Biography (nonfiction), 2,437 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 1100L
Multilevel Book also available in levels T and W
Albert Einstein is a biographical text about the accomplishments of the renowned scientist. Readers learn about his theories that changed the way people think about the universe. Information about Einstein's hobbies, struggles, and opinions allows readers to gain insight into the personal side of his character. Famous quotes begin each section, and photographs and diagrams support the text. Book and lesson also available at Levels T and W.
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advocated, algebra, atoms, compass, influential, molecules, nationalism, patent, physics, pore, prestigious, revolution
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