Price $9.95 The Ultimate Treasure Quest: The Jewel of Peru by Sharon Skretting is an adventure story pertaining to the travels of spirited Christopher, his attentive guardian, Alistair, and obliging crew.
In The Jewel of Peru Resources for Teachers: Unit 1, join the voyagers as they cross the seas in search of the Ultimate Treasure with vocabulary, comprehension and writing skills. This captivating novel and corresponding activities are sure to absorb 4th or 5th grade students into fantasy realms along with real-to-life cultural and science information.
The Jewel of Peru, Resources for Teachers: Unit 1 includes 85 pages of lessons, assessments and keys for chapters 1-15 of The Ultimate Treasure Quest I: The Jewel of Peru, by Sharon Skretting. http://www.questteaching.com/wordpress
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Common Core State Standards
4.RL.10 By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
4.RL.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
4.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
4.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).
4.W.3d Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events.