The Atlantic Challenge

Multiple Intelligence Applications

The Atlantic Challenge provides an opportunity for students to interpret and present this component in a variety of formats. As a vehicle it offers interpretation across the MI spectrum and examples of application can be readily identified.

Linguistic

Poetry: Dramatic narrative with sound effects.

Logical/Mathematical

Map with legend: show the North Atlantic Theatre and the convoy routes.

Spatial

Art gallery: interpret verse through painting.

Bodily/Kinesthetic

TV program: present the poem as a wartime news program.

Musical

Song: the lyrics can be performed as a song.

Interpersonal

Choral reading of The Atlantic Challenge; present a variety of versions. Will an all-girl presentation be different from an all-boy version or a mixed version?

Intrapersonal

Learning Centre: each verse presented with a specific focus.

Naturalist

Artifact collection: display of badges, caps, photographs, flags, books, personal items of veterans.