Alexander Hamilton was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury. He was born on January 11, 1755 or 57 in Nevis, West Indies.
Hamilton’s footprints in the history of the United States are extensive and awe-inducing. He wrote 51 of the 85 Federalist Papers and was one of the 39 men to sign the United States Constitution in 1787. He laid the foundations for the Coast Guard, developed our currency system, founded The Bank of New York and established the New York Evening Post.
He died in New York City on July 12, 1804, after being mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr.
The lessons are on four different levels
- Level 1 - Kindergarten & 1st grades (two-page worksheet)
- Level 2 - 2nd and 3rd Grades - 2 reading lesson (125 -150)
- Level 3 – 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th Grades - Reading lesson (350 - 375 words)
- Level 4 – 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th Grades - Reading Lesson (500 – 525 words)
All the lessons are common core and Level 2, 3 & 4 have additional advance assignments for the students.
These Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions for Guided Reading Levels are designed to help students learn to read carefully and to find evidence to support their answers to text-based questions.
The increasing complexity of these passages helps make differentiation efficient and effective. These passages are ideal for use during small group instruction, intervention lessons, close reading lessons, and fluency work and as assessments, as homework or as morning work.
Lesson plan includes the following components:
- Reading comprehension
- Fun Facts/Interesting Facts
- Questions (critical thinking, short answer, multiple choice, true or false, fill-in-the-blanks, mix and match, and opinion, and more)
Lesson plans are available for digital download. Multiple users (schools and organizations) must purchase a license or subscription to gain unlimited access to the lessons.