NYS ELA Module Materials Grade 3
Module 2B (Units 1, 2 & 3)
Dragon of the Red Dawn (Magic Tree House #37) (350555)
Mary Pope Osborne; Lexile: 580L; multiple books, P, 2007
Merlin the Magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone in Camelot. What can be done? The enchantress Morgan knows who to ask for help: young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania! The brother-and-sister team quickly head off in the magic tree house on another magical and historical adventure. Their mission: discover one of the four secrets of happiness.Their journey: to a land of fierce samurai and great beauty, the capital city ofEdo (now the city of Tokyo), in ancient Japan in the 1600s. Their tools: a research book to guide them and a magic wand with three special rules.In Dragon of the Red Dawn, Mary Pope Osborne transports readers back to thesplendor, rich culture, and magic of traditional Japan.
Grade 3 Module 2B, Unit 1: Recommended Texts
Night of the Ninjas (Magic Tree House, No. 5) (350608)
Mary Pope Osborne; Lexile: 280L; multiple books, P, 1995
Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House! Have you ever met a real live ninja? Jack and Annie do when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to ancient Japan, where they find themselves in the cave of a ninja master. Will they learn the secrets of the ninja? Or will the evil samurai warriors get them first?
Grade 3 Module 2B, Unit 2: Recommended Texts
Tigers at Twilight: Magic Tree House #19 (350619)
Mary Pope Osborne; Lexile: 510L; multiple books, PI, 1999
Tigers in trouble? That's what Jack and Annie find when the Magic Tree House whisks them and Teddy, the enchanted dog, to a forest in India. The rare tigers are being trapped by greedy poachers! Can Jack and Annie find a way to help? Or will a fierce tiger eat them instead?
A Crazy Day for Cobras (Magic Tree House #45) (350556)
Mary Pope Osborne; Lexile: 570L; multiple books, P, 2011
The fan-favorite chapter-book series sends Jack and Annie back to India over 400 years ago to search for a rare and precious emerald. Once there, they discover an amazing and exotic world filled with great danger. Will they find what they're looking for? Will they avoid the wrath of the all-powerful Great Mogul, survive a crazy ride on a wild elephant, escape an attack by king cobras—and make it back to the magic tree house alive?
Season of the Sandstorms (Magic Tree House #34) (350554)
Mary Pope Osborne; Lexile: 580L; multiple books, P, 2005
Jack and Annie travel back in time to a desert in the Middle East at the behest of Merlin who has given them a rhyme to help on their mission. There they meet a Bedouin tribe and learn about the way that they live. From camel rides and oases to ancient writings and dangerous sandstorms, here’s another Magic Tree House filled with all themystery, history, magic, and old-fashioned adventure that kids love to read about.
Carnival at Candlelight (Magic Tree House #33) (350553)
Mary Pope Osborne; Lexile: 590L; multiple books, P, 2005
Merlin has asked Jack and Annie to help on another Merlin Mission. This time they head back into history to Venice, Italy. With the help of a research book, a book of magic rhymes, and a set of mysterious instructions from Merlin, the heroes will save the beautiful city from a flood! Here’s another Magic Tree House book that will engage kids with history, magic, and nonstop action from beginning to end.