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Social Studies Reading Passages

Social Studies Reading Passages
Social Studies Reading Passages
Social Studies Reading Passages
Social Studies Reading Passages
Social Studies Reading Passages
Social Studies Reading Passages
Social Studies Reading Passages
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These biographies are paragraphs featuring 32 important individuals in United States history. The people included are community creators and shapers, entrepreneurs, good citizens, heroes, scientists and inventors, and writers and artists. All of these individuals are specifically required in the Grade 3 Social Studies TEKS, making them great for social studies in 3rd grade Texas classrooms.

Each passage is one page and consists of one paragraph of informational text with 4 multiple choice comprehension questions. The questions are modeled after the types of questions on standardized reading tests and include a variety of reading skills.

These paragraphs are short but filled with academic vocabulary. The measured reading levels range from 3rd-5th, with most texts showing as "fairly easy to read" on readability indicators.

The preview shows 6 of the passages so that you can get a good idea of the format and suitability for your students. I have 22 years of experience in 3rd grade and 32 years of experience preparing students for standardized reading testing.

Here is what is included when you purchase this resource:

Community Shapers and Creators:
• Benjamin Banneker (1 page)
• Benjamin Franklin (1 page)
• Christopher Columbus (1 page)
• Daniel Boone (1 page)
• Juan de Onate (1 page)
• Pierre Charles L'Enfant (1 page)
• Answer Key (1 page)

• Henry Ford (1 page)
• Mary Kay Ash (1 page)
• Wallace Amos (1 page)
• Milton Hershey (1 page)
• Sam Walton (1 page)
• Answer Key (1 page)

Good Citizens:
• Clara Barton (1 page)
• Ruby Bridges (1 page)
• Helen Keller (1 page)
• Answer Key (1 page)

• James A. Lovell (1 page)
• Harriet Tubman (1 page)
• Juliette Gordon Low (1 page)
• Todd Beamer (1 page)
• Ellen Ochoa (1 page)
• Hector P. Garcia (1 page)
• John D. Olivas (1 page)
• Answer Key (1 page)

Scientists and Inventors:
• Jonas Salk (1 page)
• Maria Mitchell (1 page)
• Cyrus McCormick (1 page)
• Bill Gates (1 page)
• Louis Pasteur (1 page)
• Answer Key (1 page)

Writers and Artists:
• Bill Martin, Jr. (1 page)
• Carmen Lomas Garza (1 page)
• Kadir Nelson (1 page)
• Phillis Wheatley (1 page)
• Laura Ingalls Wilder (1 page)
• Phillis Wheatley (1 page)
• Answer Key (1 page)
• TOU & Credits (1 page)

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► These Social Studies Paired Texts feature 2 paragraphs and 8 questions for each important person.

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