Video Writing Prompts: Modern Day Pirates

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K-2: Pretend Pirates & Their Booty

Real life pirates are scary, but sometimes it's fun to pretend. Draw yourself as a pirate and write the names of some things that might be on your ship.

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3-5: Real vs. Make Believe

How are real life pirates different than make believe pirates you’ve read about in books or seen in the movies?
 

6-8: Your Pirate Story

Write a story as if you are one of the characters (a passenger on the US ship, a pirate, a Naval officer retaking the ship).
 

9-12: Where in the World?

Where is Somalia? Using a map, plot the places mentioned in the video.  Why is that region difficult to defend against pirates?


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