#04, Pirates Past Noon

Book Summary

Illus. in black-and-white. Jack and Annie are in deep trouble when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the days of desert islands, secret maps, hidden gold--and ruthless pirates! Will Jack and Annie discover a buried treasure? Will they find out the identity of the mysterious M? Or will they walk the plank?  

Book Cluster: Mystery of the Tree, Books 1-4

Fact Tracker Summary

Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie!   When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #4: Pirates Past Noon, they had lots of questions. Did pirates really make people walk the plank? What was life like on a pirate ship? Is there any buried treasure around today? Argh! How do you talk like a pirate? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.

Subjects Addressed in these books:

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Core Curriculum Standards for Language Arts
Gaining information from diagrams (pirate ships); Genres: legend/lore; Concept; Vocabulary; Cause & Effect Writing: Text types and purposes; Speaking & Listening: Comprehension and collaboration; Presentation skills
Core Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
Pirate history and legends; Timeline: 1000 B.C. to present; Transportation: pirate ships; Landform; Island
Core Curriculum Standards for Science & Technology
Water features: oceans, seas
Core Curriculum Standards for Geography
Caribbean
Core Curriculum Standards for Character Building Lessons
Your daily life is filled with treasure. To find it, you must look for the positive things in your life.
Core Curriculum Standards for Visual Arts
Individual or group tree houses; Create Jack & Annie in their favorite wardrobe; Analyze still images for details and predictions.
Core Curriculum Standards for Music
Read Read Read Song
Core Curriculum Standards for Theatre Arts
Passport to Adventure

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