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These websites are about pirates. You can learn about famous pirates from the past and sunken pirate ships that have been recovered. Includes lesson plans, craft activities, videos, interactive stories, riddles, and online games.


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This is a lesson plan that helps introduce students to the lifestyle of pirates. NOTE: This site has links to external sites. The site contains some broken links.
This lesson focuses on the areas where pirates traveled. NOTE: This site has links to external sites.
Learn about the fates of real pirates who were aboard the Whydah ship which sank in 1717 on this interactive site. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This site includes a fun interactive story about pirates written for younger students. Click on the link for the "High Seas Adventure" to begin. The site also has a list of recommended books on pirates.
Scroll down to read brief introductions on pirates Sir Francis Drake, Martin Frobisher, and William Dampier. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This page has instructions for creating a treasure chest from a shoe box. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This page has ideas for activities, such as creating a pirate puppet or a treasure map. Click on "The Movie" to hear a song about pirates. "Meet My Crew" introduces different fictional pirates. NOTE:The website includes banner ads.
Read about what we might find if archeologists uncovered a real pirate ship.
Read this encyclopedia entry on piracy and learn about famous real and fictional pirates. NOTE: The website includes pop-up and banner ads.
Here is a pirate illustration that can be printed out and colored. This is a one-page PDF file.
Here are some ideas for classroom activity that go along with pirate theme. NOTE: This site has links to external sites.

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