Your students will love learning about colonial life in New England Colonies with this engaging, no prep reading activity packet! 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 eight activity pages and their answer keys. The passage is written at a 3rd grade reading level and is accompanied with a summarizing activity, multiple choice activity (8 prompts), a matching activity (5 prompts), and a coloring page. All answer keys are included.
The objective of this activity is for students to be able to understand the reasons Pilgrims & Puritans left England, and to understand the culture, education, government, and economy of the New England colonies.
➊ Passage (leveled for 3rd grade)
➋ Summarizing Prompt
➌ Matching Activity (5 prompts)
➍ Multiple Choice Activity (8 prompts)
➎ Coloring Page
➏ Answer Keys
❏Common Core ELA
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
✓CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
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