Molly Brown and the Titanic History Lesson
Students practice using their reading comprehension skills by reading about Molly Brown and the Titanic. They answer questions related to the reading to test for comprehension.
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Titanic Construction Crossword
Make learning about the construction of the Titanic fun! This Titanic crossword puzzle worksheet has students use 11 clues about the ship's history, creators, and assembly to complete the puzzle. Consider using as a way to solidify...
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