Young scholars create miniature "brussel sprout" bunnies using clay pots, brussel sprouts, mini poms, Easter grass, and fake silk flowers. This lesson is intended for the upper-elementary classroom during the Spring season (March or earl April is ideal).
Learning about art is more than just looking at pictures, it's critical thinking, social studies, analysis, and observation skills all rolled into one. You'll share the painting Winter Landscape by Pieter Brueghel with your class, first by going over background information and then by working through a guided observation. After that, the class will be ready to participate in any of the nine activity options included in this resource.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Joseph Conrad's Heart of DarknessStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
Students discuss a current event. In this interactive current events activity, students evaluate an article on Libya not having a no-fly zone. They listen to the article and are given the opportunity to express their opinion in multiple forms. This activity includes worksheets, vocabulary, homework, and a writing prompt.
In this Europe worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Europe. Students complete 10 activities total.
Students observe and demonstrate how read and comprehend a short news report. They read an article about AIDS and HIV testing, define key vocabulary terms, and complete a skimming activity. Students then take a quiz and complete a variety of comprehension worksheets.
Students explore the nutritional benefits of vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage. They identify ways to prepare and eat the vegetables. Students discover ways to select and store vegetables. They discuss the positive effects of the foods.
Students research the effects of the Industrial Revolution through art and satire. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, students complete a Venn diagram, a symbolism study, a satire study, and complete an art activity to define the period and its effects.
In this geography skills worksheet, students watch the video "Europe to the Max." Students then respond to 18 short answer questions about London, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris.
Students analyze 19th-century paintings that depict celebrations in various ways. In this visual arts lesson, students view samples of paintings during the Industrial Revolution and discuss the effects of that time period on society. Students examine the techniques various artists used to show celebrations. Students create a painting of their own favorite celebration.
In this famous peopleworksheet, learners read a passage about Audrey Hepburn and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
In this The Day of the Jackal activity and progress test worksheet, students respond to a total of 20 short answer, multiple choice, matching, and fill in the blank questions pertaining to The Day of the Jackal.
Students create political cartoons that feature satire. In this political cartoon lesson, students examine examples of satire and caricature prior to creating their own political cartoons that feature the French Revolution or Industrial Revolution.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 6-paragraph article about the Iceland volcanic eruption that halted European transportation in 2010. Students respond to 5 short answer questions regarding the article. Vocabulary words and definitions are also included.
Middle schoolers read and edit fifteen sentences by adding commas in the correct places. The focus of the mini-lesson is using commas with dates and geographic units.
In this English worksheet, students read "Superstition Forces Airline Logo Change," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
Tenth graders examine the role of Nicholas Sarkozy in the European Union. In this European Union ESL lesson, 10th graders read an article and answer guided questions. Students participate in a radio conversation on what they have read.  
Tenth graders analyze the reasons to why Great Britain wants to leave the European Union. In this European Union lesson, 10th graders read an article and answer comprehension questions. Students participate in a debate on the European Union.
Students evaluate a short article on the economic situation in Greece.  In this ESL lesson, students read an article as a class, then complete several activities that reinforce their reading, including a vocabulary assignment, a class debate, a quiz and a brainstorming activity.
Students explore Vanity Fair, a Novel without a Hero, by William Makepeace Thackeray, which is a novel about English society in the early 1800s. It is set during the Battle of Waterloo.

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