The Mystery at Fort Sumter: The First Shot Fired in the Civil War (Real Kids, Real Places) (Teacher's Guide)

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9780635074324: The Mystery at Fort Sumter: The First Shot Fired in the Civil War (Real Kids, Real Places) (Teacher's Guide)
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The corresponding Teacher's Guide is a page-by-page supplementary resource that gives you additional activities to enhance the student's learning opportunities by using cross-curricular materials including discussion questions, reproducible vocabulary, science, geography and math activities. Each Teacher's Guide turns you into the expert-we've done all the research for you!

This comprehensive resource enhances the many dramatic learning opportunities students can gain from reading this mystery by Carole Marsh.

The supplementary Teacher's Guide includes:
· A chapter guide of additional information, trivia, historical facts, and more to help teachers be “Experts!”
· Activity ideas that make the book come dramatically to life for young readers!
· The author's additional comments and thoughts about the subject
· Some reproducible activities
· Great out-of-the-box ideas for activities.

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hristina, Grant, Mimi and Papa go to Charleston, South Carolina in search of missing (and dead!) Aunt Lulu and learn about Fort Sumter and the first shots fired in the Civil War as they solve a mystery of mayhem during a rare winter blizzard. LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! Ferry Ride to Fort Sumter Fort Sumter - first shot in America's Civil War (or the War Between the States) - In 1861, the Fort was a Federal Fort - April 15, 1861, The Battle at Fort Sumter - 34 hours of fighting Charleston known as the Most Haunted City in America Food: Charleston stone-ground cheese grits, hush puppies, oyster stew, steamed shrimp, key lime pie, iced tea with lemon and mint leaves King Street Museum of Charleston Children's Museum of Charleston Meeting Street Queen Street Old Slave Market Charleston Post and Courier Saks 5th Avenue U.S. Custom House The Old Citadel Building Hotel - The Dungeon Suite - Parade Grounds The Citadel Military College, Fort and Arsenal Cannons and cannonballs The Civil War - Medicine - Reasons for the Civil war - Slavery - States rights - Abolitionists - Confederate States of America - Confederate leaders demanded Fort Sumter's surrender - More than half a million soldiers killed - Brother vs. brother - Union Soldiers - Reconstruction - Emancipation Proclamation - Carpetbaggers and scalawags South Carolina - First state to succeed from the Union. This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! Each mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-in book club and activities. Each Carole Marsh Mystery will have an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, and a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level.

About the Author:

Carole Marsh:

  • Native of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Professional writer and photographer
  • Founder and CEO of Gallopade International, Inc.
  • Founder and Owner of Marsh Media, a public relations anD corporate communications firm
  • Creator of more than 15,000 products, primarily fiction and non-fiction supplementary educational materials
  • including books, interactive CD-ROMs, games, and online adventures
Awards Include:
  • 2011 Teachers’ Choice for the Classroom by Learning Magazine
  • 2007 Greatest Products by iParenting Media
  • 2006 Georgia Author of the Year by Georgia Writers Association
  • 2004 Teachers’ Choice for the Family by Learning Magazine
  • 2003 Excellence in Education Award from the National School Supply and Equipment Association
  • 2002 Teachers' Choice Award by Learning Magazine
  • 2002 Award of Excellence Recipient from Association Advance America
  • 2000 Fastest Growing Small Press from Publishers Weekly
  • Communicator of the Year in 1979

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Carole Marsh
Published by Gallopade International (2010)
ISBN 10: 063507432X ISBN 13: 9780635074324
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