Study the artwork below.
We will use portions of this
Underwater Archaeology packet
from North Carolina for today's activities.
Draw a picture to show the scene that comes to mind as you listen to this music. Be ready to write a story to go along with your picture and share it with the class.
So You Want to Be a Pirate
Even pirates had/have rules. What rules do you think the pirates would require in order to protect themselves, their cargo, and their personal "treasures"?
Blackbeard and Queen Anne's Revenge
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You, too, can learn to talk like a pirate:
How to Talk Like a Pirate.
Map Maker, Make Me a Map
Now you get to be the one with the secret treasure, but be sure to make a map to it, so you won't forget where you buried it!
While We're on the Subject
Let's divvy up the booty today and have students become the experts. Your group will be responsible for studying one of the following Wonders. After a period of time, the teacher will ask your group to report to the whole class about what you learned in the article you read.
Here's a way to present some of the same serious information to make it fun. Which method of presentation would you rather watch - the Smithsonian videos above or this one (right) from Horrible Histories?