Your students will enjoy learning about the famous scientist and inventor Carver with this high-interest George Washington Carver Reading Unit! Perfect for any time of year, this resource includes everything you need, including worksheets, for a full week of reading activities about the inventor of peanut butter! Fun for students and NO PREP for teachers!
If you have never used Close Reading or even if you are already a pro, this George Washington Carver reading packet truly is for you! It has everything you need for a complete, successful informational text reading unit.
This George Washington Carver Reading Unit includes:
- George Washington Carver Informational Passage (2 Differentiated Levels)
- 5 Days of Close Reading Activities
- Text Dependent Questions
- Written Response
- Teacher Guide Sheet
- Annotation Guide (full page and ½ page)
- Printable B/W Pages
- Color, Interactive Digital Slides for Google Classroom
- Answer Keys
September 13th is National Peanut Day. This George Washington Carver reading packet is perfect for this fun holiday, a biographical unit, or any time of year! It has also been a huge hit with many reluctant readers.
The digital version of this packet includes ready-made, visually-appealing Google slides for you to share with your class. It includes interactive drag and drop annotation marks and fillable text dependent activities.
The informational passage included in this George Washington Carver reading resource is provided in two differentiated reading levels. One is in the fifth-sixth grade reading range, and the other is in the third-fourth grade reading level range. I’ve taken all the guesswork out of differentiating and leveling of passages for you!
This packet is both rigorous and Common-Core aligned. Questions have been carefully crafted to move readers from basic, recall questions to higher-level questions where students must cite evidence from the text to support their answers. There are 5 tasks/activities for the passage, moving from easier tasks to more challenging activities.
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