Hidden Figures Nonfiction Book Study for Young Readers Edition | PDF and DIGITAL

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This COMPLETE nonfiction study guide (pdf and digital) will help your students dig deeper into the life stories of the African-American women who played a critical role in the United State's entry into flight and the space race. The true story focuses on Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Christine Darden who were the original computers for NASA.

This is a great book to read at any time of the year. If you celebrate Black History month with your students, it's one to highlight. Use this book companion to help your students understand the contributions of these four women.

Your students will respond to deep-thinking, text-dependent, reading comprehension questions. The purpose of this guide is to stimulate strong, thoughtful discussions!

A Teacher's Guide is provided, complete with answer key, sample responses, resources, and Essential Questions.

Hidden Figures Nonfiction Book Study includes:

✅ Author's Viewpoint

✅ Building background knowledge

✅ Pre-reading and predicting

✅ Vocabulary words

✅ Personality Traits

✅ Cause and Effect

✅ Main Idea and Detail

✅ Problem and Solution

✅ Making Inferences

✅ Text to Self and Text to World connections

✅ Nonfiction Text Features

✅ Teacher Guide and Answer Key

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Perfect for:

  • Literature Circles
  • Independent Reading
  • A whole class book
  • Small groups or partner reads

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Wonderful resource for an amazing book! I used it with gifted 5th graders. It was engaging and informative. We used it for great whole group and breakout discussions.

This was a great resource for my homeschool co-op students. It enhanced their understanding of the novel, increased their vocabulary and writing skills, and covered some US history. Enjoyed by all!


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63 pages and 24 slides
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.


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