# Shiver me timbers! It be International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Thursday!

Ahoy and avast there! 19th September be International Talk Like a Pirate Day – a great opportunity t’ learn about a different way o’ life and work creatively with language.

What’s more, it’s a swashbucklin’ way t’ engage with t’ class because everyone, just everyone, loves t’ hate them nasty pirates, be they Jake and his Neverland Pirates, Captain Hook or Captain Jack Sparrow o’ Pirates o’ t’ Caribbean acclaim!

#### For the young ones:

Activities/Worksheets/Lesson Plans

Going to Sea in Literacy/English – England: F1/Scotland: Early*/Wales: Nursery/Northern Ireland: P1

A Sailor Went to Sea in Literacy/English – England: F1/Scotland: Early*/Wales: Nursery/Northern Ireland: Pre-School

Treasure Trove in Maths where pupils identify flat or solid shapes – England: Year 1/Scotland: Early ***/Wales: Year 1/Northern Ireland: P2

#### For older pupils:

ThinkIt ID 287Where is the treasure?” England: Year 4/Scotland: First ***/Wales: Year 4/Northern Ireland: P5

Activities/Worksheets/Lesson Plans

4x Table Song in Maths – England: Year 3/Scotland: First **/Wales: Year 4/Northern Ireland: P4

Atlantic Pirates in Maths exploring turning clockwise/anti-clockwise, using compass directions and calculating angles  – England: Year 2 – 6+/Scotland: First *, Second * and Second ***/Wales: Years 2- 6/Northern Ireland: P5 – P7

Jolly Rogers in Literacy/English where pupils identify text types and purpose – England: Year 4 – 6+/Scotland: Second *, Second **, Second ***/Wales: Years 4- 5/Northern Ireland: P6 – P7

Shiver Me Timbers in Literacy/English to help pupils organise text to form paragraphs –England: Year 5/Scotland: Second */Wales: Year 5/Northern Ireland: P6