The First Emancipation Proclamation
This informational text activity is about the First Emancipation Proclamation. No, it was not by Abraham Lincoln. Teach your students about a little know historical fact that a Union General attempted to enact the first Emancipation Proclamation months before Lincoln did after the battle for Fort Pulaski in Georgia!
Students will read the article, and then have to answer questions. They will have to use evidence from the text to explain their answers.
Here is a great way for your students to learn more about this topic, while practicing using informational text to answer questions.
Included in this resource is:
-a reading passage
-responding tips for informational text for student help
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