This reading passage is a one-page passage giving an overview of the contributions of the Tuskegee Airmen -- the first African American unit in the military to fly planes. Their accomplishments are uncovered and the of desegregation of the military during World War II is detailed. Includes a page of vocabulary activities for students to connect to the unfamiliar vocabulary prior to reading; and a page of vocabulary activities to relate the vocabulary directly to the text after reading. There are also 10 text dependent questions with answer key. You'll want to use this for guided reading, literacy centers, homework, or more! Great for any unit on World War II.