American Women in Sports
Biography (nonfiction) 1,343 words, Level V (Grade 4), Lexile 1150LWomen in the United States, and around the world, have had to fight for the opportunity to participate in sports. It wasn't until relatively recently that women have started gaining recognition as professional athletes. American Women in Sports highlights five American female athletes who have left their mark in different sports and work to help other people. The book can also be used to teach students to identify the elements of a biography and to identify and use closed compound words.
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