Your students will love learning about Presidents McKinley and Roosevelt 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 five activity pages and their answer keys. The passage is written at a 5th grade reading level and is accompanied with eight multiple choice questions, one constructed response, and one extended response question with “text-based” phrases.
The objective of this activity is for students to be able to explain how William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt expanded America's role in the world, including the Spanish-American War and the building of the Panama Canal.
This objective and resources aligns with Georgia Standards of Excellence, but can supplement many state standards.
• Passage (leveled for 5th grade) over America's expansion in its role in the world
• Multiple Choice Questions (x8)
• Constructed Response (x1)
• Extended Response with "text-based" sentences starters (x1)
• Answer Keys
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