Benjamin Banneker Reading Comprehension Passage and Response Essay
This reading comprehension worksheet includes a good bit of information about Benjamin Banneker, including colorful images. There are three pages of the story plus instructions for writing an essay with a strong opening sentence, three supporting sentences including quotes from the passage, and a strong, summarizing final sentence. There are two pages on which students can write their essays. This is a great activity to integrate social studies, and language arts. The reading level is grade 9.6.