Reconstruction: Passages

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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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Reconstruction Differentiated Reading Passages

NOTE: A Civil War Complete Unit Plan is currently in the works (as of March 2017). Through the creation of the unit plan, many updates and additions will be made to this resource. If you purchase this resource now, you will be able to download all of the updates made after the unit plan is released. Be sure to hit the "Follow Me" for this TpT shop, so you are notified immediately when the unit plan is posted. Then, you'll know you can return to this download for an updated version. (Or at that time you could also choose to purchase the unit plan at a discounted rate since you will have already purchased this resource.) | Feel free to email me here with questions! | While you wait, you can also check out other unit plans here that are currently available to get an idea of what the Civil War Complete Unit Plan will be like.

This Resource Includes:
• 5 Engaging Reading Passages - see specific topics below
• 3 Differentiated Reading Levels for Each Passage
• Questions + Answer Keys for Each Passage Aligned to Common Core Standards
[RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5, RI.8]
• Lesson Plans for Use of Passages within Guided Reading Groups
• Teacher's Guide to Using Passages for Homework and Classwork
• Student's Guide to Close Reading

Ideas for Use:
• To Teach New Information and Supplement / Enhance the Textbook
• During Social Studies Instruction, for Close Reading, and in Guided Reading Groups
• For Homework, Classwork, Morning Work, Center Rotations, and Research Projects
• For Assessment, Unit Review, and Test Prep

This Resource Allows You To:
• Easily and Instantly Differentiate Your Instruction
• Share the Same Rich Information with Every Reader on Every Level in Your Class
• Instantly Integrate Social Studies and Reading
• Fit Everything into Your Busy Schedule


Differentiated Passage Topics Included:
→ What was Reconstruction?
→ President Lincoln's Assassination
→ The Diary of Gideon Welles (Primary Source)
(Welles was present as the President was on his death bed)
→ The Effects of President Lincoln's Death (Primary Source)
→ The Freedman's Bureau (Primary Source)

Want passages covering the Civil War?
Check out the Civil War passage set here!


Differentiated Reading Levels Included:
Each passage is included on multiple levels. [Learn more about the levels here!]
Passage levels are discretely labeled with a shape code.

LEVEL ONE → 4th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 3rd Grader, Below Grade Level 5th Grader]

LEVEL TWO → 5th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 4th Grader, Below Grade Level 6th & 7th Graders]

LEVEL THREE → 6th & 7th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 5th Grader, Below Grade Level 8th Grader]


FIRST TIME BUYER? Or Want to Know More About the Levels?
Take a look at the FREE Differentiated Passage Snapshot to find out more about what is included, how the passages are organized, how the levels are differentiated, and determine if the levels are a good fit for your students.

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