Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Remembering the R.M.S. Titanic

Want to pair a historical event with fiction?  Lauren Tarshis is the author of a YA book "I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic".

Think about how excited your students will be when they start to dig into the primary sources connected to the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic.  The Library of Congress has put together a great collection of primary sources for you to use in your classroom.   The National Archives also has records you might want to investigate.

National Archives - Tag It Tuesday

National Archives Marked 100th Anniversary

Pieces of History

Letters from a Lost Liner

Building of the Titanic

Remembering the Titanic

Chronicling America

Senate Investigation

A web page that Lauren Tarshis recommends

Books to Explore

The Titanic - An Interactive History Adventure by Bob Temple

Titanicat - Marty Crisp

Eva and Little Kitty on the Titanic -  Sidsel Carnahan

White Star: A Dog on the Titanic  - Marty Crisp

Polar The Titanic Bear - Daisy Corning Stone Spedden

Magic Tree House - Tonight On the Titanic - Mary Pope Osborn

Magic Tree House Research Guide - Titanic

T is for Titanic - Debbie and Michael Shoulders

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