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Social Studies: Czech Republic Nature Journals
Students create nature journals of imaginary trips to the Czech Republic. Included in their reports are information and descriptions of the landscape, climate, animals, plants, and elements to create a realistic impression. From the Internet, students print pictures and use them as photos they took themselves during their trip.
Getting to Know the Czech Republic
In this Czech Republic worksheet, students explore and investigate facts about the Czech Republic in order to answer the fourteen questions asked.
Students discuss the Genesee River and they describe the different things they might see on its shore. They are asked to name different activities people do around the river. Students related the Genesee to the Moldau, they are told a story by using listening maps. They guess how the instruments might suggest what is on the maps.
NATO and Russia: Will the Expansion of NATO Cause a New Cold War?
Eleventh graders role play as participants in a NATO meeting focused on inviting a number of independent republics from the former Soviet Union to become members of NATO. They represent their countries after researching them.
Classics for Kids: Dvorak's "Slavonic Dance No. 7"
This short biography of Antonin Dvorak and map of Eastern Europe could accompany and supplement listening to "Slavonic Dance No. 7." Four questions support reading the geographic map, a "Listening Map" outlines the form of the composition, and dot-to-dot and matching make for fun sponge activities. Lively graphics make this a highly reader-friendly reproducible.
Czech Republic Outline Map
In this Czech Republic outline map worksheet, young scholars label and color the regions that make up Czech Republic to illustrate their geographical knowledge.
Czech Republic Outline Map
In this blank Czech Republic outline map worksheet, students study the physical boundaries of the country. This outline map may be used for a variety of geographic activities.
People and Culture of the Czech Republic
Learners write fictitious letters from pen pals in the Czech Republic. The letters explain what daily life might be for a Czech student. In addition to information about food, sports, and arts, students also include information about cultural events.
Czech Republic: History and Government
Students, in groups, create timelines reflecting major events in Czech Republic history. Their timelines include dates and explanations of the events. to aid in the explanations, students may include pictures. Using poster board, they display their timelines in the classroom.
Czech Republic: The Economy
Students create posters describing the economy of the Czech Republic. Included on the posters are facts about major industries, agricultural products, and export commodities. Students, in groups, use both text and pictures to augment their posters.
The Czech Republic in the European Union
Students identify the pros and cons of the Czech republics membership in the European Union. In pairs, representing both sides of the issue, they debate its participation in the Union. Students develop presentations and debate the issue.
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the Polka
Here's a pretty comprehensive lesson plan on the polka. There is information on the origins of the polka and the history of Oktoberfest. There is even a list of how to count to ten in Polish, Czech, and German. Include or skip whatever you choose in presenting this lesson plan on the polka. The steps to performing the polka are written out and better yet, there is a video that shows a group of college students performing the dance.
Immigrants Who Built America
Students research the lives of ten famous immigrant Americans. They conduct research, and match names with the accomplishments of famous immigrants on a worksheet.
Introduction To The European Union
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from 1945-1980. Extensive, complete, and well worth your time.
Old Kids From The Bloc
Learners study about wide scale construction and development in Moscow and its impact on cultural and historic preservation. They research the political, social, economic, and cultural changes in the former Eastern Bloc and create a post-Soviet website.
World in the Balance
Students make estimates on how many people they believe live on Earth. While watching a video, they take notes on the issues facing Kenya, Japan and India. In groups, they calculate how long it takes for a country to double in size. To end the instructional activity, they discuss the challenges countries face with increasing populations.
Toys in Space
Fifth graders experiment with a variety of simple toys (Slinky, paddleball, marbles, a gyroscope, etc.) and record their findings of how each moves and is affected by various forces like air, friction, etc. Then they find out how each toy performed in space. They compare the toys' performances in the two different locations.
Will Smog be a Problem at the Olympic Games?
Students locate China on a world map, then read a news article about pollution in Beijing. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion about smog and a vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
Nouns and Articles
Here is a 114-slide PowerPoint that covers the proper use of articles, singular and plural nouns, and rules of capitalization. Your students should gain valuable practice from working through the examples present in the slides. This is an impressive teaching resource!