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This Day in History Newspaper Informational Nonfiction Reading Passages BUNDLE

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    Would you like to introduce topics from History into your daily reading schedule? Do you need a no-prep resource to practice literacy skills in your Reading lessons? Want to address Current Events in EVERY MONTH with a Historical twist? This resource is perfect for the classroom teacher, interventionist or librarian looking for fun and engaging nonfiction readings from history!

    Take a look at the PREVIEWS to see everything you'll receive with the Complete History in Headline News Bundle. This bundle includes a Headline News Informational or Nonfiction Text Reading for each day in the months of January - December (with the exception of the weekly entries in the summer bundle) with actual events that happened on the corresponding days of the month.

    Resource Includes

    366 History Headline News Readings

    1 Reproducible Weekly Student News Organizer

    Analysis Guide on Organizer and Readings for Who, What, When, Where and Why

    Teacher Guide with Suggestions for Varied Implementation

    Content Topics Covered

    Topics Vary Each Month. Here are the topics from January.

    United Nations Declaration

    First Female to Lead Major Movie Production Company (Fox)

    Utopia Experiment in New Harmony, IN

    French Indian War

    New York Yankees and Babe Ruth

    Samuel Morse Invents and Tests Telegraph System

    Red Nosed Reindeer Holiday Song

    President Wilson's 14 Points for WWI

    Thomas Paine's Common Sense Published on American Revolution

    John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil Company

    Amelia Earhart and Flight Over Pacific Ocean

    Children's Blizzard

    President Johnson's Appointment of Robert Wagner to Cabinet

    Second Treaty of Paris to End American Revolution - Independence

    Molasses Flood in Boston

    Operation Desert Storm Against Iraq

    General Motors Introduces Corvette

    First Polar Bear Arrives in America

    First Overhead Electric Wiring System by Edison

    Presidential Inauguration Days

    Black Residents Forced Out of Portsmouth, Ohio

    Largest Block of Cheese in the World

    First Female Doctor in US, Elizabeth Blackwell

    Gold Found at Sutter's Mill - Spark of Gold Rush

    Continental Congress Memorials in American Revolution

    Chicago Bears Win Super Bowl XX

    Apollo 1 Launch Fire for NASA

    We Are the World Musician's Charity for Africa Famines

    Incorporation of Coca-Cola Company

    Lone Ranger Show First on Radio

    First McDonald's Restaurant in Soviet Union

    Social Studies Skills Addressed

    Reading informational texts

    Examining secondary sources

    Identifying evidence in reading

    Reading for content

    Examining relationships, connections, and interactions in history

    Evaluating main ideas of informational text

    Text and image analysis

    Demonstrating historical understanding

    Addresses state standards and national standards (including TEKs, Common Core, and more)!

    About this Resource

    Use as bellringers as you introduce each day's event in history, set up in Centers for informational or nonfiction text reading practice, or provide as whole class historical discussion starters.

    Each day of the month is represented so you can use this resource year after year. Use weekend dates for homework, RTI activities, NTI lessons, or skills practice for struggling readers.

    Answer Key is not included since student responses may vary.

    Each month is also available individually in my store as well as other great resources for the Interactive Social Studies Classroom!

    Buying from Michele Luck’s Social Studies

    If you like this resource, please leave feedback. If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at michele@micheleluckssocialstudies.com to let me know!

    You may also want to browse through my TpT Store for other rigorous and collaborative Social Studies resources that can make your in-class or digital and distance learning classroom more interactive for all students!

    Thank you for downloading. Happy Teaching!

    Total Pages
    369 pages
    Answer Key
    Teaching Duration
    1 Year
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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
    Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
    Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
    Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
    Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.


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