Wednesday, 27 November 2013


Name of Ship
Name of Shipping Company
White Star
Length of Ship
294 metres
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? 1,500

4. Why do you think the Titanic hit the iceberg? Because the captain hadn't noticed until they got closer.

5. Why did so many people die? Because there weren’t enough lifeboats
6.What is the signal ‘SOS’ a call for? Save Our Souls
7. The Titanic is referred to as a ship and also a liner in the passage. Words similar in meaning are called synonyms. Can you find another word in the passage similar in meaning to ‘ship’? Vessel

8. Find words in the passage that mean:
A.Cut Sliced
B.Died Perished
C. First Maiden Voyage
D. Cold Freezing Cold, Icy
E.Crisis Emergency
F.Saved Rescued

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