Informational (nonfiction), 1,302 words, Level U (Grade 4), Lexile 930L
Hillary Clinton is a woman of many firsts. She has been at the forefront of changing attitudes in the United States, tirelessly working to remove the barriers that have blocked the progress of women. Hillary Clinton is a detailed account of this determined woman's career as a lawyer, first lady, senator, secretary of state, and first female presidential candidate of a major U.S. political party. The book can be used to teach students the elements of a biography. The book and lesson are also available for levels O and R.
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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
Past-Tense Verbs : Recognize and use past-tense verbs
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class