Paired Texts: US History: Neil Armstrong and John Glenn

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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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These paired texts cover two of the most famous people in United States history -- Neil Armstrong and John Glenn.

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 Armstrong's childhood
1 informational text about Glenn's childhood
1 quiz to cover these texts

→ Adult Life:
1 informational text about Armstrong's adult life
1 informational text about Glenn's adult life
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: 712 words
Longest Article Length: 1,055 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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Paired Texts: US History: Neil Armstrong and John Glenn
Paired Texts: US History: Neil Armstrong and John Glenn
Paired Texts: US History: Neil Armstrong and John Glenn
Paired Texts: US History: Neil Armstrong and John Glenn