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Pathways: The Golden Age of Pirates


Pathways: The Golden Age of Pirates

Do you know a lot about pirates? Think again, me hearties! Many things you believe about pirates are not true. Would a pirate really make you walk the plank? Was being a pirate fun? And what time did pirates have to go to bed?

Pathways is a series of 20 fun, nonfiction chapter books in which students are guided through their reading by the friendly "Nat the Ant".

Find lesson plans and teaching materials for The Golden Age of Pirates here.

Pathways is designed to support transitional readers to build stamina, become familiar with nonfiction text features and language, and maintain progress and enthusiasm for their reading.

Each book includes:

  • thought-provoking "ant questions"
  • a surprise fold-out Ant Tunnel to motivate readers halfway
  • a detailed glossary

Level J
Year 3
24 pages
Social Studies – History