Pirate Map http://tinyurl.com/rvs4v Pirate Map
In this lesson, students will learn the reasons pirates frequented certain areas, taking into account the relationship between piracy and the slave trade.
They will visit Web sites to find out more about pirates, and draw pirate maps showing some of the places a pirate might have traveled.
Pirates, Privateers, and Buccaneers Theme Page http://www.cln.org/themes/pirates.html Pirates, Privateers, and Buccaneers Theme Page
This "Theme Page" has links to two types of resources related to the study of pirates, privateers, and buccaneers. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic.
In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme.
Essay on the Golden Age of Pirates http://www.piratesinfo.com/detail/detail.php?article_id=91 Essay on the Golden Age of Pirates
There once was a mythical time when brave and dangerous pirates sailed the seas in search of both fortune and fame. In this time heroic villains rose to fame, figures like Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, Captain Avery, Captain Morgan and others became household names. They were the famous anti-heroes of their time, much like rock stars today ...
Shanties and Sea Songs http://www.delweb.com/andrew/shanty/ Traditional shanties can be grouped into three types: short haul shanties, for tasks requiring quick pulls over a relatively short time; halyard shanties, for heavier work requiring more setup time between pulls; and capstan shanties, for long, repetitive tasks requiring a sustained rhythm, but not involving working the lines.