Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 Fun Activities

Michael Capuzzo
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Jaws: the Book

Read this book. How can you tell it is based on the attacks of 1916? What facts do the 1916 attacks and this book have in common? Where did the author also take artistic liberties? Write an essay in response.

Jaws: the Movie

Watch this movie. How does it compare to the book, as well as the attacks of 1916? Write an essay in response.

Sharks

Choose a shark species to research. Describe the species' physical characteristics. What is the personality of this shark like? How does this shark compare to the Great White? Share your findings with the class in a ten-minute presentation.

Beach Vacations

Find an article or advertisement for a beach vacation. Share this article or advertisement with the class. How does this try to persuade the reader to take this vacation? Would you take a vacation here? Why or why not?

Life in the Early Twentieth Century

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