Grade Level: 6
This lesson allows great latitude and freedom by only requiring
few specific items. A brief written summary must accompany
the model. The finished size must be no longer than 24 inches
in length. The students will create a model of the Titanic in an
open ended art lesson.
The students will learn shipbuilding techniques.
The students will gain an understanding of the design of the
The students will learn why the Titanic wasn’t, in fact, unsinkable.
The students will include these two elements of the ship: the
watertight compartments and the 4 smoke stacks.
The students will write a brief summary (at least 1 page) on their
design and construction of the ship.
These are only a suggested list.
Toilet paper or paper towel rolls
Markers, paint, etc.
Using materials from home, construct a replica of the Titanic
longer than 24 inches long.
Step 2 Include the watertight compartments and the 4 smoke stacks.
STEP 3 Write a brief summary of the design and construction of the ship.
Include information about why you chose this design and
Step 4 Use the following resources to aid in the construction of this
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