Theme 1: Journeys


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Finding the Titanic

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Identify and explain what is directly stated in the text Main ideas, supporting details, and other information stated in the text

Hear Robert Ballard speak about his mission in life - a NOAA video clip

Vocabulary PowerPoint for "Finding the Titanic" - Available in WCBO's Desire2Learn. Login required. Look under "Instructional Resources" -> Content -> Grade 4 Reading.

There are video clips inserted in the slides but these must be downloaded from Unitedstreaming. See below.

Unitedstreaming video clip: Main Idea: Pyramid Plunder (02:14) login required

Unitedstreaming: Unsafe Waters. select video segment: Titanic: Anatomy of a Disaster (33:58) Discovery Channel School - login required. This video clip can be edited.

Interactive webpages for main idea:

Topic Sentence/Main Idea
Show What You Know
Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Floods
Main Idea - "Water" - Manatee, Florida
Main Idea - "Lighthouses" - Manatee, Florida
Practice Supporting Details - Oswego School District

This is an interview with Titanic survivor, Edith Russell, made in 1975.


Interview
This is a Youtube video clip. Youtube is blocked at school. Sorry!