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Give Me a Tall Ship

Give Me a Tall Ship

Introduction

In this lesson, you will learn how different ships from different periods of time are similar and different. Begin your exploration by listening to a first-hand account of surviving the Titanic and answering the questions on this sheet.


Eva Hart: Titanic Survivor

According to Eva Hart, how did her mother describe what she felt when the ship struck the iceberg?


What did she and her parents do once they learned what had happened? What were their reactions?


Where were the lifeboats located?


Eva and her mother got on the lifeboat but her father didn't. Why do you think he didn't?


What were Eva's recollections about the sinking of the ship? According to her, how did the ship sink?


What ship rescued Eva and her mother?




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