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Biography (nonfiction), 1,100 words, Level R (Grade 3), Lexile 880L
Multilevel Book also available in levels L and O
George Washington Carver is a biographical text that chronicles the accomplishments of an African-American scientist. Born into slavery but set free after the Civil War, Carver struggled to get an education during a time of segregated schools. He eventually became a professor of agriculture and inventor who dedicated his life to helping farmers, and became famous in the process. He won the respect of a nation at a time when African Americans faced widespread discrimination. Book and lesson also available at Levels L and O.
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Use the reading strategy of retelling to understand and remember a timeline of events
Elements of a Biography : Identify elements of a biography
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize proper nouns: names of people
Compound Words : Identify and create compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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