Across 1 the ocean on americas west coast is the down 4 the 5 an lies north of the united states. Connecticut framework performance standards formulate historical questions based on primary and secondary sources, including documents. A set of passages for students at a first grade reading level. In short, in the place of decency, sympathy, morality, and reli gion. The middle passage was the name for the journey from. Test scholars reading comprehension skills with a worksheet that offers an indepth interview with a holocaust survivor, four multiple choice questions, and one short answer question. The page includes both a generator and premade worksheets for grades 27. The following is a passage from equianos autobiography the interesting narrative of the life of olaudah equiano. Quote 2 if the weather is sultry, and there appears the least perspiration upon their skins, when they come upon deck, there are two men attending. Middle school reading passage and comprehension worksheets.
These worksheets, free to print, are designed for a comprehensive high school united states history course. The second stage of the triangular trade, the middle passage, involved shipping the slaves to the americas. Matt james, illustrator, creates a unique vision to the lyrics of northwest passage, written by stan rogers, which tells of sir john franklins disastrous expedition 18451847. Reading comprehension worksheets for middle school. From the early days of the american colonies, forced labor and slavery grew to become a central part of colonial economic and labor systems. In this activity students analyze the impact of the middle passage and slavery in the colonies. There are 167 worksheets total, in chronological order, divided into fifteen sections. A complete listing of the englishlanguage arts content on this site. Reading comprehension worksheets ereading worksheets.
The ship was owned by liverpool banker and slave trader william gregson and his colleague george case. To identify what happened during middle passage to describe what conditions were like on the middle passage to investigate how the middle passage effected slaves to explain how slaves would have felt on the middle passage. The sea is history the sea has nothing to give but a well excavated grave. Using the list of duties provided, have students write the name of the duty performed by a plantation and town slave on the appropriate worksheet. Also, students must think of a title for each passage that relates to the main idea of the text. Resources home early years prek and kindergarten primary elementary middle school secondary high school whole school special educational needs blog. A collection of fiction and nonfiction passages written for middle school students in students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Improve your students reading comprehension with readworks. A worksheet to help students empathize with african slaves and their experience. All the passages are aligned to curriculum standards to make them very easier to use. Reading comprehension worksheets for middle school a collection of fiction and nonfiction passages written for middle school students in students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Maryland state curriculum maryland council on economic. Some of the worksheets displayed are reading comprehension practice test, reading comprehension work, nonfiction reading test koko, reading comprehension work, reading comprehension, comprehension skills, grade 7 reading practice test, unseen passage 1 read the passage and answer the.
Northwest passage is a picture book that brings a folk song to life with paintings for a vibrant history lesson. The middle passage its impact on life in africa knowledge k africans were brought over from africa via the middle passage. Just click on the worksheet title to view details about the pdf and print or download to your computer. You can find much longer passages at the bottom of this page. These worksheets are skill focused and aligned to common core state standards.
Studies have found that children typically forget between one and three months worth of school learning during. The middle passage if you look at the sea long enough, scenes from the past come back to life. These middle school science worksheets are easy to access and understand. Route, the middle passage, and the economics of slavery. English comprehension has paragraph reading comprehension and picture comprehension. Showing top 8 worksheets in the category unseen passage comprehension. Students will be able to explain the middle passage. Summary worksheet 3 directions ereading worksheets. Engage your students with these reading comprehension middle high school printable worksheets for grades k, 1 and 2. Middle passage page 3 of 7 the atlantic slave trade was the largest forced migration of people by sea in history.
Identify which leg was the middle passage or transatlantic voyage 3. Worksheets are name date middle passage, focus on the slave trade article and work. Conditions on the slave ships were terrible, but the estimated death rate of around % is lower than the mortality rate for seamen, of. Social studies reading comprehension topics for 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade and 6th and 7tg grade. Middle school science worksheets and printables provide a little bit of everything your child needs to know in junior high. Present your findings to the class by explaining the answers to your questions. Students will be able to analyze the role of economics in the institution of slavery.
