Treasure island  


 

This year we are going to read Treasure Island.
I would like you to do some activities about this important book.

Copy them in your notebook and find the answers to the questions at the links on the right.

Author

1. What is his full name?

2. When and where was he born?

3. When did he die?

4. What University did he study?

5. What illness did he suffer since he was a child?

6. Where did he live?

7. Write some writers who have admired him

Watch the video about his early life and find out Stevenson's father's profession:

Works

1. Write the name of the most important novels, short stories and poems he wrote.

2. Choose a little poem from the link on the right. Copy and translate it.

3. Translate the quotations on the right.

Treasure Island

1. When was it published?

2. What kind of story is it?

3. What are the most important characters?

4. Describe what is happening in the next video of a version of Treasure Island.

Songs

You know that songs are very importat for pirates. Watch this video and complete the words which are missing in the lyrics.

What do pirates usually drink?

 

What will we do with a drunken ____________?
What will we do with a drunken ____________?
What will we do with a drunken ____________?
Early in the morning!

Way hay and up she rises,
Way hay and up she rises,
Way hay and up she rises,
Early in the morning!

Shave his belly with a rusty _____________,
Shave his belly with a rusty _____________,
Shave his belly with a rusty _____________,
Early in the morning!

Way hay and up she rises,
Way hay and up she rises,
Way hay and up she rises,
Early in the morning!

Put him in a long ___________till his sober,
Put him in a long ___________till his sober,
Put him in a long ___________ till his sober,
Early in the morning!

Way hay and up she rises,
Way hay and up she rises,
Way hay and up she rises,
Early in the morning!

Stick him in a ____________with a hosepipe on him,
Stick him in a ____________with a hosepipe on him,
Stick him in a ____________ with a hosepipe on him,
Early in the morning!

Way hay and up she rises,
Way hay and up she rises,
Way hay and up she rises,
Early in the morning!

Put him in the bed with the captains ________________,
Put him in the bed with the captains ________________,
Put him in the bed with the captains ________________,
Early in the morning!

Way hay and up she rises,
Way hay and up she rises,
Way hay and up she rises,
Early in the morning!

Author

Author and works

wikipedia

Treasure Island

Poems

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(Map created by Stevenson)

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 Quotations by Stevenson:

  • "A friend is a gift you give yourself."
  • "Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others."
  • "Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary."
  • "The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek."

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Poems:

Auntie's Skirts

Whenever Auntie moves around

her dresses make a curious sound

They trail behind her up the floor,

and trundle after through the door

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