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Life in the Colonies

  • Age Range: 9-18
  • Grade: 5
  • Lexile: 690L
  • Guided Reading Level: P
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Reading Level: 5.9
  • ISBN: 9780743987424
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 970
  • Pages: 24
Description
Young readers will be fascinated to learn what life was like for the colonists in early America. The detailed images and easy-to-read text explore such topics as Puritans, the Mayflower Compact, House of Burgesses, Navigation Acts, and slavery. Along with brief biographies on colonists and Indians like John Smith, William Penn, Pocahontas, and John Rolfe, this engaging reader explains means of survival and living through farming, colonial crops, and plantations. A table of contents and glossary are provided to enhance readers' understanding of the content and vocabulary.

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