Young readers meet one of Americas most famous black scientists, whose concern for his people led to discoveries that changed the history of the Southeast. An easy-to-read biography.
Common Core Alignment:
RI.4.10. By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. RI.5.3. Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.