Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson's famous tale of pirates and treasure is told in 10 video clips. There is a Resource Pack to go with the video clips with guidance, worksheets for each episode and follow-up activities - suitable for use in school and at home.

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

Click here for the full animation (all episodes combined).

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



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.