Activity 6 Resource Pack: Titanic facts and figures
The Titanic: Activity 6 Resource Pack. Students use numerical data about the Titanic to answer a number of mathematical word problems.
Activity 5 Resource Pack: Read all about it!
The Titanic: Activity 5 Resource Pack. Students write a newspaper front page on the Titanic disaster making use of the powerful verbs and adjectives they collated in Activity 3.
Activity 4 Resource Pack: Reading the text
The Titanic: Activity 4 Resource Pack. This activity encourages active thinking and reading through close examination of the text, ‘The Titanic’. Students read and analyse the text from various reading ‘roles’.
Activity 3 Resource Pack: Powerful verbs and adjectives
The Titanic: Activity 3 Resource Pack. In this short activity, students create a pool of powerful verbs and adjectives related to the Titanic for use later on in the project.
Activity 2 Resource Pack: Anticipation guide
The Titanic: Activity 2 Resource Pack. Children complete an ‘Anticipation guide’ about the Titanic, deciding which of the statements are true and which are false, before reading the text, ‘The Titanic’, searching for specific evidence.
Activity 1 Resource Pack: Activating prior knowledge
The Titanic: Activity 1 Resource Pack. Introduction to the topic of the Titanic - students use a single image to speculate on the text they are going to be reading.
Project Plan: The Titanic
April 2012 marks the centenary of the sinking of the world’s greatest liner, the Titanic. Through a series of cross-curricular thinking skills activities, primary school teacher Jane Jones explores every aspect of the Titanic’s history from boat design, to iceberg investigations to social history.
Websites to support and promote story writing and storytelling in the classroom
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