Presidents Day Activities Reading Comprehension Passages - Word Search and More

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This Presidents Day activities resource is an informative reading comprehension packet with 60 pages of information to use for Presidents Day for upper elementary students (for some 3rd graders, 4th grade and some 5th grades). There are writing activities, reading comprehension checks and a word search. The informational (non-fiction) book will help your students understand how Presidents Day came into being.

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This resource will also give your students facts about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.

Real photos are used.

This informative 60-page unit contains:

Informational book for the teacher’s use for a whole group read aloud or to use in centers

⭐ A glossary is included for words that students may not be familiar with

Student reader that reflects the information from the read aloud

Fun Facts about Washington and Lincoln (some you probably never knew)

Worksheets These can be used for center work if desired and they include:

Timelines in 2 different formats…one for Lincoln and one for Washington

Comprehension Checks in the form of an interactive book and a fill in the blank

Fix-it Sentences where students have to correct capitalization and punctuation mistakes

Word Search Vocabulary

Presidential Word Problems

Presidential Fact Gathering and Writing

⭐ A few Word Wall Cards that you can use during read aloud or for your Writing Center

Templates for a non-fiction class book (color and black and white)

**NOTE: Please be sure to check out the preview to make sure this is appropriate for your grade level. This is all very easily differentiated.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.


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