Integrate reading, writing, and American history with a differentiated comprehension passage and worksheet about Women’s Suffrage.
Ask and Answer Questions About Women’s Rights
Whether it is Women’s History month or any other month of the year, it is never a bad time to work on your students’ reading comprehension skills. We know how tough it is to fit your Social Studies curriculum into the school day, so we have put together some differentiated pieces to help you blend Reading and Social Studies into the same segment!
Women’s Rights Movement Reading Worksheet
This Women’s Rights resource is a nonfiction reading passage based on general information about the women’s suffrage movement, women’s rights, and the 19th amendment. It is written for students in grades 3-5. We have included two differentiated passages to help you better align your content to your students’ reading levels. The passages included are
- Passage 1 – Grade Level – Lexile is 700-800
- Passage 2 – Below Grade Level – Lexile is 610
Integrate social studies content with your reading comprehension instruction and add rigor to the lesson with a women’s suffrage lesson during your reading block.. This resource is perfect for a Women’s rights unit introduction or a quick review of concepts at the end of a unit.
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:
- Guided reading groups
- Lesson warm-up
- Lesson wrap-up
- Fast finishers
- Homework assignment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
Easily Download & Print
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. Included in your download is:
- Grade Level Reading Passage
- Below Grade Level Reading Passage
- Comprehension worksheet with women’s suffrage questions and answers
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.
This resource was created by Katy Blevins, a teacher in Georgia and Teach Starter Collaborator.
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