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

Michael Capuzzo
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 155 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Sharks

Choose a shark species to research. Describe the species' physical characteristics. What is the personality of this shark like...

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