Some Great Books on the Titanic are:
Books #1-4 from WeAreTeachers Book Club Suggestions.
Another approach to this topic that teachers might be interested in trying from EDSITEment/NEH - Shelley
Chronicling America: American Historic Newspapers: a great way to encourage students to immerse themselves in the past—on their own, in school, or at home. Created through a partnership of The National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress, Chronicling America offers visitors the ability to search and view newspaper pages from 1836-1922 and to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Lulled into a false sense of security, Titanic passengers continue their lively parties and return to their beds after an iceberg deals the fatal blow to the "unsinkable" ship. Hours later panic rushed through the more than 2,000 passengers as the few life boats filled and the ship began sinking. More than 1,300 people would die from drowning and freezing in the early hours of April 15th, 1912 in one of the worst maritime disasters of history. Read more about it!
The information and sample article links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in the Chronicling America: American Historic Newspapers digital collection from the Library of Congress (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/).
Use the Suggested Search Terms and Dates to explore this topic further in Chronicling America.
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