Introduce students to the inspiring environmental activist Wangari Maathai. Children will read a short biography about the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
Use this resource with your students to practice relating to the text by making connections. Your students will practice making text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections as they read literature or informational text.
Introduce your second and third graders to the inspiring mathematician and physicist Katherine Johnson. After reading a short biography, children will use what they've learned to answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
In this historical heroes worksheet, children are introduced to Booker T. Washington, who rose from slavery to help found Tuskegee University and advocate for the educational and civl rights of fellow African Americans.
In the worksheet, The Veteran Cathay Williams: Differentiated Text, learners will read about a female veteran who helped pave the way for females to serve in the military. Cathay Williams was the only woman Buffalo Soldier. For a more challenging text, ch
Use this resource with your students to practice one of the core reading strategies: determining importance. Support your young learners as they read, judge, justify, and defend their understanding of a text.