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Structures And Mechanisms
Eighth graders explore and demonstrate an understanding of the factors that contribute to the efficient operation of mechanisms and simple machines. They design and make a mechanical toy device that moves a given object a specified vertical and horizontal distance, and investigate the efficiency of the mechanical device.
8th Science 26 Views 99 Downloads
Bless Me, Ultima: Culture and History
"The orange of the golden carp appeared at the edge of the pond. . ." The second session in a 10-lesson unit study of Bless Me, Ultima examines the cultural and historic context of the novel. Just as Antonio struggles trying to align his Christian faith with the pagan elements of his culture, class members need to read the provided background information about the traditions pulling at Antonio to understand his confusion.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Introduction to the Reformation
Ninth graders investigate the Protestant Reformation. In this global history lesson, 9th graders examine the provided primary sources that enable students to create posters and presentations that reveal how Catholicism, Lutheranism, Calvinism, and Anabaptism changed during the era.
9th Social Studies & History 27 Views 181 Downloads
Lesson 5: Reformation: What Needed Fixed?
Ninth graders consider the risk Martin Luther took in challenging the Catholic Church. In this Reformation lesson plan, 9th graders watch video clips about the Reformation and analyze documents pertinent to the lesson plan. Students compose essays about Martin Luther and his challenges to the church.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Diversity of American Colonial Societies: 1530-1770
An extensive view of the demographic, environment and diversity found in early American colonial societies. Older learners are provided with a fairly clear image of the many different people who came to the New World. There is a lot of information in this slide show, it is probably intended for use over a period of weeks.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 16 Views 47 Downloads
16th Century: Martyrs
A martyr is a person who is put to death for his/her beliefs. Kids will learn about the French and English martyrs from the 16th Century. They view the images and information in each slide in order to prepare a written response to a short essay question.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Henry VIII's Problems
Poor old King Henry, boo hoo! He has so many problems. The class gets to help old Henry out as they read each problem and then think of a solution. This would be a great time to discuss what King Henry did, and what he could have done differently.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 12 Downloads
Why Were there Religious Conflicts in the 16th Century?
The big question posed with this presentation is, "Why were there religious conflicts in the 16th century?" While this question is not directly answered, learners are given several key differences of each religious faction that could have led to the conflict.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
How did Religion Differences Lead to the Great Schism?
Get your theologians pondering the Great Schism through primary and secondary source analysis. They begin with a Do Now assignment, reading an excerpt from Exodus and responding with both a display and referential question. Consider think-pair-share at this point, before moving on to 2 informational documents on movement with the Christian church.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 42 Downloads
Martin Luther's Reformation in Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Ninth graders use literature to understand the Renaissance and Reformation. In this European history lesson, 9th graders read Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame and compare its elements to the "95 Theses" and "Justification of Faith" that Martin Luther wrote about the Roman Catholic Church.
9th Language Arts 9 Views 30 Downloads
For this Reformation worksheet, students read about why Martin Luther objected to the Catholic Church and how the Protestant Church came to exist. Students then answer 11 questions and have an opportunity to map out the Reformation.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 39 Views 184 Downloads
Read All About it
Learners create and publish a newspaper that reflects and explains pioneer and medieval societies. They become newspaper writers for a specific time period. They adopt a holistic approach to exploring community life in medieval and pioneer societies by integrating investigating from various subject areas and experiences.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 14 Views 349 Downloads
Classroom Capers: Creating a Magazine
Fourth graders build language skills in the context of creating a classroom magzine. They participate in activities which help students communitcate ideas and information for a variety of purposes and for specific audiences using the conventions of written language; read materials for different purposes; express, respond to, and communicate ideas, topics, and opinions in oral and visual formats.
4th Language Arts 17 Views 125 Downloads
Eighth graders are exposed to different types of media in order to investigate the tendency of being exposed to a set of values that run contrary to conservative values. They role play a television program in order to communicate the values of the writers.
8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 79 Downloads