Virginia in the American Revolution Close Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions are a great way to integrate concepts about Virginia during the American Revolution with literacy skills. This product contains 6 close reading passages with comprehension questions. Each passage is 2 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 why the colonists declared independence
+The Declaration of Independence
+ The differences between patriots and loyalists
+ The roles of different groups of people during the Revolutionary War (American Indians, women, enslaved African Americans, free African Americans)
+ Famous Virginians during the American Revolution (George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and James Lafayette)
+ The role of the Marquis de Lafayette during the Revolutionary War
+ The American victory at Yorktown
+ The reasons for moving Virginia’s capital from Williamsburg to Richmond
Use as interactive notes or textbook while studying colonial Virginia or as a way to integrate Virginia Studies into your language arts class!
These passages are specifically aligned with Virginia Studies SOL VS.5. This product has been updated to reflect the 2015 changes to the standard.
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Virginia in the American Revolution 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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