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All about Robert Louis Stevenson!:

All about Robert Louis Stevenson! …the British author who started it all…

Audience & Environment:

Audience & Environment Grades 10-11 Learners have some background in literature from my class Environment -- Computer lab setting where each student has their own individual computer and works on the presentation alone

Objectives:

Objectives Condition Given class time to review PowerPoint on Robert Louis Stevenson and will ten take quiz. Each student will be stationed at their own computer Students will be able to apply their knowledge through their learning at the end of class. Performance Students will be able to apply their knowledge at the end of the presentation with the facts and information they learned from their studies through a quiz. Criteria Students must pay attention to PowerPoint and are expected to get above 75% on the quiz.

Orientation:

Orientation The point of this slideshow is for you to become more knowledgeable on the famous British author Robert Louis Stevenson and be able to apply your learning accurately. Much of the next test will consist of this information.

application:

application After completing this guide, you should be able to recall information about Robert Louis Stevenson’s background, personal life, and all his work accurately and successfully.

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What do the Buttons Mean? Main Menu Next Back

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Main Menu Background Info Family Works Biographies Fictions Other Works Last Facts Take the Quiz

Some Background…:

Some Background… Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, England & was Scottish Studied Engineering and graduated from Law in University, never writing Suffered from Tuberculosis as a child Nicknamed “Velvet Jacket” because of his love for Bohemian style

Family:

Family His family were all engineers who built most of the lighthouses in Scotland His family were devout Christians, but Stevenson was an Atheist One of his best friends was the King of Hawaii

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Works Stevenson is said to have initiated the British tradition in writing His work mostly consisted of biography, action/adventure, and horror He drew inspiration from traveling

All of Stevenson’s bios were based off of his travels:

All of Stevenson’s bios were based off of his travels “There are no foreign lands; it is the traveler only who is foreign.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson

Famous Biographies:

Famous Biographies 1 st published word was “An Inland Voyage” – based from his travels “Silverado Squatters” was based from his 3 week honeymoon with his wife, Fanny

Bios Cont…:

Bios Cont … The “Amateur Immigrant” – based off of Stevenson's trip cross country to California. Interesting Fact!! – Stevenson’s father was so offended by this work that he bought every copy so no one could read it!

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Stevenson then later started writing works of fiction, primarily being action/adventure or horror.

Works of Fiction:

Works of Fiction Treasure Island One of Stevenson’s more famous works – included pirates, a young boy, and wild adventure This work was inspired by his stepson while playing make believe on a rainy day.

Fiction cont…:

Fiction cont … Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Book based on a good man having an “evil” altar ego Stevenson wrote the book in 3 days, had his wife read it, then butned his manuscript and started all over! “All human beings are commingled out of good and evil.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson

List of other Works:

List of other Works New Arabian Knights Merry Men & Other Tales & Fables The Coppers Kidnapped

Last facts…:

Last facts… Stevenson was only 44 years old when he died He is buried at his last home in Samoa

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Now it’s time to take a practice quiz!!

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True or False: Robert Louis Stevenson was sick with TB as a child.

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What did Robert Louis Stevenson study in University? Law Engineering Writing Both a & b

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What was Robert Louis Stevenson’s family famous for building? Churches Lighthouses Taverns All of the above

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Now it’s time to take the real quiz!

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Where was Robert Lewis Stevenson born? London Paris Ireland Edinburgh

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Which disease did Robert Lewis Stevenson suffer from? HIV Tuberculosis Mumps Pneumonia

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True or False Robert Lewis Stevenson’s wife was 10 years older than him

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Which type of writing did Robert Lewis Stevenson use? Horror Action/Adventure Biography All of the Above

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Finish this sentence: “Robert Lewis Stevenson initiated the British ______” Literature Fiction Tradition Writing custom

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Which work of literature is Robert Lewis Stevenson’s? The Cantebury Tales Merry Men & Other Tales A Tale of Two Cities Pride & Prejudice

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What degree did Robert Lewis Stevenson graduate University with? Engineering Law Writing None of the Above

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What event in Robert Lewis Stevenson’s life was the “Silverado Squatters” based on? His travels to California His childhood experiences His religious upbringing His 3 week honeymoon

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Where is Robert Lewis Stevenson buried? Hawaii Asia Scotland Samoa

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What was Robert Lewis Stevenson’s 1 st published novel? Amateur Immigrant Treasure Island An Inland Voyage New Arabian Nights

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True or False ? Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde was about a doctor and his best friend.

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How old was Robert Lewis Stevenson when he died? 66 44 55 77

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You’re finished!:

You’re finished! Now you know all about Robert Lewis Stevenson and his life. Take it and apply it to your future learning! It’ll enhance yourself.

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