Project-Based Learning Resources

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Issue 3.4

Titanic Intro

Intoduction to the Titanic Project-based Learning Resource(3.4)

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Activity 1: Part One

Activity 1 :The purpose of this activity is to encourage active thinking and reading through close examination of the text, ‘The Angel of Mons’. The activity involves training children in the four reading behaviours – clarifying, questioning, summarising and predicting.

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Activity 1: Part Two

Activity 1: Titanic Text

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Activity 2: Part One

Activity 2- Part One - Children complete an ‘Anticipation guide’ before reading the text, ‘The Titanic’, deciding which of the statements are true and which are false. They then read the text, searching for specific evidence – this encourages them to read with purpose and engagement.

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09/05/2018
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Activity 2: Part Two

Activity 2: Part 2: The Titanic Text

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Activity 4: Part One

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’.

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Activity 4: Part Two

Activity 4: Part 2:Titanic Text

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Activity 3: Powerful verbs and adjectives

Activity 3: Powerful verbs and adjectives - Students create a pool of powerful verbs and adjectives for use later on in the project.

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09/05/2018
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Activity 5: Read all about it!

Activity 5: Read all about it! Students write a newspaper front page on the Titanic disaster making use of powerful verbs and adjectives.

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Activity 6: Titanic Facts and figures

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.

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09/05/2018
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Activity 7:What shape boat floats best

Activity 7 : What shape boat floats best? Titanic-Project-based Learning Resources

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09/05/2018
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Activity 8: Poetry Writing

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.

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10/05/2018
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Activity 9 :How much of an iceberg can be seen above the waterline

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.

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10/05/2018
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Activity 10 : Should the wreckage of the Titanic be left alone

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.

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10/05/2018
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Activity 11 :Producing a culturegram

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.

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10/05/2018
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Activity 12 :Titanic role-play

Activity 12 :Titanic role-play- Children use role-play to explore moral and ethical issues surrounding the Titanic disaster.

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10/05/2018
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Activity 13 : Splat!

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.

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10/05/2018
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Activity 14 :Taboo

Activity 14 :Taboo- The children play a game of Taboo with words to do with the Titanic. They must find a way to describe the person, place or object without using the ‘forbidden’ words on the card.

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10/05/2018
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Activity 15 : Safety procedures and survival

Activity 15: Safety procedures and survival- Students consider what could have been done to save more lives on-board the Titanic and devise step-by-step emergency procedures.

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10/05/2018
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