Mon, Jan 22|
Book Club 4th-5th grade: Treasure Island
Time & Location
Jan 22, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST
Juergen's, 26026 Hempstead Rd, Cypress, TX 77429, USA
About the Event
Coordinator: Sylvia Baker
Grades: 4th-5th grade
Book: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
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The story of an impulsive and adventurous young boy named Jim Hawkins who comes across a treasure map. He goes on a journey to try and recover the treasure, which once belonged to the famous Captain Flint. On his journey, he meets Long John Silver, a one-legged cook who ends up leading a pirate mutiny.
Disclaimers about book’s content: The story includes fighting among the pirates, with many deaths and injuries by sword, knife, and gun.
Discussion Topics: Life’s moral ambiguity, search for a father figure and role models, dreams vs. reality
Questions for students:
- What do you think of when you hear the word “treasure”?
- Have you ever gone exploring? If so, did you find what you were looking for or something even better?
- Is treasure always “things” or can people in your own life be a “treasure”?
Materials students need to bring: none
Activity, craft, or game: Make a map to a treasure located in the room