NEW FOR FALL 2016!
Colonial Merchants, Shopkeepers and Peddlers
This product is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension). The product contains: 10 one or two-page reading passages of informational text on Colonial Merchants, Shopkeepers and Peddlers; 10 pages of Reading Comprehension questions (one for each passage); and the teacher’s keys. Questions are true or false; multiple choice and open ended, and include both literal and inferential questions. The reading passages can be used for CLOSE READING with other non-fiction graphic organizers as well (not included).
THIS PRODUCT CAN BE USED FOR A QUICK SAMPLES FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS! It may be used for Independent Reading, Homework, or as a Supplemental Worksheets.
READING PASSAGE TOPICS INCLUDE:
There 10 reading passages about the subject - Colonial Merchants, Shopkeepers and Peddlers. The passages cover the following topics:
Early Colonists - Acquiring Goods
The Navigation Acts
Trading and Bartering
Colonists’ Attempts at Money
o Commodity Money
o Coins in the Colonies: English Coins, Foreign Coins, Colonial Coins
Merchants vs. Shopkeepers vs. Peddlers
The Peddler’s Reputation
The First General Stores
Well-Known Colonial Merchants: Mary Alexander and Peter Faneuil
Examples of Colonial Shopkeepers
Grades 5-8 and Homeschool
Note: The informational text also appears in my Colonial American Careers Lesson Plan.
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