Reconstruction and Life After Close Reading Passages & Comprehension Questions is a great way to integrate concepts about Reconstruction with literacy skills. This product contains 9 close reading passages with comprehension questions about Reconstruction and the years of industrialization following Reconstruction. Each passage is 1-3 pages in length (double-spaced) and comes with 5-6 short response questions. All of the passages and questions can also be shared with students digitally and completed using Google Slides. Topics include:
+ leaders of Reconstruction
+ the Reconstruction amendments and major policies
+ the effects of Reconstruction on the North, the South, and African Americans
+ what caused Reconstruction to end
+ southern laws that affected African Americans such as Black Codes and Jim Crow Laws
+ the rise of American cities and immigration
+ industrialization and captains of industry
+ reasons for westward expansion and how it affected American Indians
+ 18th and 19th Amendments
Use as interactive notes or textbook while studying Reconstruction and industrialization or as a way to integrate social studies into your language arts class!
While this unit is specifically aligned with Virginia U.S. History SOLs USII.3 and USII.4, it also closely matches the standards for Reconstruction and the years following Reconstruction for most U.S. History standards.
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Reconstruction & Life After Unit
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides.
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