The Last Place on Earth

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Throughout history there have been many races to be first to achieve a goal: e.g. first to learn to fly; first to climb the world’s highest mountain; first to reach the moon. The race to reach the South Pole more than 100 years ago involved a bitter struggle through the harshest environment on Earth. Brave and determined explorers faced extreme challenges with weather and equipment.

Additional information

Page Count:

24

Word Count:

1118

Belongs to Set:

Advanced Fluency 4 Non-Fiction Set A

Fiction or Non-Fiction:

Non-Fiction

Genre:

Recount

Guided Reading Level:

P

Reading Recovery Level:

30

Lexile Measure:

1280L

DRA Level:

50

Author:

Rachel Walker

ISBN - Standard Edition

9781927197448

ISBN - US Edition

9781927197448

Artifact Tags:

Compare and contrast, Subject-specific vocabulary, Main idea, Competition, Loss, World history

Keywords:

simple, certain, apart, claim, goal, none, quite, south

Common Core State Standards:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.9, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.4, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.3

International Baccalaureate:

9 – Legacies, 10 – Government

TEKS:

TEKS§110.5(b)(8), TEKS§110.5(b)(3), TEKS§110.5(b)(7)