Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class
Fantasy (fiction), 901 words, Level N (Grade 2), Fiction Series, Lexile 640L
Tommy and the Pirates is a continuation of Books 10 and 11 in the Tommy Tales series. Tommy and his friends discover that the captain mentioned at the end of the last story is none other than the legendary Captain Blackbeard, one of the most dreaded pirates who ever lived. Tommy's little sister, Sam, plays a crucial role in rescuing the children from the clutches of Captain Blackbeard.