Downloadable Literature Guides

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Historical Fiction: The Giant Rat of Sumatra by Sid Fleischman (26 pages plus 53-slide Jeopardy Game)
Realistic Poetry:
Pirates by David L. Harrison (9 pages)
Time Travel / Ghost Story Fiction:
The Thirteenth Floor by Sid Fleischman (13 pp)
Graphic Novel:
Seadogs: An Epic Ocean Operetta by Lisa Wheeler (13 pages)
Historical Nonfiction/ Biography: Sea Clocks-the Story of Longititude by Louise Borden, The Biography of John Harrison who discovered how to use LONGITUDE to navigate the ocean (5 pages)
Picture Book:
How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long (18 pages for grades 1-3)

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How I Became a Pirate

by Melinda Long

Imagine how you would feel if you were one the beach building a great sand castle when a bunch of PIRATES invites you to go with them on a treasure hunt! Would YOU go? Jeremy did! You will love reading this book about how Jeremy became a pirate! It's wild and crazy fun!

The Kids Wings unit provides worksheet-type activities that unite fun and skills!
Teachers, librarians, and homeschoolers will love the lesson plans!

Internet Extensions

Pirate Speak

Pirates, Fact and Legend

ABC Pirate Poetry

Chants de Marins/Sea Shanties

The Pirates of Penzance


Literary Connections:


A Unit for How I Became a Pirate is in Book Buddies, an outstanding collection of 39 great picture book units!


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