Grab the highlighter and have some interactive fun with the Westward Expansion Reading Passages, Questions and Text Marking Activity! Ensure understanding with different types of reading comprehension questions.
Topics include: Westward Expansion, Louisiana Purchase, California Gold Rush, Transcontinental Railroad
✔️ 4 Non-Fiction Reading Passages with Questions
✔️ Text Marking Key
✔️ Teacher Directions
✔️ Student Directions
✔️ Answer Keys
✔️ Words to Know List
✔️ Word Search
Fill in the Blank
Blue highlighter or crayon
Green highlighter or crayon
Yellow highlighter or crayon
To add an extra layer of fun (and for your early finishers) there is a different word search included with each reading passage!
The passages are meant to be completed in sequential order throughout your unit.
Reading 1: Westward Expansion
Reading 2: Louisiana Purchase
Reading 3: California Gold Rush
Reading 4: Transcontinental Railroad