Everything you need to understand or teach Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.
The novel is the fictional account of Robinson Crusoe who is born in 1632. He is the third son of a German merchant who immigrates to England and marries a woman whose family name if Robinson. The family name is corrupted to Crusoe. Crusoe wants to go to sea, but his father wants him to become a lawyer. Even though his parents disapprove, Crusoe takes a ship to London on September 1, 1651. Crusoe finds success and misfortune on the sea. He becomes a slave, establishes a plantation in Brazil, and then spends over 30 years as the sole inhabitant of an uninhabited island. He finally escapes the island and returns to England where he raises a family and experiences further adventures that he says he will tell in another book.
Robinson Crusoe Lesson Plans contain 146 pages of teaching material, including: