These paired texts cover two of the most famous people in United States history -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Harriet Tubman.
They will help your students learn how to compare and contrast informational passages while helping them learn about two of the most important people in US History.
Contents: → 4 Nonfiction Articles → 2 Quizzes → 1 Writing Prompt → 1 Answer Key
*** Topics Covered: → The Childhood Years: 1 informational text about King's childhood 1 informational text about Tubman's childhood 1 quiz to cover these texts
→ Adult Life: 1 informational text about King's impact on the US Civil Rights Movement 1 informational text about Tubman's impact on helping slaves escape 1 quiz to cover these texts
→ Tying It All Together: 1 writing prompt to cover all 4 texts
*** Reading Level: Grades 5-7
Stretch Reading Level: Grade 4
Struggling Reading Level: Grade 8
Average Article Length: 800 words Longest Article Length: 1,064 words
*** Each quiz contains: 3 multiple choice questions 1 written response question Quizzes are written to match the level of rigor required by CCSS while not being too confusing for students. The questions assess many CCSS-ELA standards and elements of nonfiction, including vocabulary, cause and effect, citing evidence, summarizing, sequence of events, comparing and contrasting, and much more.
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Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. **Cover image by FreePik.com