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Students create a nature journal for an imaginary trip around Denmark. They identify animals and plants that live in Denmark. Students describe the landscape of Denmark. They summarize and present historical information about an assigned historical period in Danish history. Students identify three main points about each historical period based on the information in the group presentations.
Going Green with Danish Windfarms
Sixth graders examine wind power. In this alternative energy lesson, 6th graders study Denmark's wind power and its role in sustainable development. They will discuss Denmark's usage of wind energy and debate its effectiveness.
The Holocaust: An Introduction for Children (To Be Used with Number the Stars)
In this literature and history worksheet, young scholars prepare to read the novel by Lois Lowry Number the Stars. Students read the history behind the Nazi occupation of Denmark and the arrest of the Jews there. This is a 10 page historical account of the Holocaust events with photographs from WW1.
Tollund Man Mystery
In this mystery worksheet, students investigate a murder that happened in Denmark during the Iron Age as they read a scientific report about the Tollund man. Students answer eight short answer questions and then write a report using evidence to back up their suggestions.
Slavery by the Numbers
Students examine the role of slavery in the United States. In this American history lesson, students watch segments of the video "Slavery and the Making of America." Students conduct further research pertaining to Thomas Jefferson, Elizabeth Freeman, David Walker, Denmark Vesey, and Harriet Jacobs. Students also investigate slave census records. ï»¿
Christmas In Denmark
In this Christmas in Denmark worksheet, students complete an 8 question multiple choice on-line interactive exercise. From four choices, students pick the best word to finish each sentence about Danish Christmas customs.
Armadillo: Reporting on War
Point of view is everything, especially when reporting about the war in Afghanistan. Class members compare and contrast the same event from the war in Afghanistan as reported by five different sources. Learners are also asked to rank the reliability of various sources. Preview the powerful and thought-provoking materials before deciding whether or not to use with your class.
Comparing Countries: Denmark and Northern Ireland
In this comparison of Denmark and Northern Ireland worksheet, students fill out a chart in which they compare the advantages and disadvantages of living in each country.
Hamlet and the Elizabethan Revenge Ethic in Text and Film
High schoolers research the social context of Elizabethan England for Shakespeare's "Hamlet". They identify cultural influences on the play focusing on the theme of revenge and then analyze and compare film interpretations of the play.
Early Exploration of North America
Third graders "travel" from Europe to North America as Columbus did. They organize the information into chronoglogical order.
Slavery, Society, and Apartheid
Students examine the St. John slave revolt of 1733. In this slavery and apartheid lesson, students view the DVD "Slavery, Society, and Apartheid." Students respond to discussion questions regarding the content of the DVD which features the triangular trade route and the St. John slave revolt.
Using Capitalization Part II
What words require capitalization? Review some basic rules of capitalization with your class and then provide them with this practice opportunity. Four rules are listed at the top of the page, and 12 practice sentences follow. The answer sheet contains the answers for 13 sentences, so it appears as if one sentence got cut off of the first page.
Denmark Outline Map
In this blank outline map worksheet, students explore the political boundaries of Denmark located in Europe. This map may be used in a variety of classroom activities.
Number the Stars
Eighth graders activate prior knowledge concerning Number the Stars by answering quesions. They collect different material regarding Denmark and its flag from different sources. Students create their own personal flags and compare its components with the Danish flag. They explain the concepts of: food rationing and why it is emphasized.
Students study mechanical engineering and how it plays a part in the creation of windmills. They design and test their own windmills using various materials and sail designs.
Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry. New York: Dell 1990
Students recognize courage and heroism of Danish and Swedish people and all others who resisted the Nazis, realize that everyone has the capacity to do good as well as evil, and analyze reasons and motivations that caused certain people to take a stand.
Year 7 History- Medieval Realms
In this Medieval Realms worksheet, students fill-in the blanks and complete a graphic organizer with facts from the text presented.
Number the Stars
Fifth graders examine threat to all people (particularly the Jews) resulting from the imposition of Nazi authority, and appreciate the courage exhibited by ordinary people acting out of conscience.
Bible: Christian Responsibility
Students read The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark and view A Debt to Honor to identify ways that Christians helped the Jewish people during the Holocaust. In this Holocaust lesson plan, students discuss the mythical story of King Christian X of Denmark and how many Jews in Denmark were really saved. Students take notes during the A Debt to Honor to find ways that Christians in Northern Italy helped save over 30,000 Jews.
International Children's Book Day
Celebrate International Children's Book Day using this resource. Learners complete activities, such as reading a passage, sequencing, unscrambling sentences, writing questions, conducting surveys, and writing. Students complete twelve activities related to International Children's Book Day.