Everything you need to understand or teach Sharpe's Gold by Bernard Cornwell.
Sharpe's Gold by Bernard Cornwell is the second book he wrote, in 1981, but it is the ninth in the chronological order of the series. This book relates Captain Richard Sharpe's mission to covertly seek and acquire Spanish gold for General Wellington, which is to be used for a secret project. The project is the last hope for stopping Bonaparte.
The war with Bonaparte is going poorly and Spain is all but lost. Captain Richard Sharpe and his Light Company of the South Essex Regiment march to Celorico on Wellington's orders after a boring patrol of the southern borders. He has problems on the way with a Provost Marshall, Lieutenant Ayres, so his original purpose for being called to Celorico is overshadowed by complaints to Wellington by Ayres.
Wellington requires Sharpe's expertise so Sharpe is only required to apologize to Ayres. After Sharpe gets his assignment from Wellington,... View more of the Sharpe's Gold: Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810 Summary
Sharpe's Gold: Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810 Lesson Plans contain 128 pages of teaching material, including: