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Lesson 1.6:Zombies Are Real!

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  • recognize the difference between fiction and nonfiction.
  • make text-to-world connections.
  • Text-to-World Connection
  • Nonfiction
  • Zombies!

The old saying goes "truth is stranger than fiction." Zombies have been a part of horror entertainment for decades. How does real life compare? In the nonfiction article "Zombies Are Real," we discover just how strange truth can be.

By the end of the lesson students will...

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Key Words

Purpose

Parasite Zombies
Medical Zombies
Brain Eaters
Flesh Eaters - Anyone Hungry?
Sloooow Zombies
Fast Zombie...We've Got a Runner!

While zombies remain popular in entertainment, does anything in nature approach zombie status?

Think About It

Kathryn Hulick is an author known for her captivating science books for children. With a background in science and a passion for education, she specializes in making complex scientific concepts accessible and engaging for young readers. Hulick's journey into writing began with her fascination for science and a desire to share its wonders with others. Drawing from her own experiences as a scientist and educator, she crafts narratives that inspire curiosity and exploration. Her books often explore diverse topics within the realm of science, ranging from astronomy and physics to biology and environmental science. Through lively storytelling and clear explanations, she sparks curiosity and encourages readers to delve deeper into the mysteries of the natural world. Hulick's work is celebrated for its ability to ignite a love for learning and discovery in children of all ages. By combining her passion for science with her talent for storytelling, she continues to make a meaningful impact on young minds, inspiring the next generation of scientists and thinkers.

Author Biography:Kathryn Hulick
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In the text, scientists study parasites in various organisms to learn more about the human brain. How can humans learn from studying nature? Do you think the study of parasitic mind control has the potential to be dangerous? Why or why not?

ReviewQuestions

How do the zombies of fictional entertainment compare to the zombies in the nonfictional world? How are they similar? How are they different?

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