Biography (nonfiction), 2,084 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1150L
Nellie Bly wasn't just a journalist; she was also a fighter. She fought for herself and for other disadvantaged people, including women and workers. Nellie Bly gives students a look at the world of journalism and a glimpse into the life of this amazing woman. Readers will discover how one woman changed the world! Detailed illustrations and photographs enhance the text. The book can be used to teach students about making inferences and drawing conclusions as well as using compound sentences.
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ambition, bankrupt, circumnavigated, column, corruption, dismissive, exploitation, foreign correspondent, incensed, journalist, persona, suffrage
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions : Make inferences and draw conclusions
Grammar and Mechanics
Compound Sentences : Recognize and use compound sentences
Content Vocabulary : Identify and use content vocabulary
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class