Seeker of Knowledge

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The author describes the life of Jean-Francois Champollion. This selection uses text and graphics together as a vehicle to deepen the reader’s understanding of biography of the French scholar, Jean-Francoise Champollion, who deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics and made it possible for scholars to study ancient Egypt. (Pearson Reading Street, 2010)

This lesson was created as part of the Basal Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in basal readers. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the basal reader named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text. 

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