Talk Like A Pirate
Dastardly Tasks for Wicked Pirates
Sketch yourself as a pirate.
What would you be doing if you were a pirate?
What would you wear?
What would you look like?
Would you have a parrot? A Ship?
A band of merry men?
You In Pirate’s Shoes
Take a digital photo of yourself using the
laptop or digital camera.
Place your photo into Kid Pix.
Add features to make yourself a pirate - hat,
compass, parrot... what else can you think
of? Save your image. You could print it,
upload it to your blog, this wiki or use it to
make a Fotobabble.
There be Treasure there!
Take an area of your school and create a map of
the area - you might like to use grid paper to draft
Use wet tea bags to stain the paper and leave it in
the sun to dry.
Get a black and red marker or vivid to mark in your
Decide where you would place your treasure and
mark it with an X.
Rules O’ Pirates
Even Pirates had rules...
The Pirate Code Of Conduct was very important.
Read some examples here.
Imagine you have your own Pirate ship and crew -
What would be your Code Of Conduct for your
Create a poster or glogster showing your Code Of
Here are some examples of pirate ﬂags (Jolly
Design the pirate ﬂag that would ﬂy from your pirate
What symbols would you use to show what makes you
the best pirate?
Research and then choose a pirate from the list
below and create a wanted poster for them.
Take a digital photo of your artwork and then upload it
to your class blog.
From Here to There
Create your own Pirate Ship.
Design and draw your ship and all the things it would
need to sail the 7 seas.
Don’t forget a great pirate name for your ship!
If you can, have a go at drawing it up using Google
A Singing A Children’s Sea Shanty
Yo Ho, my friends I have a tale
Sea Shanty of treasure, plunder, sea and sail
my story's bigger than a whale
it gets so deep, ye'll have to bail.
I like to ﬁsh, I like to ﬁght Chorus
Take the sea shanty I like to stay up half the night I'm a pirate! That I be!
When I say "starboard" ye go right!
Me ma, she says, "Ye look a fright!" me ship upon the sea!
and practice it. Chorus
I stay up late - till half past
I've got no hand but that's me hook! that's a peg below me
Get ready to perform I pillage stuff but I'm no crook. knee!
Me booty's in this chest I took.
They'll write about me in a book!
it for the cameras and Chorus
And that's all there is to this song.
your class with great I hope it hasn't been too long.
A pirate's life might just be wrong
So grow up nice and big and strong!
Create a class pirate visual dictionary - brainstorm
pirate words as a class.
Take an A4 page - write your word and the deﬁnition
Illustrate your word.
Collate them altogether for your very own Pirate Visual
Check out words here to get started!
Write up some Pirate Maths problems for other
pirates to solve. Type them up and post them to
the wall and blog for our pirates to solve!
The pirates of The Black Pearl are a motley crew. Arrr! Twenty-
seven of them have earrings, and 25 of them have peg legs. If
the crew consists of 37 pirates, how many have both earrings
and peg legs? From: http://www.talklikeapirate.com/teachers.html
A Pirate’s Life
What would it have been like to live the Pirate’s
Write a ‘Day in the Life’ of a pirate. It could be a
famous pirate you’ve learnt about. Or it could be the
day that you imagine you would have as a pirate.
From Dawn to Dusk... what would a Pirate’s life be?