Friday, October 7, 2022

FREE SOCIAL STUDIES LESSON - “Sweet History of M&Ms Reading Passage and Writing Prompt”

by TeacherWriter
2nd - 5th Grade

Engage your students in Social Studies History of M&Ms Candy! They'll do close reading of an original nonfiction text reading passage with an annotation guide. The Easel version has audio support. Then they have vocabulary activities including a vocabulary crossword. Two pages of close reading comprehension questions, and a summary writing assignment round out this week-long lesson plan.

❤Sweet! History, that is!❤

Learning sweet history about how Forrest E. Mars Sr. invented M&Ms is sure to grab your students' interest.

You'll get a PDF file and a file in Google Slides (TM).

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➤Who this is for:

▶️2nd grade higher level students

▶️3rd grade

▶️4th grade

▶️5th grade

➤What this resource includes:

  • ✅2 page teacher lesson plan
  • ✅3-page original nonfiction text
  • ✅2 graphic organizers for main idea and summary
  • ✅2 pages of comprehension questions (T/F, multiple choice, short answer, inference, and word structure)
  • ✅3 vocabulary pages
  • ✅1 vocabulary crossword puzzle
  • ✅3 writing pages, lined, lined with a picture space, and unlined
  • ✅8 informative writing rubrics (2 options for each grade 2, 3, 4, and 5)
  • ✅Teacher answer keys

  • ⭐Check out the preview to see examples of what's included!⭐

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