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Hispanic American Achievers
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Which Hispanic American teachers story was the inspiration for the film Stand and Deliver? Who was the first Hispanic American to be named to the National Baseball Hall of Fame? Which Hispanic American historian helped preserve the Alamo in Texas? Students will learn the answers to these questions and more in Hispanic American Achievers: High-Interest Nonfiction. Each nonfiction story will capture students curiosity and imagination as they learn about the determination and amazing accomplishments of some of historys most fascinating Hispanic American achievers
Encourage students to read with real-life stories of some of historys most fascinating Hispanic Americans, such as César Chávez, Roberto Clemente, David G. Farragut, and Rita Moreno.\n
Invite students of varying reading levels in grades 35 to enjoy 40 high-interest biographies using Hispanic American Achievers in grades 3-5. Each text is presented at two reading levels, and each version of the story includes a set of comprehension questions and a bonus activity.
Encourage students to read with real-life stories of some of historys most fascinating Hispanic Americans, such as César Chávez, Roberto Clemente, David G. Farragut, and Rita Moreno. It supports NCSS standards and includes 40 biographies in two reading levels, mixed-format questions, writing extensions, and an assessment grid.
About the Author
Kathryn Wheeler has worked as a teacher, an educational consultant, and an editor in educational publishing. She has taught reading and library skills at the elementary level, as well as writing classes at the college level. Kate was awarded a Michigan Council for the Arts Grant for fiction. She has a bachelor of arts degree in English from Hope College. Currently, Kate lives in Michigan with her husband, Don. She writes educational materials and works part-time for a civil rights law firm.
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