This bundled product contains everything you need for your unit on Pirates, Privateers and the Golden Age of Piracy. 1650 to 1730 is known as the Golden Age of Piracy, a time when pirates ruled the seas. Most of the well-known pirates in history came from this period of time.

This bundle includes my three Pirate, Privateer and the Golden Age of Piracy Products:

• Colonial Careers: Pirates and Privateers ($6.00 value)
• Reading Comprehension Reading Passages and Questions: Pirates and Privateers ($6.00 value)
• Bingo – Pirates, Privateers and the Golden Age of Piracy. ($5.00 value)

Buy this bundle and get all three products for only $13.00

This product is perfect for SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops! The reading passages are great for CLOSE READING with any non-fiction graphic organizer. THIS LESSON INCLUDES READING PASSAGES, COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS, TEACHER’S KEY, CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES, BINGO CARDS AND CLUES, AND NON-FICTION GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS.

Informational Text
There are sixteen pages of informational text about the subject: Pirates, Privateers and the Golden Age of Piracy. The passages cover the following topics:

• The Seas, The Ships, The Slave Trade
• The Golden Age of Piracy
• Pirates, Privateers, Buccaneers and Pirate Hunters
• Life of a Pirate: The Pirate Articles
• Life on the Ship
• Pirate Ships
• Pirate Colors
• Myth vs. Reality
• William Kidd – Privateer and Pirate Hunter
• Blackbeard, Stede Bonnet, Black Bart, Charles Vane, Calico Jack – Pirates
• Mary Read and Anne Bonny- Female Pirate
• Pirate Havens
• The End of the Golden Age of Piracy

This Bundle also includes BINGO Cards and Clues:
BINGO is a fun way to review new concepts and vocabulary words. The words in this BINGO set relate to the topic and make the perfect review for the pages of informational text that are included in this product. Great for use by Substitute Teachers! This product is great for a large group, class or co-op

This product includes:
36 Unique Bingo Cards (18 pages with two cards per sheet)
The Caller’s Tracking Sheet
24 Calling Cards Containing Words and Clues
16 pages of Informational Text

This BUNDLE includes the following CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:
 Job Application
 Pirate and Privateer Review Worksheet
 Pirate Food
 Pirate Code
 Charting Activity
 Pirate Speak – Create a Cartoon
 Design Your Own Colors!
 Venn Diagram
 Map Work
 Scavenger Hunt
 Coloring Pages
 Four Non-Fiction Graphic Organizers

Grades 5-8 and Homeschool


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Created: Oct 23, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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