Find a diagram of the kind of ship that the Worcester was and bring it to class to help the students better visualize the setting.
Have the students create a pamphlet or instructional manual for people who are assigned blockade duty. Write the manual or pamphlet to sound exciting and engaging.
Bring a filmed version of this book to class and have a movie day. Provide popcorn and candy to make it more like a theater. Have the students write about or discuss how the movie version compared to the book.
Have the students choose one of the experiments started by Maturin and re-create them and bring them in as science fair projects.
The Captain had many foreign flags on his ship to mask the identity of his ship. Bring in a selection of different flags, and have...
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