Daily Lessons for Teaching Working on the Edge: Surviving in the World's Most Dangerous Profession: King Crab Fishing on Alaska's High Seas

Spike Walker
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Lesson 1 (from Introduction, Prologue, and Part 1, The Greenhorn Season: Tanner Crab Fishing Aboard the Royal Quarry: Chapters 1-2)

Objective

Introduction, Prologue, and Part 1, The Greenhorn Season: Tanner Crab Fishing Aboard the Royal Quarry: Chapters 1-2

Spike Walker, the author of Working on the Edge: Surviving in the World's Most Dangerous Profession: King Crab Fishing on Alaska's High Seas, once worked the oil fields of Louisiana and the lumber industry in Washington, Oregon, and Iowa before making his way to Kodiak Island where he learned to work in the world's most dangerous profession. In today's lesson, students are introduced to the memoir and its author, and will research the geography of the Alaskan waters which serve as the setting of the narrative.

Lesson

1) Teacher Lecture: Introduce the class to the book and author. Working on the Edge: Surviving in the World's Most Dangerous Profession: King Crab Fishing on Alaska's High Seas, is a gripping, first-person account of the Alaskan crabbing industry from the late 1970s through...

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