Barack Obama

True¬†or False: Barack Obama’s family lives in three different countries.
True! His mother was born and raised in the United States. His father came from Kenya. His stepfather came from Indonesia. Family members still live in all three places.

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Reading Level:Grade 4
Interest Level: Grades 3-6
Ages:8-12

Sacagawea

True or False: Sacagawea guided the Lewis and Clark expedition through the western United States.
False! Sacagawea was an important part of the team of explorers, but she was not their guide. She helped the explorers speak to Native Americans to get horses and guides for their journey across the American frontier.

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Reading Level:Grade 4
Interest Level: Grades 3-6
Ages:8-12

Helen Keller

True or False: Although Helen Keller was blind and deaf, she knew several langauges. True! Helen Keller learned to read and communicate by touch. She used these skills to study English, French, German, Greek, and Latin. Late in her life, she said she wanted to learn even more languages.

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Reading Level:Grade 4
Interest Level: Grades 3-6
Ages:8-12