Informational Text Passages and Standards Based Questions Grades 6-8 – The Lincoln Highway
Are you looking for high-interest, CCSS-aligned nonfiction texts for your middle school students? Download my Informational Text Passages with Standards-Based Questions and review critical informational common core standards while teaching valuable historical content! Your students will be able to practice their informational reading and writing skills with targeted question sets, engaging grade-level passages, creative literacy activities, graphic organizers, and more.
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This text set covers four engaging topics: The Lincoln Highway, The Birth and Rise of the Automobile, How America Got Moving, and Henry Ford.
This mini-unit is a perfect way to review informational text standards, target specific skills, or wrap up the year. In addition to whole class study, this text set is perfect for intervention courses, state test prep, small group reading intervention, stations, substitute plans, early finishers, and more! The detailed teacher’s guide with pacing suggestions takes the guesswork out of executing these lessons flawlessly.
Your students will love the fascinating history of the early American transportation system and you’ll love the creative, easy-to-implement literacy activities in both print and digital formats so you can use them however you may be teaching!
► What’s Included?
- A pre-reading activity to activate background knowledge
- Four middle school informational passages (800-1000 words, ~1000L level)
- Four Standards-Aligned Question Sets
- Key Ideas & Details (RI.1, RI.2, RI.3)
- Craft & Structure (RI.4, RI.5, RI.6)
- Integration of Ideas (RI.7, RI.8, RI.9)
- Mixed (RI.1-RI.9)
- Constructed Response Opportunities
- A WebQuest to extend the learning for engaged students or early finishers
- Viewing guide for a paired documentary (100 Years on the Lincoln Highway)
- Plan a Cross-Country Road Trip Project
- Audio Files of All Passages
- Answer Keys
► Nonfiction Text Passage Topics:
- The Lincoln Highway
- The Birth & Rise of the Automobile
- How America Got Moving
- Henry Ford
Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS): CCSS.RL.6.1-9, CCSS.RL.7.1-9, CCSS.RL.8.1-9
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