Chapter 13

Chapter 13 - Three Pirates Set Sail


Open-Response Questions from Packet

  1. One of the reasons that Tom Sawyer is so popular is because Tom wants to do things that many people want to do - like run away and have exciting adventures. Do you ever imagine having adventures like Tom's? Tell about them.
  2. Do you think Tom and Joe are serious about running away? Why do you think so?

Right now, pirates are a much more popular fantasy character than Robin Hood. Do some on-line research about pirates (and not JUST Johnny Depp's Captain Sparrow!). Who were some famous pirates? Who were the pirates? Why did they become pirates? Share what you learn in the discussion.

The Pirates' Realm
The Jolly Roger - Pirate Flags
National Geographic on Pirates
History of Pirates