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/
Weekly Wall Recommendations
For the 2018-2019 school year, students will be choosing books to display on our classroom recommendation wall. The wall is a lending library. It showcases the various literature choices in the classroom, celebrates students' voices and choices, facilitates getting to know each other through our literature choices, and facilitates communication with the global learning community.