Curriculum, Homeschooling

Magic Tree House Curriculum: Pirates Past Noon (Book 4)

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  1. Magic Tree House Book Pirates Past Noon and MTH Fact Tracker: Pirates- A Nonfiction Companion to Pirates Past Noon (I try to get books from the library whenever possible, but they don’t always have everything)
  2. Backpack Journals for Book 4 (Click on the book and download the Backpack Study-Books 1-4. Print 1 Story Mapping with Annie page, and 1 Jack’s Facts page).  You can fill in facts you want to write down on Jack’s Facts page as you come across them in the reading.
  3. Optional: Magic Tree House Games and Puzzles from the Treehouse book [This gets used a lot, but I will try to find alternatives online when possible. I make copies of the pages for easy gluing into the notebook]
  4.  The spiral or composition notebook started with book 1
  5. Free account at Magic Tree House
  6. The usual: paper, printer, ink, pencils, crayons or colored pencils
  7. Other supplies will depend on what additional projects you choose to do- empty cardboard toilet paper roll, empty cardboard aluminum foil roll, paper cup, and clear plastic to make your own Spyglass; Interactive Treasure Map– egg carton, paint, and tin foil for Egg Carton Treasure Chests

Day 1

  • Read chapters 1-2 of Pirates Past Noon
  • After each chapter, use the story map to summarize the main event in the chapter
  • On story map, draw the setting of where they landed (picture in book Jack and Annie were looking at)
  • Draw your own pirate flag (Page 16 MTH Games and Puzzles); Alternative: Do a Pirate Flag craft

Day 2

  • Read chapters 3-4
  • Story map after each chapter
  • Pirate Word Matching (Page 101 from Gift of Curiosity’s Printable Pack)
  • Things Pirates Have and Do Not Have Sorting (Pages 25-26 from Gift of Curiosity Printable Pack)

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

Day 7

  • Read chapter 2 Fact Tracker: Pirates
  • Pirates sailed over different oceans. Look up where each is and label them on the Seven Seas lapbook piece from Homeschool Share

Day 8

Day 9

Day 10

Day 11

Day 12

Day 13

Day 14

Extra Notes:

(Updated 7/19/17)

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