Finding Texas: Exploration in New Lands
Finding Texas: Exploration in New Lands
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Annotation: Provides an overview of the European explorers who arrived in Texas in search of riches and fame during the 16th and 17th centuries.
Catalog Number: #600046217
Format: Ebook
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Copyright Date: 2013
Edition Date: c2013
Pages: 32 p.
Territory: World
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-433-38386-1
ISBN 13: 978-1-433-38386-1
Dewey: 976.4
Language: English
Word Count: 3,852
Reading Level: 5.8
Interest Level: 3-6
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 5.8 / points: 1.0 / quiz: 163855 / grade: Middle Grades
Lexile: 860L
Guided Reading Level: V
Fountas & Pinnell: V

In the 1500s, European explorers arrived in Texas in search of gold and glory. The Spanish were the first Europeans to arrive. Readers will discover early Texas history in this fascinating nonfiction book that uses colorful images, intriguing facts, maps and photographs, and supportive text to introduce readers to various explorers such as Christopher Columbus, Cabeza de Vaca, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, and La Salle. Readers will be engaged as they also learn about the many American Indian tribes of the past, such as the Caddo, Apache, Comanche, and Karankawa. Text features like a table of contents, glossary, and index are included to help readers better understand the content and vocabulary. This book also includes an in-class activity that helps further students' understanding of Coronado and his search for Cibola.

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