Passages cover: Colonial Gunsmiths, Wigmakers, Apothecaries, Printers, Tailors, and Tanners as well as apprenticeships. This product is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension). The product contains: 9 one-page reading passages of informational text on Colonial Tradesmen and Craftsmen; 9 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 9 reading passages about the subject - Colonial Tradesmen and Craftsmen. The passages cover the following topics:
Tradesmen, Craftsmen and Guilds in Colonial America
Pauper Apprentices; Female Apprentices
Note: the three reading passages covering tradesmen and craftsmen and apprenticeships also appear in Colonial Tradesmen and Craftsmen Part 2; however the comprehension questions for those passages are different. All reading passages also appear in Colonial Careers: Tradesmen and Craftsmen.
Grades 5-8 and Homeschool
Note: The informational text also appears in my Colonial American Careers Lesson Plan.
Check out Colonial Craftsmen, Part 2 which covers the following craftsmen: Blacksmith, Cooper, Basket Weaver, Carpenter, Chandler, Wheelwright
Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions - Colonial Craftsmen, part 2
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