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Which play contains which words? Learners match a quote from one of four play titles. Several questions are fill-in-the-blank, though most are multiple choice. A challenging quiz for your experienced Shakespeare scholars!
A thematic unit on Julius Caesar is a great way to study ancient Rome.
Eighth graders investigate the qualities, characteristics, and skills that effective leaders possess. In this leadership qualities lesson, 8th graders research the backgrounds and contributions of world leaders and assess the significance of their accomplishments. Students role play as their chosen leader.
In this sentence correction learning exercise, middle schoolers choose the best version of the sentence from five choices. Students have 10 minutes to answer 10 questions in this SAT practice learning exercise.
How do we know when a source is reliable and trustworthy? Conduct Internet research with your middle schoolers to determine what makes a reliable source. As Internet users search the web for their assigned material, they stop to assess whether the resource is worth reading. Consider giving each learner a checklist of things they should look for when they come across a new source.
Students use the Internet to gather information on Ancient Egypt. They describe the role of a pharaohs and what they wore and ate. They discuss why the Nile is important to the region and examine hieroglyphics.
Learners brainstorm human emotions dealt with Shakespeare's plays. Students consider how one resonates with emotions.
Learners play the dating game by going to the website given by the teacher. They also are presented with the powerpoint, done the m&m simulation, and determine the age of the mummified seal and man.
Students review examples of questions that represent different levels of thinking. They then focus on the contributions of leaders from different eras and generate interview questions that a contemporary leader might ask of a centuries-old leader.
Sixth graders explore the art of asking questions. In this interviewing skills lesson plan, 6th graders design questions that might have been asked by a world leader of 1 era to a world leader of another era. Students compose questions and answers that are plausible.
Young scholars analyze the aspect of universalism in William Shakespeare plays. In this Shakespeare analysis lesson, students brainstorm a list of common human emotions and read quotes from Shakespeare plays. Young scholars paraphrase the quotes and and discuss the emotion in the lines. Students read passages from various Shakespeare plays.
This online interactive quiz on 10 Shakespeare plays is unlikely to be useful for your class; however, you could use it as a basis for your own assignment that asks class members to come up with four words to describe an entire work. An example from the worksheet is: Forest romp; everybody marries. Answer: A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Sixth graders imagine traveling the River Nile, excavating sacred burial tombs, investigating ancient rituals, exploring Wonders of the World, and translating ancient writings.
Middle schoolers wrap their mummy, use canopic-style jars for the preserved chicken organs and design and decorate a sarcophagus. They collect data by weighing, measuring and graphing their "mummy" and its organs.
Young scholars examine primary source documents from miners who went to California in the search of gold. They compare and contrast the letters they read and discuss what types of discrimination still exists today.
Young scholars discover the people who lived in California before and after the gold rush. They use primary source documents to identify how the finding of gold changed the area. They also discover the discrimation that was present during the time period.
Young scholars examine the importance of rivers. They conduct research on a select river, and develop a river biography that includes a century report, description, interviews, and an epitaph in the form of a Cinquain.
Students are introduced to the culture of African American art. Using the internet, they research the events surrounding the Harlem Renaissance and discover how it produced a wide variety of art and literature. To end the lesson, by analyzing different pieces of artwork by various artists to identify the political statement in the art.
Students use newspapers and magazines to identify six recent political and social events from around the world. In groups, they use a timeline template to place the events on the timeline in chronological order. They share with the class why the events are important in history.
Seventh graders review the steps in writing a math problem. They write story problems stating the situation, the problem to be solved, explaining the process used to solve the problem, and state the answer. Students view a PowerPoint presentation then create their own Power Point Presentations.