Everything you need to understand or teach This House of Sky by Ivan Doig.
The author lives in the American Northwest, the city of Seattle in the state of Washington. Seattle is a port city. The Puget Sound has bays large enough to receive ocean faring vessels and yet at the same time, the area is protected from any direct effects of the ocean. This has the greatest benefit during stormy weather.
The book is a memoir. The writer gives a crucial definition early on...
This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind Lesson Plans contain 134 pages of teaching material, including: