The Mystery on the Oregon Trail (Real Kids Real Places Series)

The Mystery on the Oregon Trail (Real Kids Real Places Series)

by Carole Marsh
     
 

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Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa "head 'em out!" on a real covered wagon trek across the prairie, encountering adventure much as the pioneers of yore, and a mystery that you could say leaves Grant "upChucking!"

LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
Gateway Arch, "America's Gateway to the West" Facts
• The Prairie:…  See more details below

Overview

Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa "head 'em out!" on a real covered wagon trek across the prairie, encountering adventure much as the pioneers of yore, and a mystery that you could say leaves Grant "upChucking!"

LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
Gateway Arch, "America's Gateway to the West" Facts
• The Prairie: Geology; Geography
• Covered Wagons "Prairie Schooners"
• Wagon train; Oregon Trail: Clothing worn on the Oregon Trail; Supplies needed on the Trail; Food Served while on the trail; Entertainment on the trail
• Chuck Wagon
• Wagon Wheels
• Dangers travelers faced on the trail
• The Pony Express
• Buffalo Bill
• Cow chips & Buffalo chips; Fuel for fires
• Independence Rock history
• Chimney Rock history
• Scotts Bluff history
• Fort Laramie history
• "Old Susannah"
• Corral
• Hiram Scott
• Joel Hembry.

Fort Kearny State Park, MO: Post Office; Blacksmith Shop; Exhibit Hall
• Nebraska: Ash Hollow; Courthouse Rock; Jail Rock; Chimney Rock; Scotts Bluff
• Wyoming: Army Outpost Museum; Artillery and Wagon Museum, Fort Laramie; Independence Rock
• Fort Hall, ID
• The Dalles River, OR; End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Oregon City.

This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-In Book Club and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780635074911
Publisher:
Gallopade International
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Series:
Real Kids Real Places Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Lexile:
610L (what's this?)
File size:
4 MB
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

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