This site about the Titanic is fun and educational.
These are some lesson plan ideas, activities, and books you can use to look up
additional information and pictures of the Titanic. Some of the books you can
1.Exploring the Titanic by Robert D. Ballard
2. Titanic: The Long Night by Diane Hoh
3. A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
4. Titanic by Frank Sloan
5. The Night Lives On by Walter Lord
6. The Story of the Titanic edited by Jack
7. The Titanic: End of a Dream by Wyn Craig
8. Titanic: Triumphant Tragedy by John P.
Eaton and Charles A. Haas
9.882 Ĺ Questions and Answers About the Titanic
by Hugh Brewster
10. Ghost Liners by Robert D. Ballard
These are some of the books we used to find
information. Some of those books are fiction and some are non-fiction. The book Exploring
the Titanic by Robert D. Ballard is a good book if you are looking for
pictures or information on the discovery of the Titanic. These are some topics
and things you could do with the topics as lesson plans:
lesson on what life was like on the Titanic for the different classes of
passengers. You can use our viewpoints to get an idea of what it might have been
like to be 1st class, 2nd class, and so on. Have each
child choose an identity and find out what life was like for him or her on the
ship. You can find a list of Titanicís passengers at http://www.rmstitanic.net
. Then the students could act out a day for these people on the Titanic. Some of
the students could group up for their skits.
Have the students pretend they are discovering the Titanic. They could
make a journal of their make-believe underwater expedition. Then they could
model some of the artifacts. Then they could perhaps write a small book about
These are a couple of lesson plans you could
elaborate on and use for a Titanic unit. Maybe you could even use your own
activities, perhaps you could have the students:
a model from paper, clay, or whatever material of the ship, Titanic
the students- either on their own or in small groups-
make board games that have themes like:
Another activity you could do with your class is to make a map of their own make-believe ship. They could base it on the Titanic. The students could even draw pictures of their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd class passengers.
These are some lesson plans and activities that may assist you in your lessons. All teachers may use these plans and other things to do for a fun and educational lesson about the ghostly liner, Titanic. Please enjoy!!!