Language Arts: Transcontinental Railroad – Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions


Grades 4-7 and Homeschool

Sarah Peterson

Hands on History

 

READING COMPREHENSION:

THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

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This product is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension).  The product contains: NINE one-page passages of informational text on The Transcontinental Railroad;  NINE pages of reading comprehension questions (one for each passage); and the teacher’s keys.   Questions are true or false; multiple choice and open ended, and include both literal and inferential questions.  The reading passages can be used for CLOSE READING with other non-fiction graphic organizers as well!

 

THIS PRODUCT IS GREAT FOR A QUICK SAMPLE FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS!   It may be used for Independent Reading, Homework, or as a Supplemental Homeschool Worksheet.

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TOPICS INCLUDE:

EAST COAST TO WEST COAST

THE CENTRAL PACIFIC  RAILROAD

THE UNION PACIFIC  RAILROAD

ALL IN A DAY’S WORK

LIFE ON THE JOB

WHO WERE THE WORKERS?  CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD

WHO WERE THE WORKSERS?   UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

PROMONTORY SUMMIT

INTERESTING FACTS: THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

 

Grades 4-7 and homeschool

 

Please note:  The Informational Text also appears in my Wild West Career Lesson Plan; however, the reading comprehension questions are not a part of that lesson plan.

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Happy Learning!

Sarah

 

 

 

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