Ahoy, mateys! Cheryl Gourley has created nonfiction reading selections on Blackbeard and Bath, NC, where the famous pirate once lived. Each selection is written at an intermediate reading level. A reading response page or a multiple choice question sheet accompany each selection. Answers are provided for all worksheets. The pages can be used for individual assignments or projected to a SMART board. Fulfills the Common Core standard 4.10 for comprehending informational texts, including history.