Golden Age of Piracy Lesson Plans



Golden Age of Piracy: Premium Lesson Plans

These Golden Age of Piracy lesson plans are designed to be flexible and used in a 90-minute block setting over a period of 3-4 days. It includes short biography readings, map analysis, a podcast listening activity, and a reading analysis of modern piracy. It also comes with a viewing guide for showing the Pirates of the Caribbean film. As an extension students, after viewing the film, could either write a short paragraph comparing the fictional Hollywood film to historical facts on pirates and piracy or create there own pirate ship using a link to pirate ship cut-out. This unit might be a good unit to do at the end of the school year.

Activities come in a 1MB .zip file and will need to be unzipped. To view the lesson plans you will need Microsoft Word and Powerpoint to view.

Activities Include:

Pirate Bio Analysis Lesson Plan-Outline of Lesson plan for the Golden Age of Piracy.
Pirates: Past and Present -Case study and reading analysis on modern pirates.
Pirates of Caribbean Viewing Guide -Film guide for students to complete.
Pirate Podcast- Podcast listening activity with questions for students to answer.
Pirate Biography and Flags – Seven different biography readings on pirates and flags. Students use these short biographies to complete the chart and map.
Pirate Biography Chart and Flag Analysis –Chart to fill in and map to complete. Based on Pirate Biography and Flags reading.

File size is less than 1MB and needs an unzipping tool. Requires software that can read Microsoft word and PowerPoint. This allows teachers to quickly make changes to the documents.

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