Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson Literature Study Guide

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Yo-ho-ho, Treasure Island can be lots of fun with the aid of a resource that guides readers' exploration of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of buccaneers and buried gold. It's the glory of the read that will turn your pupils' heads.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • If using the text as independent or summer reading, provide parents with the guide as well so that they can provide support for the assignment and engage in discussions with their child
  • Have groups research famous pirates and prepare presentations complete with pirate language and Pirate's Booty snacks, perhaps
Classroom Considerations

  • Neither lesson plans nor activities are included in the guide
  • A great resource for home schoolers
  • Includes information about the bildungsroman, a coming of age story
Pros

  • The 14-page study guide includes an overview for parents, a study guide for students with reading comprehension and discussion questions, an answer key to study guide questions, a chapter-by-chapter plot synopsis, and vocabulary materials

 

Cons

  • The link to the reading passage does not work; however, the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and information about the ship can be accessed on the Internet
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