Firstperson accounts of the middle passage are very rare. Your spelling words make a spelling puzzle workbook from your spelling words. It was considered the middle leg of the transatlantic trade triangle. Inference middle grades worksheet simile worksheets onomatopoeia worksheets literary terms examples inference examples. Between 1450 and 1850 at least 12 million africans were taken across the notorious middle passage of the atlantic, mainly to colonies in north america, south america, and the west indies. Reading comprehension middle high school printable worksheets.
Birds are hard to catch, so hang on to one if you catch it. A child in hiding worksheet is suitable for 6th grade. To have something is better than having nothing at all. Practice writing the letter b in the lines provided then draw and label two objects beginning with b. A wordsearch of the types of work done by slaves in the americas. Home subjects language arts worksheets reading comprehension middle school reading passages.
The middle passage although the origins are unknown and the meaning has changed over time, the middle passage is a term that commonly refers to the transporting of african slaves from the west african coast, across the atlantic sea to the americas, aboard slave ships known as slavers. Middle passage worksheet crawfords history in the making. Focus on the slave trade, article and worksheet attached. After reading a passage from call of the wild by jack london. Students analyze images and read primary source text from an 11 year old slave who experienced the middle passage. Answer questions about what this was and how it affected history. Permission is granted to reproduce individual worksheets for classroom use only.
Includes guided textmarking practice, a teaching routine, a skill card, and connections to the standards. The middle passage tom feelings 1995 soul looks back in wonder tom feelings 1993 the middle passage grade levels 312 curriculum area art geography history language arts national language arts standards nleng. The middle passage document worksheet essay question. The core social studies themes of the lesson are contained in the reading on the conditions of the middle passage, which is supplemented by. Inference worksheets for 4th grade, 5th grade, middle school and high school. Generate reports to see how the testtakers are progressing over time. In african ports, european traders packed africans into the dark holds of large. Ereading worksheets has the best reading worksheets on the internet, and theyre all free. Premade measurement unit worksheets for grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6. This process was accomplished through the triangular trade, or what many know as the transatlantic slave trade. Using context clues using information from the passage, explain the meanings of the three boldfaced words. This quiz and worksheet set allow you to measure your knowledge of the middle passage. It was built to accommodate 451 persons but at times held over 600.
Main idea worksheet 1 students read seven original nonfiction passages and summarize the main idea of each passage. Book report forms, literature circles roles, book bingo, and other reading worksheets. The band aces won this years artist of the year award. Take and retake tests to improve grade 4 comprehension skills. Students respond to inquiry questions after analyzing the primary sources. List three goods transported during the triangular trade 4. There have been instances of slitting of ears, breaking of limbs, so as to make amputation necessary, beating out of eyes, and castration. Students will be introduced to the middle passage with a handout full of primary resources and quotes that describe the horrific journey across the atlantic. What was the name of the dungeons where slaves were held before they were shipped out.
Students will be able to explain the role of a slave in colonial america. A trained bird is twice the value of an untrained one. The closeness of the place, and the heat of the climate, added to the number in the ship, being so crowded that each had scarcely room to turn himself the air soon became unfit for respiration and brought on a sickness among the slaves, of. Use this worksheet to help you analyze the documents. Each handout contains a reading followed by a series of questions based on the reading. In this lesson, students will explore the transatlantic slave trade through multiple mediums reading, art. Middle passage document exercise all of the historical quotes below describe conditions on board the slave ships. These printable article and stories have comprehension questions to check students reading comprehension skills. A set of articles and stories for students at a second grade reading level. Reading comprehension practice test page 4 question 11 what does this sentence suggest. Read them and consider the discussion points at the end. You are free to save, edit, and print these worksheets for personal or classroom use. A whole class discussion on the middle passage may follow this activity.
Hard labor made tobacco, rice, and sugar plantations profitable. Africa, in result was affected by this tragedy with depopulation and violence. It describes his experience during the middle passage. Also, students must think of a title for each passage that relates to. Reading comprehension quiz passages reading comprehension quiz passage 1 as summer comes near, many children are really happy to forget about school for a few months. Ships departed europe for african markets with manufactured goods, which were traded for purchased or kidnapped africans, who were transported across the atlantic as slaves. A crossword with clues relating to the life of olaudah equiano. Maryland council on economic education version of lesson given to msdelewis partnership 1 triangular trade and the middle passage lesson description.
