Labor Day Nonfiction Reading Comprehension & Analysis: 14 Questions + Answer Key
Why use boring, meaningless text excerpts?
Teach high school reading informational text skills with interesting history content. Perfect secondary reading response activity for Labor Day student activities!
Teach students about the true history of Labor Day, Factory conditions, factory strikes, labor strikes and labor conditions during the "Progressive Era", The Triangle Shirtwaist Company, The ludlow Massacre, Liberalism, Capitalism, Socialism and the I.W.W. (the Industrial Workers of the World), Child Labor Laws and more!
ZIP FILE INCLUDES
- Printable Student Handouts (4 pages): 20 Reading Questions to pair with CHAPTER 13 of "A People's History of the United States" by Howard Zinn (available for free using links below)
- 2 versions of above student handouts with & without page numbers (for easy differentiation)
- Google Doc version and link for Google Classroom student activities
- ANSWER KEY
- 3-point reading response rubric (easy grading)
- Google Classroom Student Instructions: How to Submit Google Doc or Attachment for a Grade
NO PREP PRINT + GO or GOOGLE DRIVE OPTION
Perfect for high school US History or English Language Arts informational text passages or nonfiction text excerpts. Use for homework, assessment, independent work or student activities.
Use one of the below links to print CHAPTER 13 or share in Google Classroom:
- Link 1
- Link 2
- Link 3
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