Captain John Smith Reader

Gallopade International
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Captain John Smith has been described as proud, arrogant, decisive, brave, brilliant and prone to making up stories. One thing is known for sure--he was very important to the survival of the Jamestown colony. He set rules, organized work, and made sure everyone pulled their own weight.
Virginia Reader features educational activities that help kids learn about the famous Americans mentioned in the Virginia SOL. Some of the interesting information is Where was George Washington Born? Who traveled through the Midwest planting apple trees? Which conductor on the Underground Railroad helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom? Who had to copy the U.S. Constitution for punishment? The readers are 5.5' X 8.5' and are consumables. Classroom packs of 30 readers are also available.
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About the author

Carole Marsh founded the publishing company Gallopade International, Inc. in 1979. She has written over 10,000 titles both fiction and non-fiction which are used by teachers and other educators. Subjects of her works include biographies, history, geography, social issues, and current events. She has received several awards including Communicator of the Year in 1979 and a Teachers' Choice Award in 2002.

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Publisher
Gallopade International
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Published on
Mar 1, 2001
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Pages
12
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ISBN
9780635003782
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Nonfiction / Activity Books
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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Carole Marsh
Carole Marsh
It's a trip "Down Under" for Christina, 10, Grant, 7, and their mystery-writing grandmother Mimi! Lots of surprises and mysterious activities unfold as the group travels through the Outback, Queensland, and finally to the Great Barrier Reef. During a glass-bottom boat ride, they discover more than coral and fish under the water_scuba divers and flesh-tearing moray eel lurk beneath their boat! They shudder at the eerie screech of the Tasmanian devil and brave the awesome Australian Outback (and Aborigines!) at night. Watch and wonder as Grant ends up in the Camel Cup camel race_ will he make it to the finish line? Don't miss a moment of excitement in Christina and Grant's Australian adventure!

This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-In Book Club and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!

Places: Alice Springs - Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - Uluru, or Ayers Rock - Kata Tjuta, or The Olgas - The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Queensland - Sydney Opera House - Woolloomooloo, Sydney, Australia - Sails in the Desert Hotel in the Yulara Resort - Sydney Harbor Bridge

Educational Items: Australian vocabulary - Legend of the Loch Ness Monster - AustraliaÍs geography during the Jurassic Period - History of the Australian Aboriginal people - History of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) - The Great Barrier Reef; Definition of a reef; How the Great Barrier Reef formed; Sea life in the Reef\Geography of the Reef - Equipment used in and description of experience of scuba diving - Differences between America and Australia (e.g. seasons are opposite) - AnimalsÍ use of camouflage - Aboriginal music and instruments - Use of camels in the Outback - Quick facts about Australia including its size, native plant life, geography, etc. - History of Sydney - Australian animal life

Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book:
Grade Levels: 3-6
Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 5.0
Accelerated Reader Points: 2
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 111601
Lexile Measure: 740
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40
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