Intoduction to the Titanic Project-based Learning Resource(3.4)
Activity 2: Part One
Activity 2- Part One - Children complete an ‘Anticipation guide’ before reading the text, ‘The Titanic’, deciding which of the statements are true and which are false. They then read the text, searching for specific evidence – this encourages them to read with purpose and engagement.
Activity 1: Part One
Activity 1 :The purpose of this activity is to encourage active thinking and reading through close examination of the text, ‘The Angel of Mons’. The activity involves training children in the four reading behaviours – clarifying, questioning, summarising and predicting.
Activity 15 : Safety procedures and survival
Activity 15: Safety procedures and survival- Students consider what could have been done to save more lives on-board the Titanic and devise step-by-step emergency procedures.
Activity 14 :Taboo
Activity 14 :Taboo- The children play a game of Taboo with words to do with the Titanic. They must find a way to describe the person, place or object without using the ‘forbidden’ words on the card.
Activity 4: Part One
Activity 4: Part One- This activity encourages active thinking and reading through close examination of the text ,‘The Titanic’. Students read and analyse the text from various ‘roles’.
Activity 11 :Producing a culturegram
Activity 11 : Producing a culturegram- Students create a culturegram (an image bank) of life in England between 1910 and 1914. They then examine each others’ culturegrams, making observations about life during that time period from the images their classmates have found and noting questions they think of that can be explored further.