Siddharta Gautama: The Buddha

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743904315

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Siddhartha Gautama was born to the king of a tribe in Northern India. An astrologer told his father that Gautama would either become a king or he would leave his riches behind to save humanity. His father sheltered him from all of the poverty in the streets. When Gautama finally left his palace he saw the suffering of people and wanted to change the world. He started the religion called Buddhism.

Reading Level
Lexile
660L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
4.3
DRA
38
Categories
Genre
Biographies Cultural/Diversity History People & Places Religious
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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