Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World Fun Activities

Mark Kurlansky
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 98 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Recipe for Cod

Compare the old recipes mentioned in the book with modern recipes. How do the preparation techniques differ?

Hook, Line, and Sinker

Make a handline fishing rig based on how early cod fishermen made them.

Map Questing

Make a map of where the Basque fishermen caught their cod. Label the currents along with the oceans and countries.

Draw a Fish

Draw one of the cod species mentioned in the book. Label all the parts of the cod.

Listing

Make a list of the different fish that are considered "cod". In which region are the different fish caught?

Grading

Many cod fish are rated by desirability in the book. List five fish, why they are considered desirable or less so, and include some history behind the determination of their value.

John Cabot

Make a map of the voyages of John...

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