This includes TEN one-page write ups on women famous failures who are scientists of who invented items that your students will likely recognize! It has a focus on their struggles, failures and how they overcame hardships to succeed.
Each person has a reading passage with between 3-5 questions to answer when the reading is completed. The questions ask students to explore what this person had to overcome and what tools they used to persevere.
These reading passages are written at a 4/5th grade level. They would be perfect for any group of students reading at/around that level that benefit from high interest activities.
PAPER BAG: Margaret E Knight
EYE LASER: Patricia Bath
KEVLAR: Stephanie Kwolek
BARBIE: Ruth Handler
WHITE OUT: Bette Nesmith Graham
X RAY MACHINE: Marie Curie
COMPUTER PROGRAMING: Ada Lovelace
DNA HELIX: Rosalind Franklin
GENETIC MAPPING: Barbara McClintock
ANIMAL HANDLING DEVICES: Temple Grandin
Print and go! Everything is ready for your students to learn about these "famous failures".
If you like this, check out my other "famous failure" reading sets:
⭐ Famous Failures - INVENTORS | Reading Informational Text w/ comprehension Q's
⭐ Famous Failures -CELEBRITIES- Reading Infornmational Text w/ comprehension Q's
⭐ Famous Failures- FEMALES- Reading Informational Text w/ comprehension Q's