Day 4

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read “Chapter Nine: The Island,” “Chapter Ten: The Whisper of Necessity,” and “Chapter Eleven: Games of Chance.”

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2.B

    Develop the topic thoroughly by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience's knowledge of the topic.

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2.F

    Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1.B

    Work with peers to promote civil, democratic...

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