Here's a great activity to get the kids thinking a bit about what it would be like to live in the past. Can they write a letter to Sir Francis Drake explaining why they should join his crew? What qualities do you think he'd look for in a shipmate?
A Letter to Francis Drake Worksheet
Our Sir Francis Drake writing page is designed for younger kids to record what they have learned about the famous sea captain. Choose from colour or black or white.
This worksheet is designed to get the kids thinking about what it would be like to meet Sir Francis Drake and what they would talk about, and also find out some basic facts about the famous privateer. There are two versions to choose from, colour or black and white.