Farmer Finds Mammoth Bones

Close Read Passage, 299 words, Descriptive (nonfiction), Description, Level Z2 (Grade 6), Lexile 1280L

A Michigan farmer made a startling and significant discovery—a giant fossil from an Ice Age mammoth! Scientists eventually uncovered approximately a fifth of the animal's bones. Students can read about this exciting find and learn about the early humans who encountered the animal thousands of years ago.