Activity 4: Part 2:Titanic Text
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- 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.
Activity 9 : How much of an iceberg can be seen above the waterline- A visual demonstration to the children that the majority of an iceberg is below the water line and cannot be seen.
Activity 13 :Splat! A game of snap, in which students match key words to definitions. The game can also be extended into a research activity and a fun whole-class competition.
Project Overview World War 2 - Project-Based Learning Resources.
The WWII resources include instructions, activity sheets, information fact-sheets, research resources and images to support the lesson plans and activities.
Activity 8: Poetry Writing- Students complete two mini activities designed to fire their imaginations before using their ideas to write a poem about the sinking of the Titanic. The first activity encourages them to visualise scenes that could have taken place as the ship sunk, the second encourages them to use all their senses.
Activity 5: Read all about it! Students write a newspaper front page on the Titanic disaster making use of powerful verbs and adjectives.
Activity 6: Titanic Facts and figures - Students use numerical data about the Titanic to perform mathematical calculations. They will need to identify and use appropriate operations to solve word problems.
Activity 3: Powerful verbs and adjectives - Students create a pool of powerful verbs and adjectives for use later on in the project.
Activity 12 :Titanic role-play- Children use role-play to explore moral and ethical issues surrounding the Titanic disaster.
Activity 7 : What shape boat floats best? Titanic-Project-based Learning Resources
Activity 10 : Should the wreckage of the Titanic be left alone- Students explore the pros and cons of leaving the wreck of the Titanic alone and evaluate their final decision.
Activity 1 : Card sort and research exercise World War 2 Project-Based Learning Resources.
Identify events leading to World War II and their links to World War I.
Activity 2 - Casuation sort -World War2 - Project-Based Learning Resources.
To encourage children to read with purpose while engaging prior knowledge through discussion. This cumulative learning approach enables students to connect their new learning to their current understanding.
Activity 3 - Report writing-World War 2 - Project-Based Learning Resources. Identify events leading to World War II and their links to World War I
Activity 4 - The Home Front-World War 2 - Project-Based Learning Resources. Use investigative skills to discover the importance of the home front and its impact on the war effort.
Activity 5 - Multimedia presentation-World War 2 Project-Based earning Resources. To analyse and evaluate information and present it in an effective manner.