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Treasure Island eNotes Teaching Guide

by eNotes

  • Release Date: November 07, 2019
  • Subjects: Language Arts and Literature
  • Age Levels: Grade 10, Grade 7, Grade 8, and Grade 9
  • Pages: 10
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So you’re going to teach Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. Whether it’s your first or hundredth time, Stevenson’s adventure novel has been a mainstay of English classrooms for generations. Studying Treasure Island will give your students unique insight into ideas about cultural acceptability and methods of characterization, as well as important themes surrounding loyalty, morality, and courage. This guide highlights some of the most salient aspects of the text before you begin teaching.


Our eNotes Teaching Guides have been designed to help first-time and veteran teachers open up classic works of literature for their students. Each guide provides creative and practical approaches to teaching the text, as well as rich background information, key plot points, and recommended texts.

The main components of each guide include the following:

  • An overview of the text and its key components
  • Teaching approaches and discussion questions
  • A list of complementary texts

These Teaching Guides offer valuable context and promote meaningful discussions about novels, plays, poems, and stories that have captivated English Language Arts students for generations. Each guide is comprehensive and concise, thought-provoking and practical.

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