US History 61: One on One with Erik Larson–Dead Wake, The Sinking of the Lusitania

Hear from Erik Larson, author of Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. The book examines the sinking of the ship during World War I and the events leading up to the tragic event. Larson talks in depth about his exhaustive research that includes detailed accounts from passengers on the ship. Dead Wake was named Book of the Year in the History Category by World Magazine.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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