Pirates Ship Ahoy Pirate Project
To be able to: • Apply the skills you have learnt on percentages, decimals, fractions, coordinates . . . .
You are about to become shipmates, so you need to know a bit more about what it means to be a pirate.
The Pirate code As laid down by the pirate Bartholomew Roberts
ARTICLE I - Every man shall have an equal vote in affairs of moment. He shall have an equal title to the fresh provisions or strong liquors at any time seized, and shall use them at pleasure unless a scarcity may make it necessary for the common good that a retrenchment may be voted. ARTICLE II - Every man shall be called fairly in turn by the list on board of prizes,becauseover and above their proper share, they are allowed a shift of clothes. But if they defraud the company to the value of even one dollar in plate, jewels or money, they shall be marooned. If any man rob another he shall have his nose and ears slit, and be put ashore where he shall be sure to encounter hardships.
ARTICLE III - None shall game for money either with dice or cards. ARTICLE IV - The lights and candles should be put out at eight at night, and if any of the crew desire to drink after that hour they shall sit upon the open deck without lights. ARTICLE V - Each man shall keep his piece, cutlass and pistols at all times clean and ready for action. ARTICLE VI - No boy or woman to be allowed amongst them. If any man shall be found seducing any of the latter sex and carrying her to sea in disguise he shall suffer death.
ARTICLE VII - He that shall desert the ship or his quarters in time of battle shall be punished by death or marooning. ARTICLE VIII - None shall strike another on board the ship, but every man's quarrel shall be ended on shore by sword or pistol in this manner. At the word of command from the quartermaster, each man being previously placed back to back, shall turn and fire immediately. If any man do not, the quartermaster shall knock the piece out of his hand. If both miss their aim they shall take to their cutlasses, and he that draweth first blood shall be declared the victor.
ARTICLE IX - No man shall talk of breaking up their way of living till each has a share of l,000. Every man who shall become a cripple or lose a limb in the service shall have 800 pieces of eight from the common stock and for lesser hurts proportionately. ARTICLE X - The captain and the quartermaster shall each receive two shares of a prize, the master gunner and boatswain, one and one half shares, all other officers one and one quarter, and private gentlemen of fortune one share each. ARTICLE XI - The musicians shall have rest on the Sabbath Day only by right. On all other days by favour only.
1. Choose your Captain from Anne Bonny, Mary Read, Henry Morgan, Blackbeard, Bartholomew Roberts, Francis Drake Research your Captain and produce a presentation on him or her. These were not nice people try not to get too upset about how they were treated and how they treated other people.
2. Design your own pirate flag using the following criteria: A4 Landscape 50% black 35% white 15% red Here are some pirate flags to inspire you
Symbols on the flags - a pierced heart to speak of a merciless death... - a heart with drops of blood, meaning a drawn-out and very painful death... - a dart or spear symbolizing a violent death... - a skeleton, showing a tormented death... - and a cutlass in a hand or an empty fist, which let the poor saps know that any of these forms of death were available free of charge and without delay. - An hour glass meant the time to surrender was running out
3. You have successfully captured the ‘Blue Eagle’ Divide the booty up according to the instructions Which table do you choose to sit at?
4. Design the map of the Island where your pirate stronghold (and treasure) is. Use a coordinate grid with x axis -10 to 10 and y axis -10 to 10 Seclusion, good weather, abundant food, friendly or sympathetic locals, ease of defence, long distance views, and shallow waters where larger ships could not navigate were all factors to be considered in the search for a pirate hideout or pirate stronghold.
Other tasks 5. Coordinate Jokes 6. Queen Anne's Revenge 7. Barbosas' Bottles 8. Treasure Chest Fraction Mystery of the Grand Looter Ill Gotten Gains Present the working out and solutions to all you’re your tasks in an attractive and innovative way scrapbook brochure poster ?