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Harriet Tubman Reading Passage and Worksheets

# of Pages: 15
File Type: ZIP, PDF, Google Apps



With this high-interest Harriet Tubman reading unit, your students will learn all about the highly inspirational story of Underground Railroad conductor, Harriet Tubman. Now includes a digital version for Google Classroom. Perfect for a helpful Black History Month reading passage and mini unit, this resource includes everything, including worksheets, that you need for a full week of reading activities about Harriet Tubman. Engaging for students and NO PREP for teachers!


Click HERE to save 30% on this unit, along with 4 other high-interest units in the Black History Close Reading Bundle.


The digital version of this packet includes ready-made, visually-appealing Google slides for you to share with your class. They include interactive drag and drop annotation marks and fillable text dependent activities.


If you have never used Close Reading or even if you are already a pro, this packet truly is for you! It has everything you need for a complete, successful informational text reading unit.


The informational passage included in this 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 Harriet Tubman reading unit includes:

  • Harriet Tubman: Underground Railroad Conductor 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


This packet is perfect for a Harriet Tubman reading unit, a mini Black History Month unit, or a helpful informational reading unit! It has been a great hit with many teachers and reluctant readers.


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.


Looking for MORE CLOSE READING packets? Here you go:
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As always, please contact me with any questions!

Thank you,
Shelly Rees


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