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Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island,

 

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“Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island” is an award-winning storybook app, designed to engage kids with reading in a new and fun way, while sparking curiosity and creativity. 

Educational Features

Reading

  • Improves fluency with highlighted text that corresponds with audio.
  • Supports comprehension with fluency improvement.
  • Increases retention with the improved comprehension.
  • Supports comprehension with Text to Self, Text to Text, and Text to World discussion strategies.

Discussion Questions

Created to increase higher level thinking skills with upper levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Activities

Classroom activities align with Common Core State Standards and use Bloom’s higher level thinking skills.

Cross Curricular

In addition to literacy, this app addresses science and social studies.

Technology

Incorporates technology in activities to align with Common Core State Standards and College and Career Readiness.

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Following are curriculum activities developed for award-winning storybook app, “Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island.”

Each activity complies with Common Core State Standards should that be a requirement.

Clue Poem Activity

Subjects: Language Arts

Students will label the rhyme scheme of clue poems in the app Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island and then will create a clue poem and present it as a mystery to solve.

Download Clue Poem activity PDF here

A Buggy Story

Subjects: Language Arts and Science 

Students will write, illustrate, and publish a story about a bug

Note: Also see Fun Fact Video entitled Bugs for Dinner   

Download A Buggy Story activity PDF here

I’m a Teacher!

Subjects: Language Arts

Students will illustrate, write, and audio record a three minute lesson to teach about something that he or she treasures in life

Download I’m a Teacher! activity PDF here

Researching Quicksand

Subjects: Language Arts, Science

Student will brainstorm a topic about quicksand and then will then present important facts about the topic.

Download Researching Quicksand activity PDF here.

Making Quicksand

Subjects: Language Arts, Science

Student will listen to a video’s instructions and apply them to creating quicksand.

Note: See Fun Fact Video here and the ingredient needed is corn starch.

Download Making Quicksand activity PDF here

 

Treasure Kai Writing Prompt

Subjects: Language Arts, Science

Student will write a “How to” paragraph, explaining how to __________. (Teacher-Assigned Topics)

Download Treasure Kai Writing Prompt activity PDF here. 

Treasure Kai Prepositions Activity 

Subjects: Language Arts

Students will write sentences that use prepositional phrases, which describe an object that I have selected; they will also create a visual of the object and audio record their reading these sentences. 

Download the Smarty Activity: Prepositions PDF here.

Download the “Treasure Kai” Text and Prepositions Activity PDF here.

Download the answers to the Text and Prepositions  PDF here.

Download the PowerPoint/PDF presentation about Prepositions here.