Today we are starting our new book 'I was there - Titanic'.
Enjoy chapter 1 and as you read, try and answer the questions below to help you complete the attached pdf activity.
In 1900's there were many steam ships taking passengers and the White Star Line had many advertising posters to persuade people to take a trip. They didn't need to do too much to persuade people to take a trip on the Titanic though.
When the Titanic set sail on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York, on April 10, 1912, she was considered the ultimate passenger liner - unparalleled in luxury, size and technology.
People wanted to go on the Titanic to celebrate holidays and especially because this ship was known to be the "unsinkable" ship and just the thought of going on a ship that famous would make a lot of people want to go on this ship very badly.
Take a look at the PowerPoint and pictures to learn what is needed to make a good advertising poster.
Take a look at the posters from 1912 and the above image. Your task is to create your own advertising poster for the sailing of the Titanic. Look at the dates it sailed. It could be a poster for the Titanic leaving from Ireland or New York.
You need to include:
Our Spag work this week is linked to the building of the Titanic. Remind yourself of these different punctuation forms then use them to help you correct the punctuation in the sentences.