Captains Courageous, by Rudyard Kipling Lit Link Grades 7-8

EBOTM14198

$14.99 CAD

Additional information:

  • Author : Nutbrown, Penny

Harvey Cheyne, the spoiled son of a millionaire, falls from the deck of an ocean liner during a heavy fog. He is rescued by the crew of a fishing schooner bound for the Grand Banks. Harvey accepts a job on the ship and earns a few dollars but learns a great deal more at an emotional level. He has many adventures on board the ship and grows physically stronger. Additional activities included are geographical and bibliographical information.

Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key. 64 pages

Learning Outcomes

Language and Literature
The students will:
  • use language effectively to communicate their ideas, clarify their points of view and respond to the views of others.
  • use a wide range of media tools as sources of information.
  • explore the use of dialogue and dialect in the creation of character in a work of fiction.
  • be able to recognize and differentiate between the various elements of fiction.
  • understand the function of pronouns in written prose and be able to successfully use pronouns in their own written work.
  • isolate events from a work of fiction and situate these events in the context of plot
  • development.
  • understand the function of the subject and the predicate in a simple sentence.
Mathematics, Science and Technology
The students will:
  • use basic arithmetic concepts (including fractions) to resolve real life situations.
  • become familiar with some of the vocabulary and function of 19th century maritime technology.
Arts
The students will:
  • select appropriate materials and use them effectively to produce work in the arts.
Social Studies
The students will:
  • explore family dynamics through study of the characters in the novel and in comparison to contemporary family life.
  • reflect upon his/her own rights and responsibilities in regards to the family, the school and the community.
  • become more familiar with the various types of maritime occupations of the 19th century and of how these occupations were played out in regards to the society as a whole.
  • will compare and contrast 19th century values, ideals and prejudices to the values, ideals and prejudices of the current society.

Novel by Rudyard Kipling.




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