Four mini-lessons on the Zoot Suit Riots. Intended for
middle and high school.
All student pages in black and white for easy printing.
End-of-course tests are moving more towards informational reading passages for reading comprehension, and this packet offers a non-fiction piece with questions + 3 additional mini-lessons. The questions have STAAR question stems / question stems used for state testing.
What is in this packet:
*Informational reading passage on the Zoot Suit Riots
*Reading comprehension questions over the passage
*Activity: Contemporary Connections -- the Zoot Suit Riots and Today's News
(a current events activity)
*Writing prompt based on reading passage and activities
*Activity: You are Part of the Story! (Interview activity)
*Answer Keys for everything
*How to Use this Packet instructions for teacher
TEKS Covered (for those teaching in Texas):
TEKS Grades 6,7,8 TEKS 2.9; 10; 11;[reading informational and persuasive texts] 17 [writing expository essay]
TEKS Grades 9-12 TEKS 9; 10; [reading informational and persuasive texts] 15; [writing expository essay]
TEKS Grades 9-12 TEKS 17, 24 and 35 [Listening and speaking]
Common core aligned.
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