Reading & Writing Pirate Unit Activities "Talk Like a Pirate Day" Grades 3 4 5 6

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    Pirate-themed bundle of reading and writing activities for a pirate unit or to help celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day (every September 19th!).

    The bundle of pirate activities includes three products:

    >The Three Little Pigs becomes . . . THE THREE PIRATE PIGS (6-page fractured fairy tale readers' theater script for 5-8 readers plus extension activities)

    >PIRATES DON'T WEAR LIFE JACKETS (3 1/2-page readers' theater script for 6-9 readers plus extension activities)

    >THE TALK-LIKE-A-PIRATE TOOLKIT, which provides 35 pages of pirate-themed reading and writing activities (and a couple just-for-fun activities, too!)

    In addition to the readers' theater script, "The Three Pirate Pigs" literacy toolkit includes the following:

    >Sound Effects: Cue Cards

    >Vocabulary: Word Work activity

    >Fractured Fairy Tales Compare & Contrast graphic organizer activity

    >The Three Little Pigs Leveled Reading List of both traditional and fractured fairy tale retellings

    >Readers' Theater Weekly Practice Checklist

    >An overview of readers' theater & the four elements of fluent reading

    In addition to the readers' theater script, "Pirates Don't Wear Life Jackets" literacy toolkit includes the following:

    >Sound Effects: Cue Cards

    >Vocabulary: Word Work activity

    >Comprehension Check: Inference graphic organizer activity

    >Pirate-y bonus ideas for using the "Talk-Like-a-Pirate Toolkit" to complement and expand students' work with the script

    >Readers' Theater Weekly Practice Checklist

    >2 pages of tips & tricks for successful readers' theater implementation

    The "Talk-Like-a-Pirate Toolkit" includes:

    >"Ye Pirate Name Generator": A quick, fun activity that uses students' birthdays to generate their unique pirate names.

    >"Ye Pirate Dictionary": A dictionary of pirate-y talk and terminology, which also includes a variety of extension activities (adding illustrations, translating pirate-y speech, and more).

    >"Our Teacher Was a Pirate": A silly bit of pirate poetry formatted both as a regular poem and as a readers' theater script makes a perfect, quick pirate reading activity. (The 2-page pirate readers' theater script is provided in both a 3-reader version and a 4-reader version.)

    >"Would Ye Rather...?": Three different pirate writing prompts are provided, along with graphic organizers.

    >Word Search: A just-for-fun word search as a bonus pirate activity.

    This bundle of pirate activities is perfect for third-grade, fourth-grade, fifth-grade, and sixth-grade students. It can also be used for second-grade gifted-and-talented students in need of a challenge.

    All products are in PDF format.

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    93 pages
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    Standards

    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
    Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
    Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
    Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
    Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

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