2 Genre - BiographyA biography is the story of a real person’s life as told by another person.
3 Vocabulary Strategy – Word Structure Many words in English come from the Greek and Latin languages. You may be able to use what you already know about Greek and Latin words to help you figure out the meaning of an unknown word. For example, you might know that trans- in translate means “across, through, or beyond.”
4 Comprehension Skill – Graphic Sources A graphic source, such as a picture, a map, or a chart, organizes information and makes it easy to see. These can help you understand what you read.
5 Comprehension Strategy – Ask Questions Active readers ask themselves questions before they read, while they read, and after they read.
6 Ancient Link Scholars Seeker Temple Translate Triumph Uncover VocabularyAncient Link Scholars Seeker Temple Translate Triumph Uncover
15 How were Jean-Francois and Napoleon alike? They dreamed of doing something great.They spent their childhood in Egypt.They wanted to conquer the world.Compare and ContrastJean-FrancoisNapoleon
16 Which of the following was a main idea of the story? No one was ever able to read the black stone from Rosetta, Egypt.Jean-Francois was determined to read the Egyptian hieroglyphs.Jean-Francois met a scientist who had been to Egypt with Napoleon.
17 Why did the author point out that scholars turned Jean-Francois away? To explain why Jean-Francois gave up trying to decipher the symbolsTo show that Jean-Francois was not ready to learn about hieroglyphsTo show that they judged Jean-Francois by his age rather than ability
18 After the Battle of Waterloo, why did some people call Jean-Francois a traitor? He had became friends with Napoleon.He gave France’s secrets to its enemies.He ran from a scene of a battle.
19 When did Jean-Francois first translate Egypt’s hieroglyphs? After a friend left a package for him.After visiting Egypt for the first time.While attending school in Grenoble
20 Which detail best supports the main idea that Jean-Francois worked very hard to reach his goal? He studied the Rosetta Stone and other inscriptions.He got sick from not eating and sleeping while he was working.
21 Which of the following best states the main idea of the story? Jean-Francois Champollion became an important French general.Egyptian hieroglyphs were used on the black stone found in Rosetta.Jean-Francois Champollion discovered how to read hieroglyphs.
22 What was the “key” that Jean-Francois discovered that helped him understand the hieroglyphs? The Egyptian symbols stood for syllables and whole words.The Rosetta Stone had both Greek and Egyptian writing.Animal pictures were used in the names of Egyptian gods.
23 What did Jean-Francois have to know about Egypt’s history to read its hieroglyphs? He had to know the names of its rulers.King TutCleopatra
24 Why did the hieroglyph of the two sandals best represent Jean-Francois? The two sandals best represents Jean-Francois because he never gave up.
25 Why did the author include hieroglyphs as part of the sentences in the story? The hieroglyphs show that the symbols stood for letters, words, and phrases