WWII: Germany & Japan Close Reading & Writing Activity (SS5H4, SS5H4a)

WWII: Germany & Japan Close Reading & Writing Activity (SS5H4, SS5H4a)
WWII: Germany & Japan Close Reading & Writing Activity (SS5H4, SS5H4a)
WWII: Germany & Japan Close Reading & Writing Activity (SS5H4, SS5H4a)
WWII: Germany & Japan Close Reading & Writing Activity (SS5H4, SS5H4a)
WWII: Germany & Japan Close Reading & Writing Activity (SS5H4, SS5H4a)
WWII: Germany & Japan Close Reading & Writing Activity (SS5H4, SS5H4a)
WWII: Germany & Japan Close Reading & Writing Activity (SS5H4, SS5H4a)
WWII: Germany & Japan Close Reading & Writing Activity (SS5H4, SS5H4a)
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Your students will love learning about WWII with this engaging, no prep reading activity! This is perfect for adding literacy to your social studies curriculum because it’s academically-aligned for ELA and for social studies. Plus, it’s so easy to use that you can even leave it for sub plans!

This resource includes seven activity pages and their answer keys. The passage is written at a 5th grade reading level, is accompanied with close reading strategies, and is aligned with Common Core ELA standards. The first read includes annotating the text for main idea/supporting details and vocabulary and main idea graphic organizers (RI.5.2). The second read includes vocabulary in context practice (RI.5.4). The third read includes summarize (RI.5.1) and analyze (RI.5.1, W.5.2) the text.

The objectives of this activity are for students to be able to describe German aggression in Europe and Japanese aggression in Asia, quote accurately from a text when explaining what a text says explicitly, determine the main idea, summarize the text, determine the meaning of general academic words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic area, and write informative text to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

This objective and resources aligns with Georgia Standards of Excellence and Common Core ELA, but can supplement many state standards. 

Resource Includes: 

• Passage (leveled for 5th grade) over the the German & Japanese aggression during WWII

• Close Reading Pages (x6)

  • First Read: Annotate and Determine Main Idea (RI.5.2)
  • Second Read: Vocabulary in Context (RI.5.4)
  • Third Read: Summarize (RI.5.1) and Analyze (RI.5.2, W.5.2)
  • Answer Keys included for all pages

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