Amazing People

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Have you ever known someone who was a fearless explorer? A gifted painter? A brilliant inventor? A talented musician? An imaginative author or an Olympic athlete? Students can read about these interesting people and many more in High-Interest/Low-Readability Nonfiction: Amazing People. Stories are crafted to grab students’ attention while honing specific reading skills, such as uncovering author’s purpose; defining vocabulary; making predictions; and identifying details, synonyms, antonyms, and figures of ...
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Overview


Have you ever known someone who was a fearless explorer? A gifted painter? A brilliant inventor? A talented musician? An imaginative author or an Olympic athlete? Students can read about these interesting people and many more in High-Interest/Low-Readability Nonfiction: Amazing People. Stories are crafted to grab students’ attention while honing specific reading skills, such as uncovering author’s purpose; defining vocabulary; making predictions; and identifying details, synonyms, antonyms, and figures of speech. Most of the comprehension questions parallel standardized-test wording so that students can become familiar with the structure without the pressure of a testing situation. Short-answer questions are also included for writing practice. This book will build confidence among students as they learn that reading is fun, enjoyable, and fascinating!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600225277
  • Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/3/2007
  • Series: High-Interest/Low-Readability Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 9 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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Kathryn Wheeler has worked as a teacher, an educational consultant, and an editor in educational publishing. She has taught reading and library skills at the elementary level, as well as writing classes at the college level. Kate was awarded a Michigan Council for the Arts grant for fiction. She has a bachelor of arts degree in English from Hope College. Currently, Kate lives in Michigan with her husband, Don. She writes educational materials and works part-time for a civil rights law firm.
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