Pirates
Ahoy 2nd Grade Mateys! Let’s take our study of geography and have some fun today and talk about pirates!

Today’s Activities

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Engage

Do pirates have manners? Do pirates have bedtimes? Listen to “How I Became a Pirate” to find out!

After listening to the story, compare yourself to a pirate. How are you different? How are you the same?

Level 1 Adaptation:

Level 2 Adaptation: Use the following page to help you draw what the story says pirates look like. 

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Explore

Pirates are always trying to capture treasure!

Grab a partner and see if you can capture four squares before they do!

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Foil Boat

Here is a fun engineering experiment! See if you can make your own foil boat. It will not be as fancy as a pirate ship. See if you can get your treasure to float!

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Reading a Map

Pirates need to know how to read a map! Do you know the cardinal directions? After watching this video, hide some “treasure” in your house and see if you can give someone directions to find it!
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Juggle a Soccer Ball

In the story, Jeremy loves soccer. Do you know how to juggle a soccer ball? Watch this video to learn how!
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Draw a Pirate

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