17 colorful and animated slides capture your students' attention as they learn new vocabulary with multiple choice questions and a drawing activitity. Comprehension questions are both multiple choice and extended response. A graphic organizer is included to collect the character traits of this fascinating inventor/scientist as you read this wonderful book. This is a great addition to any unit on oceans, inventors, scientist or biographies. This powerpoint utilizes the response to intervention strategy of look back for improving reading comprehension. It was originally created for my Title 1 classroom of 6th graders. Very competent 2nd graders would enjoy this presentation. It is most appropriate for grades 3-5 depending on the reading level of your students. For example the vocabulary in this presentation: tethered, ambassador, tinker.