Looking for a great read aloud to help teach your upper elementary students about the Reconstruction Era? This social studies read aloud unit is designed to teach Reconstruction for kids using a book read-aloud. This social studies unit is intended to be used with the book, No Small Potatoes, by Tonya Bolden. The book can be foundhere (non-affilitate link).
This social studies read aloud unit includes:
- Two levels of comprehension questions
- Short answer comprehension questions with student opinion questions included
- Character maps
- Theme analysis
- Figurative language analysis
- Author's Craft
- Summarizing graphic organizer
- Reconstruction Era vocabulary chart
- Extended response writing prompts with rubric
- Plot diagrams
- Reconstruction Era timeline activity
An even mix of the reading activities and social studies activities in this social studies read aloud unit create well-rounded and cross-curricular lessons and allows you to tailor the resource to your students’ needs!
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TEACHERS LIKE YOU SAID…
⭐ A third grade teacher said, “I used this resource as an extension of our unit Reconstruction in Social Studies. I love how it integrated other curriculum into this resource. The students absolutely loved the story and were very engaged in the activities that came with it. I love that with the many activities you can pick and choose what area of literacy you want to focus on! Overall, an awesome product and I am so excited that I found it!”