Claims To Fame, Book 2
Claims To Fame, Book 2   -     By: Carol Einstein
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Claims to Fame includes biographies of famous people and quizzes on their life. Students will develop reading, thinking, and writing skills as they learn. Three exercises-Thinking about What You Have Read, Working With Words, and Writing Skills- check comprehension, expand vocabulary, and offer writing opportunities. The brief stories, running from one-and-a-half to three pages as the series advances, are accompanied by black-and-white photos showing the person or their work. Preceding each story is a question that leads students to reflect on what they already know about the topic of the story. Vocabulary words are highlighted and then defined after the reading selection. Book 2 includes: Jerry Yang, businessman; Elizabeth Cochrane, journalist; Dr. Susan Scott, sports team physician; Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, surgeon; Patricia Jean Billings, inventor; Jose Marti,journalist,poet,and patriot; Katherine Switzer, runner; Al Hirschfeld,cartoonist; Sarah Breedlove Walker, businesswoman; Sam Wanamaker, actor; Dr Sara Josephine Baker, physician; Maya Lin, architect and sculptor; Jaime Laredo, musician; Eliza Lucas Pinckney, plantation manager.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Educators Publishing Service
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 11 X 8 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0838823750
ISBN-13: 9780838823750

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    My nine year old loves this series. We used book one and he enjoyed reading the short bio's. The lessons helped increase his critical thinking and comprehension skills. Book two is great as well. We enjoyed learning about the people together.
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