Robert Fulton – Steamboat Inventor

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Examine the life of steamboat inventor, Robert Fulton, through reading comprehension worksheet that includes both multiple choice and short answer questions. Then, take part in a word search and write definitions, words, and sentences using the vocabulary found in the reading passage.


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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Schedule time in class, or at the school library, to search for information about inventors and their inventions
  • Create a focus wall that pupils can add pictures and information to about the inventors they have researched
Classroom Considerations
  • Copies are required
  • Short answer questions may be completed as an introduction to the assignment, as well as an extension to gain insight into other inventors and inventions
  • This story is an excerpt from a leveled reading workbook that can be found, and purchased, at the link listed at the bottom of page eight 
  • An answer key is included 
  • A variety of question types and activities enhance learner engagement
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