A Traveler's Guide to Patusan
Kind of Activity:
Students will fully realize a fictional location.
Common Core Standards:
Although Patusan is a fictional island that only appears in Lord Jim, its details are fairly well fleshed out. For this activity, students will attempt to create a travel guide about Patusan. This is intended to be a somewhat large project; final products should, at minimum, contain:
1. A map of Patusan and the immediate surrounding area
2. A summary of the island's history
3. A physical description of the island
4. Relevant information about real-life locations that Conrad likely used as...
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