Reading comprehension worksheets focused reading passage worksheets. Displaying all worksheets related to middle passage test. Text for students who are reading at a third grade reading level. After learning the information presented in this unit, students will have an informed understanding of the west african slave trade, middle passage, and colonial life as a slave and how it impacts modern society. Teacher clipart for january bulletin boards or worksheets. Students read both, circle the main idea and write a supporting idea.
Kids cant resist learning about kings, queens, castles, and knights in shining armor, so theyll enjoy these lesson plans, reading response activities, middle ages worksheets for kids, plus a variety of crafts and activities with a medieval theme. Learning objectives outline a twoparagraph passage write outline correctly ii. The first object which saluted my eyes when i arrived on the coast was the sea, and a slave ship. In addition, students discuss the social and political motivations for slavery. This lesson provides opportunities for students to read about the triangular trade route, share findings about various legs of the journey as well as work with. Many of these assignments can now be completed online. These reading comprehension middle high school printable worksheets for grades k, 1 and 2 are great for any classroom. Take our grade 4 worksheet tests anonymously, or register so you can track your or a childs progress via our studentteacherparent portal. How were captives treated during their journey, otherwise known as, the middle passage. From lifecycles to the five senses, kids learn about humans and the world around them in fun new ways. This lesson culminates in a project which can take substantial time. The middle passagethe voyage that brought captured africans to the west indies and later to north and south america was known as the middle passage. Your child will get great handwriting practice as he rewrites the paragraphs on this page, adding in proper punctuation and capitalization when needed. However, they might be taking that goal too seriously.
Students will complete the inquiry task worksheet and write a journal entry that describes the conditions of the middle passage. Reading comprehension practice test page 3 question 7 more distance is needed to safely stop in rain or poor visibility. Students will be able to compare and contrast differences among the three colonial regions. Olaudah equianos firstperson account recalls his terrifying journey as an 11yearold captive aboard a slave ship from africa to barbados in 1756. The english were not the first europeans to land their ships on american soil.
This section has alphabet activities, phonics worksheets, basic sentence building. After reading this short mystery passage, students identify text elements and answer comprehension questions. Middle passage national museum of american history. Facing slavery unit plan fifth grade social studies timmie. In this lesson, students will explore the transatlantic slave trade through multiple mediums reading, art, poetry, etc. Source a this picture is of the slave ship brookes. A great introduction into your slavery unit that grabs your students attention and gets them asking questions. Access thousands of highquality, free k12 articles, and create online assignments with them for your students. Teachers may assign it as an inclass or homework, group or individual assignment. The atlantic ocean is also an archive of black history. Lovejoy york university, toronto abstract the enforced migration of africans to the americas in conditions of slavery lasted from the middle of the sixteenth century until the 1860s. This short nonfiction passage about camels with three multiple choice style questions will help children learn essential comprehension skills, such as making inferences and predicting, and get practice with testtaking skills. Nonfiction texts and fiction stories for students who are reading at a fourth grade reading level.
Reading comprehension middle high school printable. Be sure to check out all of our reading comprehension worksheets. Inference 4th grade long passage worksheet inference 4th grade short passage worksheet. Printed in the united states of america isbn 9781560043485 product code. The middle passage was the stage of the triangular trade in which millions of africans were forcibly transported to the new world as part of the atlantic slave trade. These are immensely popular with teachers, since they provide informational texts without any need for a textbook. Your student will practice citing supporting evidence with a passage from anne of avonlea. The vikings had discovered north america in the 11th century. List of american history readings worksheets for high. The enforced migration of africans across the atlantic paul e.1504 278 402 1375 1510 1420 706 81 987 1405 978 656 592 897 397 1476 1225 847 905 1466 829 971 179 759 359 149 1115 16 1154 365 1136 900 621 1021 582 23 524 64 969 38