Biography (nonfiction), 1,338 words, Level V (Grade 4), Lexile 1000L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Y and Z1
The work of Marie Curie revolutionized scientific understanding of the nature of atoms and opened up new frontiers in medicine. Marie Curie is a detailed account of this remarkable woman's legacy in the face of discrimination and struggle. The book can be used to teach students the elements of a biography. The book and lesson are also available for levels Y and Z1.
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atoms, breakthroughs, commission, doctorate, element, Nobel Prize, nominated, perseverance, physics, radioactive, Sorbonne, X-rays
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Elements of a Biography : Determine elements of a biography
Grammar and Mechanics
Prepositional Phrases : Recognize and use prepositional phrases
Homophones : Identify and use homophones
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class