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American History Close Reading Comprehension Activity Bundle | 5th & 6th Grade

American History Close Reading Comprehension Activity Bundle | 5th & 6th Grade

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This is a bundle of fifty-five close reading activities. Each activity comes with an informational text, comprehension and grammar questions, an extension task, crossword puzzle and wordsearch activity.

The NO PREP informational text activities are perfect for students in fifth grade or sixth grade and timeline the history of the United States.

Included in each PDF printable resource:

  • An informational text
  • A comprehension activity with eight questions
  • Two grammar questions about the text
  • An extension writing activity
  • An answer sheet for self-assessment or teacher use
  • A crossword puzzle & wordsearch to consolidate learning


The following activities form part of the bundle:

  • The American Revolutionary War Book (contains six activities that timeline the war)
  • Influential US Presidents Volume I (contains activities on George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt)
  • Influential US Presidents Volume II (contains activities on Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John Kennedy and Barrack Obama)
  • The Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • The California Gold Rush
  • The Great Depression
  • The Moon Landing
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • World War II Collection (ten activities that timeline the war)
  • World War II Leaders (six activities about the key leaders of WWII)
  • Martin Luther King
  • Rosa Parks
  • Ruby Bridges
  • Muhammed Ali
  • Jesse Owens
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Serena Williams


  • American Civil War Informational Text Activity Book - 9 Comprehension Activities
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Joe Biden
  • Kamala Harris
  • 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
  • The Pilgrims & the First Thanksgiving


These resources are great for:

  • In class learning
  • Independent work
  • Homework
  • Guided reading sessions
  • Assessment practice
  • Reading interventions
  • Emergency sub plans

The activities require NO PREP; they each have a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers and answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the documents.


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