The Diary of Samuel Pepys Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 102 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Diary of Samuel Pepys Lesson Plans

January-June, 1660

• The story opens with a short description of Pepys' personal life.

• He has a wife and has just celebrated the anniversary of what was then a major surgery.

• Life at sea starts out very similar to life on land, but rumors of the return of King Charles from exile quickly changes that.

• Lord Sandwich receives personal letters from the King and the Duke of York, and through seasickness and homesickness, Pepys leads many of the improvements.

• The guns of the ships are fired, in which Pepys personally fires one and nearly injures his eye.

July-December, 1660

• Pepys enjoys a nearly childlike excitement with his new financial status.

• He revels in the praise from his father about the appointments of the new house.

• The honor of attending court shows the increase in Pepys social status already, which only serves as a taste of his true ambitions.

• Pepys begins to...

(read more Chapter Abstracts)

This section contains 895 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Diary of Samuel Pepys Lesson Plans
The Diary of Samuel Pepys from BookRags. (c)2020 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.