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

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These high-interest nonfiction passages are a great way to help your students analyze similarities and differences between two texts.

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US History Paired Texts Bundle


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These paired texts cover two of the most famous people in United States history -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Harriet Tubman.

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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Reading Level: Grades 5-7
Stretch Reading Level: Grade 4
Struggling Reading Level: Grade 8

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

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Each quiz contains:
3 multiple choice
1 written response
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.

**Cover image by FreePik.com

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Total Pages
11
Answer Key
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Paired Texts: US History: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and H
Paired Texts: US History: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and H
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