Books and Passages

Famous African Americans - Sojourner Truth

Passage

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/lessons/630_famous_african_americans_sojourner_truth.pdf

Grade: 3
Lexile Level: 630L
Domain: U.S. History
Text Type: Informational
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/passages/answer_key/famous_african_americans_sojourner_truth_answers.pdf

Grade: 3
Lexile Level: 630L
Domain: U.S. History
Text Type: Informational
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

Vocabulary

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/node_10372.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/node_13355.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/pages/vocabulary_worksheet_2-8.pdf

Standards

This Passage & Question Set and related Vocabulary materials align to the following Common Core Anchor Standards:

Passage & Question Set
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10

Vocabulary Material
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.6

Full Standards Descriptions


CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
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.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.6
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

User Comments

Great article for my third grade reading group. Students' had a lot of questions about the article

Wonderful! The students will go home and teach their parents!!!

This is a great lesson for students to learn about the great women of our History.

Great resource! It helps with raising awareness to Women's History Month.

Thanks so much for the great resources.

Since this is Women's History Month, this is a great lesson and resource for my students to read, enjoy, think, and explain in their own way.

The lessons on African Americans are a great resource in my third grade class.