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The War of Independence Reading Activities

The War of Independence Reading Activities
The War of Independence Reading Activities
The War of Independence Reading Activities
The War of Independence Reading Activities
The War of Independence Reading Activities
The War of Independence Reading Activities
The War of Independence Reading Activities
The War of Independence Reading Activities
Product Description
These reading activities give students the opportunity to think about the informational text that they are reading. Students use digital devices to complete the activities. Important Common Core skills such as finding textual evidence and determining the central idea are included. No copies or handouts are needed.

Product Details
This informational text is broken down into small sections. Each section is followed by an activity that enables students to process what they have just read before moving on to the next section. Some of the reading activities can be done in pairs.

This resource can be used in place of the textbook or as a supplemental resource. It is compatible with most textbooks. It can also be assigned for homework to students who have access to iPads and laptops at home.

Students with access to iPads or laptops use notebook paper along with their devices to read and complete the activities. This resource also works for students in a classroom with a large projection screen (69”H x 71”W or larger) and an LCD projector.

Topics Covered in the Informational Text:
1. The Second Continental Congress
2. The Siege of Boston
3. Strengths and Weaknesses
4. Battle of New York
5. Trenton and Princeton
6. Saratoga
7. Winter at Valley Forge
8. Thomas Paine’s "The Crisis"
9. Yorktown
10. The 1783 Treaty of Paris

This Resource Includes:
1. notebook paper setup examples
2. assignment instructions
3. informational text about the War of Independence
4. reading activities such as write questions, contrast, determine the central idea, sequencing, answer questions, recall, quick review and support the topic sentence
5. a close reading of edited excerpts from "The American Crisis"
6. an explanation and illustrated example for supporting a topic sentence
7. an explanation and illustrated example for determining the central idea
8. an answer key

Skills Practiced
1. determining the central idea of an informational text section
2. writing a summary sentence for an informational text section
3. using evidence from the text to support a topic sentence

Notes
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Total Pages
23 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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