Resource ID 107491

Lower KS2 English

Grammar & Vocabulary
Maritime Terminology
"Talk Like a Sailor! Understanding Maritime Terminology"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Talk Like a Sailor! Understanding Maritime Terminology"
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107491 - Lower KS2 Mixed Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

107492 - Upper KS2 Mixed Ability

107493 - KS3 Mixed Ability


Students complete a wordsearch using maritime terms and phrases. They will also find out which maritime terms are seen on board, and will gain an understanding of how these words are used in context on board the ferries or at the terminals.

Contextual Summary

This is an English resource that engages students during the Red Funnel ferry crossing. The resource task enables them to increase their vocabulary. Students are asked to complete a number of tasks which introduce them to nautical terms using the ferry crossing as their stimulus material.

Key Skills Practised
  • Reading skills
  • Observation / identification skills
  • Learning vocabulary of specialised areas of different genres
  • Writing using specialist terminology
Learning Opportunities
Learning Outcomes

Students will learn and demonstrate their understanding of a range of specialist nautical vocabulary.

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