Downloadable resources for schools

Teachers, librarians, workshop leaders, would you like some free classroom resources to download?

You would? Excellent! Click on the links below.

Kids, you’re also welcome to download these and have a try at them. Let me know how you get on.

The Legend of You

Have you ever wanted to star in your own story? Here’s your chance. In the first part of this task, you’ll think about how stories begin, and what kind of stories you like best. In the second part, you are setting off on a quest wehre you can try out your own storytelling skills and turn yourself into a legend.

Design your own island

If legends aren’t your thing, maybe you’d like to design your own pirate hideaway. Instead of writing a story, you’ll be drawing a map and describing what you find there, using as many exciting words as you can think of. Compete with your friends – who can invent the best island?

pirate quiz

How well do you know your pirates? Try this quick, fun pirate quiz to test your knowledge. (Warning – page two of this quiz contains the answers. Do not read until you’ve done the quiz or I’ll make you walk the plank.

Pirate joke quiz

Why are pirate jokes funny? They just arrrrrrr!  These jokes and punchlines have become mixed up. See if you can sort them out.

Onion wordsearch

A simple wordsearch with words taken from The Accidental Pirates. How many words can you find?