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 the news report about a possible cause of the sinking of the Titanic and participate in a class discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.

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Grade
2nd - 6th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
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Research
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Year
2008
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