You'll want to have this book on hand when International Talk Like a Pirate Day rolls ashore in September. Students will enjoy Kristen Foote's fun voice, and they'll be sure to learn a lot, too.
Activity Name: How to Survive Animal Reports
Activity Description: Looking for a fun way to jazz up the animal reports your students write every year? After reading How to Survive as a Shark, challenge students to "talk" like a pirate in their animal reports. Give them a list of pirate phrases to get them going: ahoy mateys, buck up, no lyin', aye, lass, mate, blimey, har-har-har, shiver me timbers, argh, blow me down, and scurvy dogs. Fun!
Be sure to check out the the teacher's guide link below. It has life cycle activities, reflection journals, companion activities, crafts, and more! More than 16 free classroom resources to go along with How to Survive as a Shark.
Teacher's Guide Link: https://howtosurvivebooks.com/printables/
4N Essays Are Taking Off!
For the rest of the 2018-2019 school year, students will be writing essays about the books they recommend on our back bulletin board and their writing will be featured on our front bulletin board. Look for essays to be posted on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Celebrate with us as we grow as readers and writers.