Wednesday, July 12, 2017

We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea


For my classes 3A3,4,5 and 9. The rest can share and learn.

Character Traits/Moral Values/Messages/Themes

Examples/Evidence/Evidences

1. Jim teaches John and the siblings about the yacht and the sea.· 

Jim is knowledgeable about the yacht and the sea. He shows the children how to steer the yacht. He tells them the shoal can be dangerous for them as they could run ashore. He also shows them the shoals using charts.

· At night, the Goblin rolls violently. The children are worried but Jim assures them it is the big ship that goes from England to Holland everyday.

Character Traits

-Knowledgeable/ brave/responsible

Moral Values

– We should share our knowledge with others.
– We should take care of people who are younger than us.

Themes

-value of knowledge/ bravery/responsibility

2. John fights against the storm.·

 When the children are out at the sea, the rain starts to fall. Big winds and waves crash over the bows and splash on the cabin roof and the children. Although John feels tired and the weather is not helping him, he does not stop fighting against the storm. He tries his hardest to steer the yacht to the right direction. He wants to keep his siblings safe.

Character Traits

– brave/responsible /
loving

Moral Values

– We should be responsible when we are put in charge of something.
– We should not panic when we are facing difficulties.
– We should do our best to protect the people we love.

Themes

– love for family/ bravery/responsibility

3. Commander Walker brings the children back to Harwich.

After finding his children at Flushing in Holland, Commander Walker takes responsibility to send telegram to Mrs. Walker, bring the children to eat at a café and buy supplies for their journey back home.

Commander Walker takes over to sail to Goblin. He steers the yacht because he knows John is tired. He is also not mad at the children for what happens.

Character Traits

– responsible /loving/ considerate

Moral Values

– We should be responsible for our children’s safety.
– We should love our family members.
– We should be considerate and try to understand when something wrong happened to our children.

Themes

– love for family/ responsibility for family

4. Jim Brading worries about the children and keeps his promise to take care of them.· Jim has an accident when he leaves the children and goes to get petrol. When he wakes up he is very worried about the children. He leaves the hospital to go find them even though his head is still in pain. He feels sorry to about what happens and he intends to apologise to Mrs. Walker.


Character Traits

– responsible

Moral Values

– We should be responsible for the things we do.
– We should keep our promise.

Themes
– love for family/ bravery/responsibility

5. John makes the decision to go to sea.· 

 After the tide pulls them out of the Beach End Buoy, they are forced to put on sails to avoid hitting the buoys. After that, John decides to go out to sea so that they can get away from the shoals.Character Traits

– Brave/responsible

Moral Values

– We should be responsible when we are put in charge of something.
– We should not panic when we are facing difficulties.

Themes

– Bravery/responsibility

6. Susan is worried about their Mother· 

 When the Goblin is out at sea. Susan is worried. She is worried that Mother will think they did not keep their promise.

· After they meet Father, Susan reminds her dad to send the telegram to Mother and she also makes sure that the telegram is sent.Character Traits

– Responsible/loving

Moral Values

– We should be responsible to keep our promise.
– We should not make our parents worried about us.

Themes
– love for family/ responsibility

7. John is worried about his siblings

When the children have to go out to sea to avoid the shoals, Susan and Roger get seasick. John feel bad for them and is worried about them.Character Traits
– caring/loving

Moral Values
– We should love our family.
– We should do our best to protect the people we love.

Themes

– love for family/responsibility

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