Reconstruction: Virginia Studies Close Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions are a great way to integrate concepts about Virginia during and after Reconstruction with literacy skills. This product contains 4 close reading passages with comprehension questions. Each passage is 1-2 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:
+ The problems Virginia faced during Reconstruction
+ Efforts made to resolve problems during Reconstruction (The Freedmen’s Bureau and sharecropping)
+ How African Americans gained rights during Reconstruction and lost many of those rights because of Jim Crow laws
+ The effects of Jim Crow laws on African Americans and American Indians
+ The effects of segregation and discrimination on Virginians
+ How the railroad, cities, and new industries contributed to the growth of Virginia after Reconstruction
Use as interactive notes or textbook while studying Virginia during and after Reconstruction or as a way to integrate Virginia Studies into your language arts class!
These passages are specifically aligned with Virginia Studies SOL VS.8. This product has been updated to reflect the 2015 changes to the standard.
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Reconstruction: Virginia Studies 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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