In this thematic and integrated unit, students will experience the Titanic as never before. The unit starts off with a compilation of lessons designed to be presented using a direct instruction format, followed by student activities to demonstrate knowledge of the topic. Lesson topics range from the Titanicís construction to its sinking. The optional lessons are designed to allow the students to make thematic connections, identify practical applications, and simply have fun. This History lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, activities, answer key, and a pictorial history suitable for coloring to create a well-rounded lesson plan.