Draw the Map
In reading of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin's travels, students should be given the opportunity to draw a map of the waters and lands between England and France, using the text as a guide.
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the novel and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the novel.
Draw a Character
Have students draw their interpretation of a character from the novel. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the type of costume worn by the character, whether the character is fat or thin, bald, prim or slovenly. What colors do the characters wear?
Students should research the period style of dress from 19th Century England and create (with parents' permission) a...
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