Karen Romano Young, author and Shipboard Education Coordinator from the University of Delaware developed this "MAD LIB" so you can write your very own silly "sea" story. Ask a friend to provide you with the words to fill in the blanks. When the blanks are filled, read the story. The tale of mysterious Atlantis might surprise you.
Atlantis, Lost and Found
The R.V. Atlantis is our __(noun)___ away from __(same noun)__ during the Extreme 2004
mission. She already seems like a(n) __(adjective)_friend. But the name
Atlantis has a mystery __(adverb)_ attached to it. Have you ever heard of the lost
(noun)_ of Atlantis? It was a _(adjective)_ place where everyone lived near the sea.
Atlantans spent all their time in the water or near it. They loved to _(verb)_ and
(verb)__ in the clear, clean ocean. The _(adjective)__ Greek scholar Plato called their
sea the 'western ocean.' But which ocean was it? The _(an ocean)_? The _(an ocean)_? Or
even _(body of water)_? In 2004 an explorer claimed he had found the _(plural noun)_ of
Atlantis. He said the layout of the underwater _(noun)_ he had explored with
sonar exactly matched the _(noun)_ Plato had described. "_ (exclamation)_!" answered
another expert. He said the ruins were simply underwater _(plural noun)_.
EXTRA: Want to know what the ruins really were?
Unscramble this: SCLANOVEO