Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to Sink the Bismarck is a great way to incorporate media into your study of World War II.
Already reeling from bad news in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea the British Admiralty learns that the mighty German battleship Bismarck is on the move. If she breaks out of the Baltic Sea no British convoy is safe even with warships on escort duty. Can the combined efforts of the Royal Navy and the RAF along with a little luck locate and send this menace to Britain's lifeline to the bottom of the sea? Enter the operations room with Captain Shepherd and his staff as they seek to carry out Prime Minister Winston Churchill's order to sink the Bismarck!
This Z-Guide contains a topic overview a movie synopsis and ten learning activities for an in-depth study of the film Sink the Bismarck. Compare the fighting capabilities of Bismarck and HMS Hood. Learn more about World War II naval warfare or write a eulogy honoring the men who died in the battle. Answer the what if Bismarck got away question or color the ships involved. Evaluate your own beliefs with the worldview activity probe the directors mind with The Filmmakers Art activity and get the entire family involved with the For Family Discussion section at the end of the guide. Choose those activities which best fit your students course objectives areas of interest or time schedule. Relive the deadly cat and mouse game which dashed Germany's hopes of ending British naval superiority.
Contains a printable pdf file of the complete study guide. It does not include the movie. This file is licensed to the original purchaser and is not to be resold. Permission is not granted for classroom district-wide school-wide system-wide or co-op use.
This Z-Guide is based on the movie Sink the Bismarck (1960). You can view a trailer for the movie below.