Gold from a ship - level 1

Gold from a ship - level 1

11-09-2013 14:00

A family from Florida finds some treasure. They are very happy and shocked.

They find a lot of gold. It is worth $300,000. They find it in 11 ships. The ships are very old. They are from the year 1715.

The family cannot keep everything. The State of Florida can take 20%. The 20% of the treasure goes to museums.

Difficult words: treasure (group of expensive things like gold or silver), be worth (have price in money).

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