Biography (nonfiction), 602 words, Level N (Grade 2), Lexile 740L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Q and U
Mohandas Gandhi was a man of great leadership and courage. An advocate of nonviolence, even in the face of tremendous injustice, Gandhi spent his life working for equality and peace. This Mahatma, or "Great Soul," served as an inspiration to other great leaders, such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela. Students will be amazed by the strength and determination of a man who brought change to his country and the world. Book and lesson are also available at Levels Q and U.
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Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Elements of a Biography : Elements of a biography
Consonant Blends : Identify initial and final consonant st-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Sentence Types : Recognize types of sentences
Synonyms and Antonyms : Identify synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class