Package 2 - K - Year 2 Pirate School
Sing and interact with nursery rhymes.
Things you need
Have these things available so your child can complete this task
Pirates clothing worksheet
Bandana, small bath towel or tea towel
Blank sheets of paper or workbook
Pencils or pens
Pencils are best, but can use any other writing tools such as textas, pens or crayons.
Before you start
Make sure your child has everything ready that they will need at the start of the lesson.
Check that the videos are working and that the volume is turned up on your device.
Discuss with your child:
Do you know what a pirate is?
Can you name any pirates?
Are they real?
What your child needs to know and do
Watch the Pirate School video.
The interesting things that you found out from watching the video.
How did you feel when you were watching the video?
Why do pirates look ‘scary’?
What is it about their appearance that makes them seem that way?
What is the best and worst thing about being a pirate?
What to do next
Print the worksheet on pirates clothing (found below). Read through the words at the bottom of the page.
Discuss where these words might be written to label the pirate’s clothing. Ask your child to point to the different parts of the pirates.
Help your child write the words near the correct location on the pirate.
Add a background and colour the picture.
Options for your child
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Draw arrows to label the pirate’s clothing.
Have your child verbalise the sentences while you write them.
Assist with writing three sentences to describe the pirate’s appearance.
Create a short story about the pirate that was labelled. Make sure the story has a beginning, middle and end.
Extend the learning
Watch this video of a Just Dance on ‘A pirate you shall be’. Learn the dance and sing along.
Create a prop for your dance either by finding a bandana, tea towel or old shirt. Follow the instructions on this website to make a pirate hat. Or you could try making an eye patch.
Create a 1 minute talk on pirates to be delivered to the household members.
Listen to Clark the Shark by Chris Pine.
Make a Treasure Map Pizza.
Design a pirate flag that would fly on your ship.
Make an Origami boat, decorate it as if it were a pirate ship.
*This activity has been adapted from materials provided by the Australian National Maritime Museum.
Use words from the list below to label this picture of the pirate:
fancy coat shaggy breaches shiny buckle eye patch
jack boots parrot peg leg hook
frilly shirt tricorn
Colour the picture, add a background and draw a scar on his face. On the back of the paper or on another piece of paper, write three sentences to describe the appearance of your pirate.