PIRATES! Six Literature Guides for Celebrated Pirate Books in different genres

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137 Total, 84 pages plus a 53-slide Interactive Game
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PIRATES! Six Kids Wings Literature Guides for Celebrated Pirate Books in different genres:

Historical Fiction: The Giant Rat of Sumatra by Sid Fleischman

Realistic Poetry: Pirates by David Harrison

Time Travel / Ghost Story: The Thirteenth Floor by Sid Fleischman

Graphic Novel: Sea Dogs, An Epic Ocean Operetta by Lisa Wheeler

Biography, Nonfiction: Sea Clocks, The Story of Longitude by Louise Borden

Primary Picture Book Narrative Story: How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long

Included in our literature guides by Suzy Red and the Kids Wings Associates are:

THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA, a novel for grades 4-8 including:

Anticipation Guide

Pirate Stereotypes

Making Connections: Chapter Questions, A Discussion Guide

Five in a Row Vocabulary Game

Crossword Puzzle: The Story's Crew

The Captain Goes to Trial, A Mock Trial Guide

Literaty Devices: MA'S CAVE SOAP

Revise Literary Advice

Dictionary: Which Meaning?

Dictionary Check-Up

Multiple Choice Comprehension

Be the Illustrator

A Sailor's Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Research Project

Write a Readers Theater Script

Advertise the Book

Comparing Books

Captain's Log Math

Matching Characters

Writing Prompts

Answer Keys

BONUS: An Interactive Jeopardy-type Game

PIRATES, gorgeous paintings and realistic poetry including 9 pages of activities

THE THIRTEENTH FLOOR, A GHOST STORY including 13 pages of activities (of course)

SEADOGS an Epic Operetta with 13 pages of activities

SEA CLOCKS including 5 amazing pages of activities (our favorite readers theater)

HOW I BECAME A PIRATE, a rhyming picture book including 18 pages of fun extension activities for grades 2-3


PLEASE NOTE: Kids Wings materials are written by highly experienced master teachers. We hire professional proof readers who are also master educators. We do our best to be sure each of our literature guides is top quality and error free, and classroom tested, but if you think we can do better, we welcome your input. If you find an error in our materials, please email us at suzy@suzyred.com so we can make corrections. After it is corrected, we will invite you to download a newly polished copy and will probably attach a surprise to our reply as a thank-you!

If you like our materials, we would be very grateful if you let us and others know!

Total Pages
137 Total, 84 pages plus a 53-slide Interactive Game
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3 months
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