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Ships of Discovery
Informational (nonfiction) 2,344 words, Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile 1010LShips of Discovery traces the history and evolution of boats. The book explains how different groups of people relied on boats for exploration, trade, and battle and altered their boats over time to make them bigger, faster, and safer. This book can also be used to teach students how to summarize an informational text and how to compare and contrast information in a text. Book and lesson also available at Levels T and W.
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