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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.
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.
Students examine the role of slavery in the United States. In this American history lesson plan, 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»¿
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.
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.
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.
Prepare your class to read Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry, with these pre-reading activities. This resource lists three ideas to ready your readers. Learners explore the historical context, connect to the book, and preview the book. These ideas could be fleshed out and adapted to be more specific and concrete.
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.