Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 5.7
Lexile Measure®: IG850L
Guided Reading: R
- Early Exploration and Settlements
- Boats and Underwater Craft
- Exploration and Discovery
- Historic Figures
About This Book
Imagine being a crew member aboard one of Christopher Columbus's ships! This book from the "You Wouldn't Want To..." series follows the historic sea voyage from Spain and its perilous journey westward. Are you ready for all the hardships?
This delightful series brings something unusual to the study of history: humor. The You Wouldn't Want to... series revels in the darker side of life in ancient times. The reader is on center stage as he or she gets a tour through life as a slave, warrior, explorer, and even a mummy! Hilarious illustrations, captions, and sidebars leave no doubt that you simply wouldn't want to be there.
Perfect resource for reluctant readers with:
• humor and history tied to curriculum
• entertaining sidebars to pique reader's curiosity
• comprehensive glossary to support content
• index to make navigating subject matter easier