Amistad: Story of a Slave Ship (Step into Reading 4)
In 1838, a slave ship named the Amistad took hundreds of kidnapped Africans on a long journey across the Atlantic. But the brave captives would not give up their freedom, taking over the ship so they could sail back to their homeland. This History Reader is not to be missed.
Step 4 Readers use challenging vocabulary and short paragraphs to tell exciting stories. For newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence.
- Short paragraphs
- More challenging vocabulary
- 48 pages each
The "Step Into Reading" series provides readers of all levels with engaging books appropriate for their reading skill. Step 1 books are geared towards children who know the alphabet and want to begin reading. Step 2 readers hold short, simple sentences and focus on beginning phonics skills as young children read and sound out words with help. In Step 3, stories are a little longer with fun characters and easy plots to satisfy children reading by themselves. Short paragraphs and increasingly difficult vocabulary are introduced in Step 4 as students are building their reading confidence. Step 5 storybooks provide skilled readers with chapter books. Each level features a captivating assortment of fiction and nonfiction topics, all colorfully illustrated and appealing to young readers.