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Written by Dana Meachen Rau


ISBN: 978-0-531-21061-1

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When George Washington Carver grew up, African Americans were not allowed to attend most schools. Yet he never gave up on his intense desire to further his education. Read about how Carver worked to become a top agricultural scientist—and how he used his knowledge to better the lives of poor farmers.
Item #: 625595
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 6" x 7"
Pages: 32
Grades: PreK - 1
Ages: 3 - 6
Dewey #: 630.92
Guided Reading Level: N
Lexile Level: 690L
AR Quiz #: 164746
AR Points: 0.5
ATOS Level: 3.9
  • A “You Can...” feature at the end of each book that tells the reader how he or she can emulate the subject.
  • Fast facts – offering fun, sometimes little known facts about the subject
  • A map with key indicating where the subject was born and other significant nearby areas
  • A timeline that recaps important moments in the subject’s life
  • A poem about the subject
  • Glossary with pictures
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
READING:
  • With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
  • Distinguish between information provided by pictures or illustrations and information provided by words in a text.
READING FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS :
  • Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
  • Apply phonics and word analysis skills to decode grade-appropriate words.
WRITING:
  • Write informative, explanatory texts with a specific topic, supporting facts, and a sense of closure.
  • Participate in shared research and writing projects in which students integrate information from various sources.