Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa "head 'em out!" on a real covered wagon trek across the prairie, encountering adventure much as the pioneers of yore, and a mystery that you could say leaves Grant "upChucking!"
LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
Gateway Arch, "America's Gateway to the West" Facts The Prairie: Geology; Geography Covered Wagons "Prairie Schooners" Wagon train; Oregon Trail: Clothing worn on the Oregon Trail; Supplies needed on the Trail; Food Served while on the trail; Entertainment on the trail Chuck Wagon Wagon Wheels Dangers travelers faced on the trail The Pony Express Buffalo Bill Cow chips & Buffalo chips; Fuel for fires Independence Rock history Chimney Rock history Scotts Bluff history Fort Laramie history "Old Susannah" Corral Hiram Scott Joel Hembry.
Fort Kearny State Park, MO: Post Office; Blacksmith Shop; Exhibit Hall Nebraska: Ash Hollow; Courthouse Rock; Jail Rock; Chimney Rock; Scotts Bluff Wyoming: Army Outpost Museum; Artillery and Wagon Museum, Fort Laramie; Independence Rock Fort Hall, ID The Dalles River, OR; End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Oregon City.
Like all of Carole Marsh's Mysteries, this mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities.
Below is the Reading Levels Guide
for this book:
Grade Levels: 3-6
Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 4.0
Accelerated Reader Points: 2
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 135937
Lexile Measure: 610
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40
Get your FREE
1. Download the Carole Marsh Mysteries Real Kids! Real Places Correlations to Common Core/State Standards HERE
2. Download the Where Have You Been
3. Download additional activities including Fact or Fiction, Fascinating Facts, Book Club Discussion and Book Club Activities HERE
4. Utilize the Real Kids! Real Places! Common Core State Standards Teacher Resource for classroom discussion questions and activities for ELA grades 2-6. This can be used for all 48 mysteries HERE
5. Want a sneak peak? Read the first three chapters HERE