Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions: Influential Leaders

Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions: Influential Leaders
Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions: Influential Leaders
Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions: Influential Leaders
Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions: Influential Leaders
Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions: Influential Leaders
Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions: Influential Leaders
Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions: Influential Leaders
Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions: Influential Leaders
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Are you looking for engaging informational reading passages that come with comprehension questions that will assess your students reading comprehension? This resource includes 7 different reading passages about 7 famous and influential leaders, who made a positive and lasting impact in our country and the world. Each article comes with 2 pages of comprehension questions for each article. This resource also includes a graphic organizer, one for each person, so students can fill in and summarize the important contributions of each leader. There is also a cover page with the name, a famous quote, and a picture of the special person, that students can use a cover page or coloring sheet to the article.

These articles write about the important work that these influential leaders did to impact our world in a positive and inspiring way, focusing on the hardships they overcame and their lasting impact, and how they taught kindness acceptance for for ALL humans (and animals!).

If you are looking for excellent articles with content about the powerful leaders who helped shape our country, non-fiction text features, and can be used in a variety of different activities, then this is the resource for you! These articles are excellent to read as part of your guided reading, reader's workshop, test prep, independent reading, even homework! These articles are the perfect way to incorporate social studies content into English Language Arts!

This resource is also part of a Reading Passages and Comprehension Question BUNDLE. NOW is the time purchase this bundle! By purchasing this resource now, you will get the most for your money. When the growing bundle is complete, you will have 42 different reading passages, with 2 pages of comprehension checks for each article.

My goal is to have ALL the reading passages completed and uploaded to the bundle by August 1st, 2018, so that you will have them ready to use at the very start of your school year. When a new reading passage resource is released, all you have to do is redownload the bundle from Teachers Pay Teachers (under the "My Purchases" button) and open the folder for the new file!

Estimated Grade Level Equivalent: 3rd grade. Can be used as a read aloud for whole group reading lessons in second grade or used to work with your emerging fourth grade readers. If you still have questions about the readability, please check out the FREEBIE article, so you can determine if it is a good fit for your needs.
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Articles in this resource include the followlng influential leaders:

1. Mother Theresa- Includes a two page article (in black and white) and a graphic organizer. There are two comprehension checks: analyzing famous words and character traits of Mother Theresa and questions about the text (true/false statement, using text evidence).

2. Jane Goodall- Includes a two page article (in black and white) and a graphic organizer. There are two comprehension checks: using text evidence to share thinking about the reading and citing text evidence where students write their thinking and what the text says.

3 . Nelson Mandela- Includes a two page article (in black and white) and a graphic organizer. There are two comprehension checks: questions about the text (short answer) and finding text evidence, where students compare their thinking about specific statements before and after reading the article.

4. Eleanor Roosevelt- Includes a two page article (in black and white) and a graphic organizer. There are two comprehension checks: using text evidence to answer multiple choice and short answer questions, and reading and responding the the article.

5. Helen Keller- Includes a two page article (in black and white) and a graphic organizer. There are two comprehension checks: identifying key details of the text with true/false and short answer questions and identifying cause and effect relationships with the information presented in the article.

6. Malala Yousafzai- Includes a two page article (in black and white) and a graphic organizer. There are two comprehension checks: identifying key details of the text with true/false and short answer questions and filling in the missing details with a cloze reading passage.

7. Mahatma Ghandi- Includes a two page article (in black and white) and a graphic organizer. There are two comprehension checks: identifying facts and opinions about the content in the article and matching statements with information presented in the article.

If you have any questions, please email me prior to purchasing.
Thank you!
Melissa :)

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