Let’s Go on a Treasure Hunt

Treasure Island Blackstone Audio

Standards and Objective

Students will address multiple standards by listening to Treasure Island and other titles. Students will focus on character traits, motivations, vocabulary and idioms.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.2
Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.4
Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.6
Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

Materials

  • Unit Plans
  • Physical Copies of Treasure Island (Optional)
  • Chart Paper
  • Markers
  • Index Cards

Tales2go Titles

  • Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (narrated by Frederick Davidson)
  • The Secret of Robber’s Cave
  • Salty Pete and the Treasure Maps
  • Survival (Book 2: Island)
  • New Treasure Seekers
  • The Search for Sunken Treasure (Geronimo Stilton #25)
  • Maggie and the Pirate

Activity

In this extensive and interactive unit, students will listen to Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson and other titles. Some titles involved in this unit are not available on Tales2go, however there are other texts mentioned above that can be used to replace them. You can also choose to only do the Treasure Island activities. During and after listening, students will discuss, write, explain and dive into the text, features and themes.

The language in this text is unlike the way most people speak today, so listening to the text is going to be the best way students can understand the messages and themes in this title.

Resources

Unit Plans for Treasure Island

Website of Robert Louis Stevenson