The Oregon Trail Nonfiction Close Reading Passage

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Practice close reading skills with this fun, nonfiction article. This passage discusses reasons why pioneers moved west and provides details about their difficult journeys. Students will be introduced to the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, the Gold Rush, and the Transcontinental Railroad. A map of the United States during the 1800s in provided.

Students will practice important reading skills such as determining genre, vocabulary, nonfiction text features, making inferences, determining main idea and detail, character traits, figurative language, and summarizing.


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7
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1 hour

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The Oregon Trail Nonfiction Close Reading Passage
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The Oregon Trail Nonfiction Close Reading Passage
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