Failure: Disasters In History

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  • Grade: 5-8
  • Lexile: 800L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Item: 28051
  • ISBN: 9781425850005
  • Language: English

Some disasters are world famous. Many people have heard of the Titanic and the Hindenburg. But not everyone knows about the Great Smog of London, a disaster that claimed thousands of lives. Learn about some of history's greatest disasters--the well known and the lesser known--and why they happened.

Created in partnership with TIME©, this nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills while students are engaged in reading high-interest content.

  • Reader's Guide and Try It! provide extensive language-development activities to develop critical thinking
  • Table of contents, glossary, and index help increase comprehension and strengthen academic vocabulary
  • A fun culminating activity challenges students to plan a schoolwide recycling program
  • Prepares students for college and career and aligns with state and national standards
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