Use primary documents and hold your kids' interest! Are your kids fascinated by the Titanic? I know my kids love to read anything about it! This 5-day close read incorporates CCSS ELA standards and social studies standards with text based short answer questions, vocabulary, and writing prompts. It can be used for whole group or small group instruction. The primary source used in this lesson is the 1912 New York Times article reporting the sinking of the Titanic. This lesson includes:
NY Times article
7 - Text-Based Questions
Self-Grading Rubric Center
2 Writing Prompts
Vocabulary Graphic Organizer
Check out these other Titanic lessons:
Titanic Common Core Center
Titanic Newspaper Article Center
Titanic Poetry Lesson
Titanic Math Task Center
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