Everything you need to understand or teach Joshua Slocum by Joshua Slocum.
Sailing Alone Around the World by Captain Joshua Slocum is a work of non-fiction. The book details Slocum's solo trip around the world, which logged more than 46,000 miles and took three years. The reader should note that the trip was not undertaken all at once. Slocum often docked for weeks or months at a time to refit the boat, visit people and landmarks, and to enjoy the scenery and the customs of faraway lands.
Overall, the book is in chronological order, although Slocum has a tendency to refer to events out of sequence, which can be confusing. For example, Slocum tells stories about being in Australia and then leaving the country to head elsewhere. In the next chapter, Slocum returns the story to Australia and then jumps ahead. There are similar instances involving the sailor's time in South Africa and Brazil.
Slocum starts out by talking about his...
Sailing Alone Around the World Lesson Plans contain 114 pages of teaching material, including: