TIME Stepping Into an Author's World, 3-Book Set

  • Age Range: 11-15
  • Grade: 7
  • Lexile: 920L-940L
  • Guided Reading Level: W-Y
  • Interest Level: 6-9
  • Item: 27650
  • ISBN: 9781425845995
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 144

Step into the worlds of famous authors with this intriguing 3-book set of nonfiction readers! Developed by one of the leading experts in reading research--Timothy Rasinksi--these full-color texts will boost students' critical literacy and reading comprehension skills. Students will not be able to put down these books as they find themselves immersed in the extraordinary life and times of historical authors.

These high-interest texts are purposely leveled to increase fluency while engaging different learner types. Each book contains captivating images, sidebars, an index, and a glossary. The Try It! activities encourage students to develop their higher-order thinking skills, and Stop! Think! sidebars require students to answer text-dependent questions.

Aligned with Common Core State Standards, these texts connect with McREL and WIDA/TESOL standards. The complex and rigorous content will prepare middle school students for college and career readiness. Titles included in this set (titles may vary):

  • Stepping Into William Shakespeare's World
  • Stepping Into Louisa May Alcott's World
  • Stepping Into Mark Twain's World