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!
T’ help you keep your Jolly Roger flying durin’ your day, don’t forget the pirate-themed resources on EducationCity.com for your land lubbers.
For the young ones:
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 287 “Where is the treasure?” – England: Year 4/Scotland: First ***/Wales: Year 4/Northern Ireland: P5
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