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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.
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.

Denmark

6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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. Middle schoolers identify three main points about each historical period based on the information in the group presentations.
In this English worksheet, students read "A New Prince for Denmark," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
In this blank outline map activity, students explore the political boundaries of Denmark located in Europe. This map may be used in a variety of classroom activities.
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.
In this historical connections worksheet, students jot down, from ten different pages from the novel Number The Stars, what has and is occurring that are part of the history of Denmark during World War I.
Sixth graders take on the role of social welfare systems in the European Union. In this European Union (EU) lesson, 6th graders discover social programs in the EU and compare them to the social programs in the United States.
Learners read Number the Stars. In this social studies lesson, students read the story and use a map of western Europe and identify the countries involved in the war. Learners locate the cities of Denmark that are discussed in the story.
Students explore discrimination against Jewish people in World War II. In this world history and historical fiction novel study lesson, students read Number the Stars over five days. Students define vocabulary words and use comprehension strategies such as making inferences, summarizing, and making text to text and text to world connections followed by group discussion of the text.
In this social studies worksheet, learners read the history surrounding the captivity of the Jews in Denmark. They use the map for a geography lesson.
In this social studies worksheet, students read about the arrests of the Jews in Denmark and relate the events to the historical time period.
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.
In this literature and history worksheet, students 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.
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.
Sixth graders explore facts about Denmark. Using the Internet, 6th graders visit given web sites to complete questions about Denmark. Students compare and contrast their life facts in a story related to Denmark.
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. 
What is the purpose of the European Union, and what institutions and countries comprise it? Check out this resource in which class members participate in a student-led WebQuest activity designed to offer an overview of the European Union. They will then work in groups to design travel brochures on assigned countries from the European Union.
Students 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.
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.