Pocahontas ~ Princess of Peace
A Close Reading Activity
Comprehending Key Details
Subject Areas: Science and English Language Arts
Recommended Grade Range: K-5; K-1 Enrichment; 2 On-Level; 4-5 Reteaching
Strand: Reading Standards for Informational Text / American History
Cluster: Key Ideas and Details / Historical Knowledge
Common Core Standards:
LA.2.RI.1.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
SS.2.A.2.4 Explore ways the daily life of people living in Colonial America changed over time.
Objective/Learning Target: The student will use close reading strategies to demonstrate understanding of key details about how Pocahontas came to be called the Princess of Peace.
How can I use close reading strategies to help me understand key details about the passage?
Materials: Make sure you have these materials ready
1. Make one copy of the reading passage and questions for each student.
Time Required: 15-20
Assessment: Student answers
Element 6: Identify Critical Content