A Letter to the Future

Close Read Passage, 328 words, Realistic (fiction), Level V (Grade 4), Lexile 670L

Students will compare and contrast the contents of two time capsules buried one hundred years apart, each by a teacher and her students. By reading letters written by each teacher and descriptions of the artifacts included in the time capsules, students will explore how artifacts can help us learn about people, as well as the time and place in which they live.

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