Making Comparisons with a Venn Diagram: Bessie Coleman and Mae Jemison
Students read short biographies of pilot Bessie Coleman and astronaut Mae Jemison, each a pioneer in her field. They then practice using a Venn diagram to compare the lives and accomplishments of each woman.
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: A Female Freedom Fighter
Use this resource to practice comparing and contrasting key points and details between two texts. Your students will complete a graphic organizer to record the important information from two historical texts on the same topic.
Children learn about the environmental activist and women's rights advocate Wangari Maathai. Students will read a biography about the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
Build your fifth grader's reading skills before they go off to middle school with these fun and informative worksheets. Reading comprehension, fun facts, and vocabulary are just a few of the subjects included to prepare your student for their future academic career. Communicate how vital reading is in the future by highlighting the connections to our social sciences worksheets and science worksheets, also for fifth grade students.