Biography (nonfiction), 2,413 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 1160L
Success Stories is a collection of biographies of three famous people who immigrated to the United States: Albert Einstein, Gloria Estefan, and Dikembe Mutombo. The book explores the reasons they relocated and the contributions they have made in the areas of science, music, and sports.
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Connect to prior knowledge to understand and remember information in text
Compare and contrast biographical texts
Grammar and Mechanics
Understand and identify adverbs
Identify and use homophones
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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