Teacher Guide

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

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    To examine what good leadership looks like.

  2. 2

    To explore what it means to reliably and truthfully recount a story.

  3. 3

    To learn about the history of American whaling.

  4. 4

    To examine how spirituality and social norms factor into decision-making.

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