This packet contains questions for Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House book #17 Tonight on the Titanic paired WITH the nonfiction companion Fact Finder: Titanic.
Display each chapter’s question sheet on an interactive white board. Students write their responses on the three recording sheets for each chapter.
Teacher may choose to read all of Tonight on the Titanic and complete all the corresponding questions before reading or completing questions Fact Finder Titanic.
Teacher may read a chapter from Tonight on the Titanic and a chapter from Fact Finder: Titanic then complete each chapter’s questions as you go.
If students don’t have their own copy of either book, consider using a document camera for whole group. If you have a small group set of each…one group can read a chapter while another group reads a chapter & switch, repeat.
Recording sheets are on single pages so teachers can be creative to decide what works best in their classroom!
Supports Common Core Standards RF 3, RL 1, RL 4, RL 7, RI 1, RI 4, RI 5, RI 7, & RI 9.
Scoring rubric is included.
Note to Teacher: The topic of the Titanic is very sorrowful and these books do not shy away from the tragedy. However, children are highly motivated to read about this topic and these books are easily relatable to children. Please preview books for appropriateness before reading with children.