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Clozing in on Einstein's Message to FDR

In celebration of the birth of Albert Einstein on March 14th, we are featuring an excerpt from his famous letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt — notifying the president of the potential of nuclear chain reactions being used in a new type of bomb.

This week's worksheet transforms the letter into a cloze reading exercise where students will be inserting words into the letter as they read, to complete and construct meaning from Einstein's text. Download the worksheet here.

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