Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Reading Comprehension Worksheets
The War of 1812
Treaty of Ghent

The War of 1812
The War of 1812

Treaty of Ghent
Print Treaty of Ghent Reading Comprehension with Fourth Grade Work

Print Treaty of Ghent Reading Comprehension with Fifth Grade Work

Print Treaty of Ghent Reading Comprehension

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   high interest, readability grades 4 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.51

     challenging words:    impressment, impressments, zone, pointless, fend, settled, lead, working, people, between, become, fight, peace, issue, life, meeting
     content words:    John Quincy Adams, Great Lakes, Mississippi River, United States, Many American, Andrew Jackson, Native Americans

Treaty of Ghent
By Cathy Pearl

1     The War of 1812 was ending. People from America and Britain were meeting in Belgium. They were working on a treaty that would end the war. But would either side give up anything? And if they didn't, why did they fight a war?
2     The peace treaty was signed on December 24, 1814. It was called the Treaty of Ghent. An American, John Quincy Adams, said that "nothing was settled" in the treaty.
3     At first, Britain demanded a lot of things. They did not think they were going to lose the war in the end. Britain was tired of fighting. The country had been in different wars for almost twenty years. The people of that country were tired of it.
4     Britain wanted a neutral zone around the Great Lakes. They also wanted to be able to use the Mississippi River. They also did not want Americans to be able to fish near Newfoundland.

Paragraphs 5 to 12:
For the complete story with questions: click here for printable

Weekly Reading Books

          Create Weekly Reading Books

Prepare for an entire week at once!

Feedback on Treaty of Ghent
Leave your feedback on Treaty of Ghent   (use this link if you found an error in the story)

The War of 1812
             The War of 1812

More Lessons
             Special Education United States History Materials for Teachers

United States
             United States

    American Government  
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
    Children in History  
    Government Careers  
    Hispanic Heritage  
    How Can I Help?  
    National Parks and Monuments  
    Native Americans  
    Presidents of the United States  
    Women's History  

United States History
    A Nation Divided
    A New Nation
    After the Civil War
    American Revolution  
    Cold War
    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
    Lewis and Clark
    Pearl Harbor  
    Spanish American War (1898)  
    The 1890's  
    The 1900's  
    The 1910's  
    The 1920's  
    The 1930's  
    The 1940's  
    The 1950's  
    The 1960's  
    The 1970's  
    The 1980's  
    The 1990's  
    The 2000's  
    The Civil War
    The Great Depression
    The United States Grows
    The War of 1812  
    Wild, Wild West  
    World War I
    World War II  

50 States

             Fifty States Theme Unit

Document Based Activities
      Document Based Activities

Copyright © 2018 edHelper