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World War I & World War II Close Reading Book Bundle | 5th Grade & 6th Grade

World War I & World War II Close Reading Book Bundle | 5th Grade & 6th Grade

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Two close reading activity books that timeline both the First World War and the Second World War. In total there are sixteen reading passages; each activity has an informational text with comprehension and grammar questions, followed by an extension task, crossword puzzle and wordsearch activity.

The NO PREP reading comprehension worksheets are perfect for students in fifth grade or sixth grade. Students will learn about key areas of World War 1 and World War 2 whilst developing their comprehension skills.

The World War I book contains the following close reading activities:

1 – An Overview of World War I

2 – The Outbreak of World War I

3 – Trench Warfare in World War I

4 – The Battle of the Somme

5 – The United States Enters World War I

6 – The Treaty of Versailles

The World War II book contains the following close reading activities:

1 – The Outbreak of War in Europe

2 – World War II (Overview)

3 – Dunkirk and The Battle of Britain

4 – The Blitz

5 – The Eastern Front

6 – The Attack on Pearl Harbor

7 – The Battle of Midway

8 – The Holocaust

9 – The Surrender of the Axis Powers in Europe / VE Day

10 – The Atomic Bombs and Japan’s Surrender / VJ Day


Included in this PDF printable resource:

  • Sixteen informational texts
  • Each with a comprehension activity with ten questions
  • Each with grammar questions about the text
  • Each with an extension writing activity
  • Answer sheets for self-assessment or teacher use
  • Each has a crossword puzzle and wordsearch activity


This resource is great for:

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

The activity requires NO PREP; it has 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 document.


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