Biography (nonfiction), 2,473 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 1070L
Multilevel Book also available in level T
Albert Einstein is a biographical text about the accomplishments of the renowned scientist. Readers learn about his theories that changed the way people think about the universe. Information about Einstein's hobbies, struggles, and opinions allows readers to gain insight into the personal side of his character. Famous quotes begin each section, and photographs and diagrams support the text.
Book and lesson also available at Levels T and W.
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Close Read Passages
Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand informational text
Sequence Events : Sequence events
Grammar and Mechanics
Hyphenated Compound Adjectives : Identify and use hyphenated compound adjectives
Concept Words : Identify and read number words in text
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