Titanic Activity Pack
1. Titanic History and Quiz
The student will be able to explain about the RMS Titanic and why it’s sinking was an important historical event.
37 questions within 65 slides: excellent pictures and sources to engage and motivate pupil’s study of the History of the RMS Titanic. Can easily be edited as required.
Extra notes/info given in the PP notes section.
This is an excellent activity/game/plenary to further improve student’s work and knowledge.
I split the class into two teams (in one class I have girls against boys but in another class I have just divided the room down the middle) and when we play the game each side decides on a volunteer to come to the front, facing the class so they can’t see the board (one team at a time).
A word is shown on the IWB and each time the word is answered correctly I display another.
This works really well but it is important to set some ground rules such as not using words that rhyme with the word on display. I’ve yet to come across a class who doesn’t like the concept.
Works brilliantly in pairs also - 1 student turns their back to the IWB.
Student sits at front with back to board. Words are displayed behind him/her. Rest of class has to describe word to student - see how many he/she gets in 1 min. Can be reversed so that student can see the words and has to describe them to the class.
2. The Titanic – Only Known Black Passenger
Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche (26 May 1886 – 15 April 1912) was a Paris-educated Haitian engineer. He was the only passenger of known African ancestry on the ill-fated voyage of the RMS Titanic.
I have often been asked by my students if there were any black people aboard.
Useful info attached.
3. What was the Titanic Starter Activity.
4. RMS Titanic Crossword
18 questions - great for review or research
5. Titanic Word Search
6. Escape the Titanic Maze Puzzle
7. RMS Titanic CQD Distress Signal Puzzle Activity
8. What was the Titanic Cloze Activity
9. The Titanic sinking comic strip and storyboard
10. RMS Titanic Overview Handout
11. Solve the message puzzle from a passenger
12. Titanic Distress Signal Source Analysis Activity
13. What do you know about Titanic Activity
14. Thinking Skills Grid for use with the Titanic Film
15. Titanic CQD puzzle Fallen Phrase Puzzle
16. RMS Titanic Postcard Templates
17. Alphabet Analyser - RMS Titanic
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