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The Way It Was

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Blue (Levels 9-11)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Family, History
  • Genre: Historical fiction, Realistic fiction
  • Strategy/Skills: Making connections, Determining main ideas, Asking and answering questions
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 9
  • Item Code: 200035
  • High Frequency Words: did, gets, her, not, them, too, were, when
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1433, ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1437, ACELA1817, ACELA1818, ACELT1575, ACELT1578, ACELT1785, ACELY1649, ACELY1650, ACELA1449, ACELA1453, ACELA1821, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACELY1655, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

It was hard for great-grandma to do the washing or cook the dinner. These days, it's a lot easier. This book shows you why.

After you have completed the Reader

Things were different long ago. Think of three things you do today. Now write to describe how someone would have done these things long ago.

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