TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 1D: Jolly Roger Crossword Puzzle

Give each student the "Jolly Roger Flag" handout. They will read about and discuss the history of the Jolly Roger Flag. After the discussion, students will fill in a crossword puzzle based on the reading and design their own Jolly Roger flags (see "Jolly Roger Flag" handout and puzzle).

Keywords: 

Skull, crossbone, Bartholomew Roberts, Edward teach, jolly roger flag, death, art, cultural representation, black jack, puzzle, banner of death, culture, Caribbean, pirate, Blackbeard, Black Bart

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Activity Code: 
1D
Unit Reference: 
Give Your Bones A Break
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 1: Cultural Representation of Skeletons and Bones