Monday, 25 November 2013


1. Complete the table of Information   
Name of Ship/ Titanic

Name of Shipping company/ White star

Length of ship/ 294 metres-long

Date of Maiden voyage/ Tenth

Captain’s name/ Edward J. smith  

2. Where was the Titanic sailing to on its maiden voyage? They were heading to New york

3. Approximately how many people were on board the titanic when it left Southampton ?

4. Why do you think the Titanic hit the iceberg?
Because it was in front of it.
5. Why did so many people die? because there wasn’t enough lifeboats for them to get rescued in.
6. What is the signal ‘SOS’ a call for? help

7. The Titanic is referred to as a ship and also a liner in the passage. Words similar in meaning and called sss synonyms. Can you find another word in the passage similar in meaning to ‘ship’?Passageliner

8. Find words in the Passage that mean:
a,  cut, sliced
b,  died, Perished
c,  first, Immediately
d,  cold, freezing cold
e,  crisis, emergency
f,   saved, Rescued

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