Women's History Month: Women Who Rock! Reading Comprehension Worksheets

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Celebrate Women’s History Month and inspire your students with this packet of reading comprehension worksheets featuring influential women who have impacted society.

Use this packet for Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day, or any time of the year, to help your middle school students learn about the achievements of five influential women from the music and entertainment industry: Beyoncé, Celia Cruz, Lata Mangeshkar, Selena, and Nina Simone.

In this reading comprehension packet, students will learn about and be inspired by remarkable women from different backgrounds and cultures who became influential figures in the music and entertainment world and went on to have a significant impact on the wider world. Printable reading passages, reading comprehension questions and reflection prompts, and social media-inspired activities will help students build their comprehension skills and learn about these important women.

What’s Included

Build students’ reading comprehension skills and help them to learn about influential famous women. In this Women’s History Month reading comprehension packet you’ll get:

  • Printable reading comprehension passages of informational text on influential American women from the music and entertainment industry
  • Reading comprehension questions, reflection prompts, and social media-inspired activities
  • Printable worksheets and templates for each activity.

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Ashley Valentine


About Ashley

Ashley is a high school English teacher and instructional coach. Ashley has been teaching in New York State as a proud public educator since 2010. She has a Bachelor of… Read more

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