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Beginning Biography Series

Grades K-2  |  Collections & Series

$33.15$389.70 each

Who invented Famous Amos cookies? Who made Barbie a household name? The Beginning Biography Series features engaging topics that are relevant to today’s students. You’re sure to keep their attention as they practice reading informational text.

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Who invented Famous Amos cookies? Who made Barbie a household name? The Beginning Biography Series features engaging topics that are relevant to today’s students. You’re sure to keep their attention as they practice reading informational text.

  • 12 books are based on curriculum themes:

Inventors/Entrepreneurs: 4 books
Leaders/Explorers: 4 books
Artists/Authors: 4 books

  • To align with today’s standards and the Common Core, the books contain text features such as tables of contents, headings, captions, labels, and glossaries. View the Common Core correlation.
  • Teacher support cards enrich lessons with phonics and word recognition activities, discussion questions, and extension activities
  • An award-winning series! Read the Learning®  Magazine Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom evaluation.
  • This series is approved by Reading Recovery®.

Use the books for research activities.
• Students can learn unique facts and use the new information to start up educational group discussions.
• Use when studying and writing biographies. Consider having students chose a person, read the text, research the person more in depth, and then write their own biography on their person.

Also use for:
• individual reading time
• intervention block with students who need more individualized instruction in reading
• units of study, such as favorite authors and illustrators, space, and presidents and government

Specifications
Book: 12 pages, 5 1/2″ x 7 1/2″
Guided Reading Level: M
Intervention/Reading Recovery Level: 20
Seedling Level: Fluent
Literary Genre: Nonfiction
Title Notes: This title has been officially leveled by Reading Recovery®.

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Grades K-2
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For your convenience, prices are listed below and can be printed for reference. Please place your order in the section above.

Classroom Library for Complete Set:
12 books (1 copy of all 12 titles) plus 12 teacher support cards (1 for each title)

Guided Reading for Complete Set:
72 books (6 copies of all 12 titles) plus 12 teacher support cards (1 for each title)

Classroom Library for Inventors/Entrepreneurs, Leaders/Explorers, and Artists/Authors:
4 books (1 copy of all 4 titles) plus 4 teacher support cards (1 for each title)

Guided Reading for Inventors/Entrepreneurs, Leaders/Explorers, and Artists/Authors:
24 books (6 copies of all 12 titles) and 4 teacher support cards (1 for each title)

Grades K-2
ISBN Format Qty Price Each
7799-1 Classroom Library, Inventors/Entrepreneurs 1+ $33.15
7801-1 Classroom Library, Leaders/Explorers 1+ $33.15
7797-7 Classroom Library, Artists/Authors 1+ $33.15
7795-3 Classroom Library, Complete Set 1+ $98.25
7800-4 Guided Reading, Inventors/Entrepreneurs 1+ $132.40
7802-8 Guided Reading, Leaders/Explorers 1+ $132.40
7798-4 Guided Reading, Artists/Authors 1+ $132.40
7796-0 Guided Reading, Complete Set 1+ $389.70