Exploring the Titanic By: Robert D. Ballard Trevor Martin 6th Period

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Exploring the Titanic
By: Robert D. Ballard
Trevor Martin 6th Period
Text Structure
Exploring the Titanic is a sequence.
Several dates
Tells things as they happen
Uses transition words
Signals
Had
a date on every page
Has a time to go with almost every date
Has a Titanic time line in the back of the
book
Signal Words
Uses
, “In,” frequently, referring to a certain
date, such as, “In July of 1986…”
Uses words such as , “earlier,” and, “ later”
Uses, “before,” many times throughout the
book
Summary of Exploring the Titanic
Titanic
is struck by an iceberg
 Thousands of people are on board, and they
must get to land and get off the boat quickly
Titanic was huge
A lot of time and effort was put into building this
ship
Robert Ballard discovered this ship in the Atlantic
Ocean off the coast of Newfoundland
If you like mysteries in water; you are going to
love this book.
The Titanic in 1912
Construction
of Titanic
Begins
1908-1909
April 11, 1912
May 31, 1911
Titanic is
launched
Get on lifeboat,
Titanic sinks and
many die
Titanic
leaves for
New York
April 15, 1912
April 14, 1912
Encounter
icebergs
July 1986
Robert Ballard discovered
the wreckage of the Titanic
and explores it
The Titanic Today
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