Futility: The Wreck of the Titan
In this ship disaster learning exercise, students read the summary about the book Futility: The Wreck of the Titan. Students learn about the similarities between the Titan and Titanic disasters.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 4 Downloads
White Star Line and the Titanic
Was the Titanic advertised as an unsinkable ship, or was it just what the public believed? In this analysis activity, historians examine both primary and secondary sources to determine the answer to this question and the reliability of...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Titanic Construction Crossword
Make learning about the construction of the Titanic fun! This Titanic crossword puzzle worksheet has learners use 11 clues about the ship's history, creators, and assembly to complete the puzzle. Consider using as a way to solidify...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Inspiring Middle School Students to Engage in Deep and Active Learning
After reviewing this document, you will be an expert in both the definition of project-based learning and how to implement it with your class. Discover and explore thorough explanations, detailed examples, and applicable resources for...
6th - 12th Science
Survival Comprehension Stories: The Titanic
Learners read informational text about the Titanic, then answer two fill-in-the-blank questions based on information found in the text. They add the suffix less or the prefix un to six words from the story to create antonyms. Then, they...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Afraid of the Water
Learn about the reaction of one man in particular to the devastating tsunami of December 2004. Pupils read a one-page article about coming back after a disaster and respond to questions about the content of the reading and the structure...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Jim Murphy, The Great Fire - Grade 6
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy provides the text for a study of the Chicago fire of 1871. The plan is designed as a close reading activity so that all learners have the same background information require for writing. Richly detailed, the...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Exploring Shipping Through Song Lyrics
Learners explore shipping through song lyrics. They delve into the world of water transportation as they analyze the lyrics from the song "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald." Plenty of web resource links and background information are...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Turmoil In 20th-Century Europe
Students study the Titanic disaster. In this research skills lesson, students watch "Turmoil in 20th Century Europe," and then discuss how experts have provided the public information about the disaster. Students research the disaster...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Were Rivets to Blame for Titanic Sinking?
Students answer questions about the Titanic, then read a news article about possible causes of the disaster. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History