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Robinson Crusoe Island Adventure
Students read and then identify literary elements in The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, describing characters, setting, and plot. They write original Island Adventure narrative pieces including detailed descriptions of people, places, and things.
1st - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 10 Downloads
What's Mongolia Really Like?
Students look at rural Mongolian nomadic culture through the eyes of a Peace Corps Volunteer and examine the dynamics of a people in transition. They give one important reason for migration from a rural to an urban setting and explain the lifestyle choices facing nomadic herders in Mongolia.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Literature of the Islands and the Sea
Students read an age-appropriate novel in which an island setting plays an important role from a provided list. This will help them understand life on an island. They will analyze the plot, theme, characterization, setting, and style of the book.
4th - 12th Science 3 Views 83 Downloads
Famous Britons-- When Were They Born?
In this social studies worksheet, students examine the 8 names of famous people from Great Britain. Using Internet research or reference books, students list the famous Britons in the order in which they were born, starting with the earliest in history.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Identify and recognize elements of design and explore how art communicates ideas and feelings with young learners. They will use Guy Ben Ner's Treekhouse Kit to help identify and recognize elements of design including primary and secondary colors, different types of lines, geometric and organic shapes.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Concept of the Hero
Students explore the symbolic implications for the concept of the hero with a focus on the Beowulf theme. In this hero concept lesson, students find specific examples of monsters from Beowulf to complete the chart. Students list the challenges from the story, read critical views of Beowulf, and complete an worksheet that gives modern day examples of Grendels and Beowulfs.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 22 Views 136 Downloads
Who was Robinson Crusoe? Kids love learning about his interesting story. First, read the simple paragraphs with your learners, and have them answer the six questions provided. There's also space for your learners to record items Crusoe had on the ship, and there's a chart for them to record verbs used in the present tense.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 30 Downloads