Who founded Mexico City? What did Sandy Koufax do? What is in Iceland? People throughout history and places around the world can be found in this attention-grabbing, 96-page book. Reluctant readers of all ages and those reading below grade level are sure to have fun while they improve their reading skills with Famous People, Places, and Events. Eighty-eight intriguing short stories, guaranteed to hold the reader's attention, are followed by questions designed to reinforce specific reading skills.
The basic skills focused on are: finding main ideas, detecting sequences, finding facts, locating answers, vocabulary and word analysis, making inferences, and more!
To assist a variety of students, this sequential book is arranged according to the difficulty of each story's reading level. The first group of stories have a reading level of 1.8-2.5. The next group of stories have a reading level of 2.5-3.0. The final group of stories range between 3.0-3.8. These reading levels have been carefully achieved through the use of controlled vocabulary, simple sentence structure, and appropriate illustrations.
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