These paired texts cover two of the most famous people in United States history -- Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson.
Your students will learn how to compare and contrast informational passages while learning 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 Hamilton's childhood 1 informational text about Jefferson's childhood 1 quiz to cover these texts
→ Adult Life: 1 informational text about Hamilton's impact on the US 1 informational text about Jefferson's impact on the US 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: 549 words Longest Article Length: 627 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.
Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. **Cover image by FreePik.com
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