Biography (nonfiction), 1,545 words, Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile 1090L
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 V and Z1.
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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