Showdown: Underdogs ebook
Guided Rd. Level W
Interest Level 5-12
Everyone loves the story of an underdog--someone who has beaten the odds and become successful. Be inspired by the real-life individuals who have overcome oppression, poverty, and physical challenges to achieve their goals. 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 research an underdog
- Prepares students for college and career and aligns with state and national standards
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