#12, Polar Bears Past Bedtime

Book Summary

The Magic Tree House transportss Jack and Annie to the freezing Arctic. There, they must solve the final riddle to become master librarians. But it's not going to be easy--especially when they have cracking ice, a seal hunter, and a prodigious polar bear to deal with. Will they be able to solve the riddle before they get iced themselves?

Book Cluster: Mystery of the Ancient Riddles, Books 9-12

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 #16: Polar Bears Past Bedtime, they had lots of questions. Why is the Arctic so cold? What did the first people of the Artic eat? How do polar bears cross thin ice? What other animals live in the Arctic? 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 still images; Facts and opinions; Concept / Vocabulary; Cause & Effect Writing: Text types and purposes; Speaking & Listening: Comprehension and collaboration; Presentation skills
Core Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
Native Americans in the Arctic; Maps; Transportation - dog sleds, snowmobiles
Core Curriculum Standards for Science & Technology
Animal Adaptations; Sources of heat; Conductors and insulators; Habitats/Biomes; Arctic Tundra; Northern Lights; Seasons - day and night in the arctic
Core Curriculum Standards for Mathematics
Temperature
Core Curriculum Standards for Geography
North Pole Arctic Ocean
Core Curriculum Standards for Nature & Conversation
Endangered Species; Global warming
Core Curriculum Standards for Animals & Wildlife
Polar Bears; Seals
Core Curriculum Standards for Mythology & Legends
Arctic Legend: Flying Polar Bear
Core Curriculum Standards for Character Building Lessons
When you face the things that frighten you, you often find they're not as bad as you thought.
Core Curriculum Standards for Visual Arts
Create a class learning igloo.; 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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