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  • Published: Chicago, Illinois : Norwood House Press, 2013.
  • Year Published: 2013
  • Description: 303 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781599535616



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Looking for Blackbeard's treasure : measuring the distance

by Perritano, John.

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Where To Find It

Call number: J 530.8 Pe

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth

Additional Details

High-seas adventure -- Time of terror -- Discover activity : compare distances -- The queen's pirate -- Pirates of the caribbean -- Pirate proud -- Ransom -- Connection to art -- Safe havens -- Good neighbor -- Death of a ship -- Math at work -- Dead man's tale -- What comes next?

"The mathematical concepts of distance and measuring distance are introduced as readers learn about a pirate, using math to find the distance between ships and treasures. Readers learn about the difference between metric and customary units of length, how to convert units, and how to compare distances. Includes a discover activity, art connection, and mathematical vocabulary introduction"

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