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Urbanization Constructed Response Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 4 - 5

Use this nonfiction constructed response worksheet to teach your students about urbanization.

Urbanization in America? We’ve Got You Covered! 

Need activities about the urbanization movement in America?  We’ve put together a low-prep, no-prep worksheet activity to get your students on their way to understanding this historic event in American history.

Reading Passages for Social Studies Integration

This worksheet is a fun and engaging way for your students to learn about this historic event in American history. They will read an informational passage about various aspects of American Urbanization, then use what they learned to complete a R.A.C.E.S. constructed response graphic organizer. Finally, they’ll take what they’ve learned from that activity and use it to write a constructed response paragraph explaining the effects of urbanization on the American people.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. 

To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks. 

Make sure to check out our variety of other American History worksheets!


This resource was created by Nicole Ellis, a teacher in New York and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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