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This reading comprehension activity provides students with information about Sam Houston who led the Texans to victory over Mexico in the Battle of San Jacinto and became the first President of the Republic of Texas. This product includes a two page biography detailing his life from birth to death, 10 reading comprehension questions and a reflection page for fast finishers / enrichment. Questions are formatted much like those on the 4th Grade STAAR Test.
2 Page Biography of Sam Houston
10 Comprehension Questions
1 Reflection Page
1 Student Answer Document
1 Teacher Answer Key
✏️ Intended Audience
4th - 5th Grade
3rd Grade Advanced Reader
6th Grade Needing Extra Assistance in Reading
✏️ Sample Question
2. What might have occurred if Sam Houston had not ordered the attack on
A. Santa Anna would have given up and surrendered.
B. Texas might have lost their fight for independence and been ruled by Mexico.
C. Texas soldiers would have retreated, and the fight for independence would have
D. Sam Houston might have resigned as leader of the Texas soldiers.
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