Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Computer for Presenter, Internet Connection
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: text complexity, Big Bang theory, astronomy, origins of the universe
The grade band recommendation reflects the shifts inherent in the standards and is based on a text complexity analysis of a quantitative measure, qualitative rubric, and reader and task considerations.
(This excerpt is the first chapter, How to Build a Universe. Currently, Bryson's website has a different excerpt, the book's Introduction.)
Source and Access Information
Name of Author/Source: Bill Bryson
District/Organization of Contributor(s): Miami-Dade
Is this Resource freely Available? Yes
Access Privileges: Public
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