Declaration of Independence: Mini-book, Flip Card, & Assessment! (Close Read)


Printable AND Google Compatible! This fun, 9-page student mini-book provides the perfect snapshot of the Declaration of Independence It is student-centered and includes reading skills tasks for close reads and to enhance literacy. The mini-book is easy to make, and your students will get a kick out of Tony the Tourist!

This mini-book is also part of a Full AMERICAN REVOLUTION Unit!


– Teacher Guide with instructions and implementation suggestions

– 9-page student mini-book that includes:

  • Directions for annotations
  • A built-in “Summarize” reading task
  • A built-in “Main Idea” reading task

– Interactive “Declaration of Independence” Flip Card

– One assessment: 5 multiple choice, 5 true/false, and one written response

– An answer key for the assessment

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