Grades 2 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 3.9
Lexile Measure®: 600L
Guided Reading: Q
- Early Exploration and Settlements
About This Book
The newest title from this wonderful historical series, IF YOU SAILED ON THE MAYFLOWER gives a child a look at what his or her life would have been like during this time period.
What kind of ship was the Mayflower? How did the Pilgrims feel when they saw land? What was the first building in Plymouth? In lively question-and-answer style, this fact-filled book answers all sorts of questions about the Pilgrims' journey on the Mayflower and their first year in America.
Boys and girls will find out why the Pilgrims left England to live in America, what they took with them on board the Mayflower, and the hardships they endured. They'll learn what the Mayflower Compact was, how the Pilgrims made a peace treaty with the Indians, and how these brave settlers managed to survive in their new land.
This new addition to the popular question-and-answer history series invites readers to step back in time and see what it was like to sail on the Mayflower.