Treasure Island teaching resources - Powerpoint and worksheets. This unit of work focuses on the story of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson and offers opportunities for pupils to access an example of classic fiction. It also looks at comparing the interpretation of a text in film. English Teaching Resources: Treasure Island is a complete unit of work (includes suggestions for activities, sentence warm up activities, links to appropriate online resources, 84 slide PowerPoint and 33 accompanying worksheets).
Objectives covered in this unit :
1. Personal responses to reading
2. Graphic interpretation of a description
3. Empathising with characters
4. Sentence warm up activities
5. Deduce differences in patterns of relationships, customs and attitudes with particular reference to the way characters act and interact.
6. Look at an author's use of language, for example literal and figurative language for descriptions; to create a comic or dramatic effect.
7. Individual, pair and group work.
8. Role on the wall activities
9. Descriptive, report and discussion writing
11. Lyrics telling a story
12. Identify point of view from which a story is told. Select a character and use improvisation and role-play to explore the story from their point of view.
13. Hotseating, conscience alley
14. Extending vocabulary
15. Text structure and planning; creating a plan using a structure.
16. Write in role, for example a letter from one character to another.
17. Writing in the third person.
18. Writing a short story.
Cross curricular links: History (Exploration, pirates, sailing ships); Music (pirate songs); Geography (Caribbean)
To preview English Teaching Resources: Treasure Island click on the images from the PowerPoint slideshow.