A comprehension task to use when learning about Carol Moseley Braun.
Celebrate Black History Month in your classroom with this resource about Carol Moseley Braun, the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
Download and print the worksheet and comprehension task, or you can print just the poster on tabloid paper.
An answer sheet is provided for the comprehension task.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
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