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Elizabethan England Worksheet
Set the stage for your next literary or historical adventure into Elizabethan England with this straightforward worksheet, which includes questions covering the political, social, and economic situation of the period. Ask your class to research the answers to these questions individually or in groups, or use this as an assessment following an instructional activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
British Royalty Tours the U.S.
Students share their knowledge of England, then read a news article about Prince Charles's anticipated visit to the U.S. In this current events lesson (written prior to Prince Charles's visit), the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
New Review DBQ - Document-Based Questions
Examine the perspective of a rural woman through a quote from Lucy Larcom's A New England Girlhood. In the passage, she discusses the lure of factory work. Pupils read the excerpt and respond to two document-based questions.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Who is Bill Shakespeare?
Students create newspapers on William Shakespeare. In this language arts lesson, students have read a Shakespearean play and studied Elizabethan England before creating newspapers about Shakespeare. The newspaper is created by groups of 2 or 3 students and includes at least 7articles and one advertisement.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads
First graders summarize similarities and differences of life in England and America for the Pilgrims by reading a mini-book. Then, they write a journal entry in first person on what it is like to be a pilgrim in England and in America. Finally, 1st graders list 3 facts learned about the pilgrims from the Thanksgiving mini-book and decide where they would rather live as a pilgrim and why.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 38 Downloads
In this Oliver Cromwell worksheet, students read about the life, career and death of Oliver Cromwell. They learn about the Second English War and how the Commonwealth of England was established. They then answer 14 questions pertaining to the information they just read.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Why is there a Cod hanging in the Massachusetts Statehouse?
Students discover the purpose of the sacred cod carving in New England. In this New England history lesson, students read the story A Cod's Tale, and analyze photographs of Cod including their uses and size. Students utilize the Internet to further research the financial opportunities New England fisherman gained from harvesting a plentiful cod population.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Fifth graders investigate what a covenant was and how they relate to contemporary government ideals. In this comparing covenant lesson, 5th graders examine primary source documents that are examples of covenants from 18th century New England.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Friends, Allies, and Partners
How are England and the United States similar? How are they different? Read Go Places with TFK and compare the two world powers. This plan provides extension activities related to geography, social studies, science, and art.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads
Reasons for English Colonization
Students explain the reason for English colonization. They review the reasons for the colonization and settlement in Virginia and trace the route from England to Virginia through the Chesapeake Bay to Jamestown on a map.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 37 Downloads
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
Eighth graders examine the issues related to a debate in New England during the 1830's. In this American History lesson, 8th graders research information on the debate. Students present their opinion to their peers in a town meeting format.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Everything was Up to Date in 1628
Students examine the life and lifestyles of New England colonists in the year 1628, and then investigate what life was like in their own area during the same time period. They watch segments from the PBS hands-on history series COLONIAL HOUSE.
5th - 12th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads