Paired Texts: US History: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Harriet Tubman

Keith Geswein
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5th - 6th, Homeschool
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30 pages
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  1. This resource includes high-interest paired texts about 14 of the most famous people in United States history. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts. This Bundle Contains: → 28 Nonfiction Articles → 14 Quizzes → 7 Writing Prompt
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This resource includes paired texts about two of the most famous people in United States history -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Harriet Tubman. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

Contents:
→ 4 Nonfiction Articles
→ 2 Quizzes
→ 1 Writing Prompt
→ 1 Answer Key


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Topics Covered:

→ The Childhood Years:
1 informational text about King's childhood
1 informational text about Tubman's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Adult Life:
1 informational text about King's impact on the US Civil Rights Movement
1 informational text about Tubman's impact on helping slaves escape
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Tying It All Together:
1 writing prompt to cover all 4 texts

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Pages 2-11 contain the passages, quizzes, and prompts in a smaller font size so you can save paper. Pages 13-29 contain the same resources in a larger font. Use whatever best helps your students! Look at the preview for more information.

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Reading Level: Grades 5-6

Average Article Length: 800 words
Longest Article Length: 1,064 words

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Each quiz contains:
3 multiple choice questions
1 written response question
Quizzes are written to match the level of rigor required by CCSS while not being too confusing for students.
The questions assess many CCSS-ELA standards and elements of nonfiction, including vocabulary, cause and effect, citing evidence, summarizing, sequence of events, comparing and contrasting, and much more.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows part of one set of texts. Your actual product download will not have watermarks.

Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please purchase an additional license if more than one teacher will be using it.

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Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
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