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Adventure (fiction), 1,778 words, Level V (Grade 4)
Tim Hawkins is in for the adventure of his life when he crosses paths with Johnny Bones, an old gruff sailor who leaves Tim with a treasure map. Both thrilled and terrified to search for the treasure, Tim accompanies his grandfather and an unnerving man named MacDougal as they set sail. Inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, Treasure in Puget Sound is an exciting and suspenseful story full of twists and unexpected turns. The book can also be used to teach students how to analyze characters and summarize to understand text.
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Leveled Book Lesson
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Summarize to understand text
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use commas to separate dialogue
Identify and use content vocabulary
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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