The Late 19th Century to World War I Close Reading Passages & Comprehension Questions is a great way to integrate concepts about the Spanish American War, Big Stick Diplomacy, and WWI with literacy skills. This product contains 6 close reading passages with comprehension questions. Each passage is 1-3 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 reasons for and the outcomes of the Spanish American War
+ the meaning and examples of Big Stick Diplomacy
+ Theodore Roosevelt’s impact on American foreign policy
+ the reasons why the United States became involved in WWI
+ the Allied Powers and the Central Powers
+ U.S. leadership at the conclusion of WWI
+ the reason why the United States did not become a member of the League of Nations
Use as interactive notes or textbook while studying the Spanish American War, Big Stick Diplomacy, and WWI or as a way to integrate social studies into your language arts class!
While these passages are specifically aligned with Virginia U.S. History SOLs USII.5, they also closely match most U.S. History standards.
SAVE MONEY... these close reading passages are included in the following bundle for a discounted price:
The Late 19th Century to WWI 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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