Reading Comprehension packet about Louisiana Purchase is broken up into 4 categories: Geography, Napoleon, President Jefferson & Legacy. Each category contains a summary and 2 questions to check for understanding. Also includes a graphic organizer prompting students to jot down important facts about each category as they read along.
This activity can easily be incorporated into a jigsaw puzzle teaching strategy. Assign 4 students to a group, each student will be responsible for their own category before they share out their information with group members. As each member presents, have the group members write down facts on the graphic organizer about the category being presented.