This product is great when studying The Transcontinental Railroad and/or Westward Expansion. Several standards from 3rd to 5th grade are covered.
-Teacher directions of how to use in the classroom
-2 page Transcontinental Railroad reading passage
-Transcontinental Railroad reading passage comprehension questions
-2 page Central Pacific reading passage
-Central Pacific reading passage comprehension questions
-2 page Union Pacific reading passage
-Union Pacific reading passage comprehension questions
-Venn Diagram to compare Central Pacific and Union Pacific companies
-Create A Job Flyer directions & rubric: This summative assessment uses Bloom’s highest order of thinking – Creating. Applying their evidence from the reading passages, students are given directions (and a checklist to use) to create an honest job flyer for one of the companies, illustrating positives and negatives of the job and provide text evidence to explain their choice.
**Student examples are included with purchase!
This is a great activity to practice comparison of texts and getting ready for Common Core assessments.
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