Timeline of the SS Great Britain and photographs
Blank outline map of the world
Ch. to join up with a different pair to compare maps and discuss their accuracy.
Wonder Time: Ch to record 3 wonder questions about any aspect of the voyages and places the SS Great Britain visited.
Ch. to study carefully individual copies of the time line and highlight places of departure and arrival
Using atlases, ch. to locate the different ports and places from were the ship departed and arrived and plot the routes of the voyages, ports and places on a blank outline map of the world. Using information from the timeline, a key can be included which explains why each voyage was made.
Introduce the time line and accompanying photographs of the important events and voyages which took place during the the life of the SS Great Britain. At each stage, children could quickly write down any feelings they may have about the voyage/event – imagining they were Brunel.
In pairs, ch. to link fingers each time they can agree on a really interesting fact about the SS Great Britain
Where in the world did the SS Great Britain sail?
Whole class teaching