World War II Close Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions are a great way to integrate concepts about World War II with literacy skills. This product contains 9 close reading passages with comprehension questions. Each passage is 1-3 pages in length (double-spaced) and comes with 4-7 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 for WWII
+ Pearl Harbor and the reasons for U.S. involvement in WWII
+ the countries and leaders that were a part of the Allies and the Axis Powers
+ changes on the American home front during WWII (economic changes, job creation, rationing)
+ the roles different groups played during WWII (women, African Americans, American Indians)
+ the treatment of Japanese Americans during WWII
+ the atomic bombs dropped on Japan
+ outcomes of WWII
Use as interactive notes or textbook while studying World War II or as a way to integrate social studies into your language arts class!
While these passages are specifically aligned with Virginia U.S. History SOLs USII.7 and USII.8a-b, they also closely match most U.S. History standards.
SAVE MONEY... these close reading passages are included in the following bundle for a discounted price:
World War II 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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