These no prep, print and go
nonfiction passages include 33
passages for American Symbols, Back History, U.S. Presidents (Washington-Monroe), and Inventors!
Each passage addresses differentiated
comprehension, vocabulary, main idea and details, summarization, and paragraph writing. Some passages also include timelines. These passages are perfect for SLPs, special education teachers, or general education teachers.
This product is great for students in 2nd-5th grades. I often use this product with middle school students who have language impairments as well.
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FREEBIE: Nonfiction Passage for Statue of Liberty
Freebie: Nonfiction Passage for Thomas Edison
★ ★ This bundle includes the following nonfiction products: ★ ★
→ Nonfiction Passages for American Symbols: Comprehension, Vocabulary, and More! ←
• Statue of Liberty
• Jefferson Memorial
• Liberty Bell
• Lincoln Memorial
• Washington Memorial
• Mount Rushmore
• The White House
• District of Columbia War Memorial
• Air Force One
→ Nonfiction Passages for Black History: Comprehension, Vocabulary and More! ←
• Martin Luther King, Jr.
• Rosa Parks
• Harriet Tubman
• Booker T. Washington
• Frederick Douglass
• George Washington Carver
• Jackie Robinson
• Jesse Owens
• Sojourner Truth
• Thurgood Marshall
→ Nonfiction Passages for Inventors: Comprehension, Vocabulary, and More! ←
• Alexander Graham Bell
• Benjamin Franklin
• Eli Whitney
• George Washington Carver
• Henry Ford
• Johannes Gutenberg
• Samuel Morse
• Thomas Edison
• The Wright Brothers
→ President: (Only available in the BUNDLE!) ←
• George Washington
• John Adams
• Thomas Jefferson
• James Madison
• James Monroe
★ The Following is included for each topic: ★
• Background Knowledge: (only inventors and presidents)
→ Use this list to determine what additional topics/events may be helpful to further the students understanding of each inventor.
• Timeline: (only in black history, presidents, and inventors)
→ Use these timelines to give your students a quick summary of important events/dates related to each inventor.
• Important Vocabulary Cards:
→ Use these cards to pre-teach important vocabulary from the nonfiction passage.
→ Depending on the level of your students either read the passage aloud to your students or have them read the passage themselves.
• Comprehension Questions:
(2 levels in american symbols, 3 levels in black history, 4 levels in presidents and inventors)
→ Depending on the level of your students either allow them to answer the multiple choice questions (level 1), the multiple choice questions with answers in complete sentences (level 2), the open ended comprehension questions (level 3) or the expansion questions (level 4).
• Graphic Organizer:
→ Use this graphic organizer to help your students plan a 5 sentence paragraph. Allow them to use the nonfiction passage or research independently to fill in the graphic organizer.
• Write a Paragraph:
→ Use the included page for your students to write a 5 sentence paragraph using the graphic organizer they completed.
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