Thursday, 28 November 2013


1.Complete the Table of Information
Name of Ship
Name of Shipping Company
White Star Shipping
Length of Ship
294 metre long
Date of Maiden Voyage
10th of April 1912
Captain’s Name
Edward J. Smith

2.Where was the titanic sailing to on its maiden voyage?
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?
They were going to fast

5.Why did so many people die?
There weren’t enough lifeboats for everyone

6.What is the signal ‘SOS’ a call for?

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

8. Find words in the passage that mean

A. Cut Sliced
B. Died Perished
C. First  Maiden
D. Cold Chilly
E. Crisis Emergency

F. Saved Resurged

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