Jesse Owens is more than just a great Olympian; he helped break down social barriers when Nazi Germany was gaining power and his work ethic and community service make him a wonderful role model for students. 'Jesse Owens Close Reading Passage & Task Cards' are perfect to use during Black History Month or just for test prep! Review skills such as main idea and supporting details, cause and effect, context clues, author’s purpose, making inferences, character traits, and sequence while learning about the life and legacy of Jesse Owens. Aligned with CCSS and VA SOLs. Works great for guided instruction, a center activity, or test prep. Included:
+ 1 close reading passage about Jesse Owens: The passage is seven paragraphs and fits on one page. Paragraph numbers are included so that it resembles what students will see on a standardized test.
+ 12 comprehension task cards: All questions are multiple choice and include the skills listed above. Questions require students to think critically and make LOTS of inferences.
+ student response cards
+ answer key
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This product is also a part of the following bundle:
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