Students will be drawn into the
stories of these influential people, both current celebrities and important figures in history.
The text, written at a 3.0-4.5
reading level, is both accessible and appealing to struggling
• 210 Pages per Binder
• 30 Stories per Binder
• Quizzes & Answer Key
• Extension Activities
Activity Sheets - Each short is followed by a series of four
activity sheets that focus on reading comprehension skills. Students
are asked to answer fact recall questions, determine cause and
effect, identify main ideas and details, compare and contrast, use
timelines, and place events in sequence. Extension activities are
also included for each passage. The extension activities allow
students to make personal connections to the text, do further
research, and craft written responses. A quiz follows each series of
activity sheets and includes questions written in standardized test
format. Answer keys are also provided.
Celebrities - Includes biographies of favorite sports heroes, movie
stars, and pop icons, such as Lance Armstrong, Will Smith, J.K. Rowling, Bono,
Historical Figures - Includes biographies of important people
in American history, such as George Washington, Upton Sinclair,
Shirley Chisholm, and more.
Available as a Set of 2