Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson's famous tale of pirates and treasure is told in 10 video clips.

Young Jim Hawkins has a dull life working hard in the inn owned by his mother. But he dreams of adventure...

Teacher Notes

This series can be used to increase pupils' familiarity with a broad range of texts and narratives, including myths, legends and traditional stories and to make connections between these and other stories they are familiar with.

It will also support a broad range of writing objectives.

Curriculum Notes

This series is relevant for teaching English at KS2, in England and Wales and Northern Ireland, and at First and Second Level in Scotland.

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1. Jim Hawkins and The Admiral Benbow
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2. The Squire and the treasure map
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3. Long John Silver and the Hispaniola
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4. The voyage and the apple barrel
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5. Escape to the island and Ben Gunn
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6. The stockades and the pirate attack
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7. A fight and the Hispaniola captured
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8. The pirates parley and the black spot
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9. An empty pit and Ben Gunn's surprise
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10. Silver escapes and the heroes return
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Meet the characters from the story
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Sequencing activity