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Students discuss what they know about the game of cricket. In groups, they match new vocabulary words with their definitions. They read an article about England winning the Ashes and answer questions.
In this world history worksheet set, students read two pages of information about the Reformation in England and Martin Luther. They read about the stages of the break from Rome. There are no questions associated with the page.
Learners have an opportunity to work together and introduce them to the New England States. Each group make a travel brochure in order to try to persuade classmates to visit their state.
In this seventeenth century England learning exercise, students make a list of as many odd things in the cartoon as possible, they write a paragraph explaining how the artist feels about living in a country with no king, and students identify the different groups in England at that time and what ideas they held.
In this fire fighting worksheet, students read about the fires that occurred in 17th century England. Students read about the equipment used to fight fires during the period.
Young scholars 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. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
What was it like to live as an indentured servant or an apprentice in colonial Carolina? As part of a series of lessons focusing on the history of North Carolina, class members use a digital history textbook to examine primary and secondary sources about these forms of labor. Individuals then craft two letters; one from the point of view of an indentured teen, and one as an apprenticed teen. Writers describe their lives to their parents back in England.
In this listening and speaking worksheet, students will engage in a short discussion about live music and King Arthur. Then students will listen to a short history of Glastonbury, England and fill in the text gaps with words in a word bank. Next, students will complete 25 short answer questions about their listening activity. Finally, students will participate in a discussion about a music festival.
Class groups use a graphic organizer to respond to questions and record impressions as they examine sections of the Charter of Carolina, the document that gave control of the colony to eight Lords Proprietors. After completing their study of the document, individuals then assume the identity of one of the Lords Proprietors and, writing in his voice, craft a letter to King Charles of England thanking him for the grant. Although some less-experienced readers may be challenged by the antiquated language of the Charter, readers can access background information and annotations by moving their mouse over highlighted text.    
Extend your study of the well-known novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with the list of activities and discussion questions included here. Pupils can study the moors of England, grow their own gardens, research British colonialism, explore the relationships between characters, and more.
Young scholars understand the similarities and differences between English and Native American conceptions of the land and town settlement. They understand how the colony of Massachusetts developed and expanded. Students understand the causes of King Philip's War. They understand how maps can reveal the cultural assumptions of particular times and places.
Start a class discussion. Should William of Normandy attack England? Review basic facts about land and politics then discuss the situation. This presentation is intended for a Middle school audience, grades 6-8.
Set the stage for your next literary or historical adventure into Elizabethan England with this straightforward learning exercise, 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. Refer to resources in materials tab for learners to research as they complete this learning exercise.
In this outline map instructional activity, students examine the political boundaries of the England. The map may be used in variety of activities that individual teachers create to accompany it.
Third graders research life of Plymouth Plantation and write letters about life there home. In this Plymouth life lesson, 3rd graders complete a webquest as they gather information about the journey to America on the Mayflower and the homes, farming, and transportation of Plymouth Plantation. Then, students assume the role of a child in Plymouth Plantation and write letters with friends in England.
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. This comprehensive lesson plan contains internet sites for research, an assignment paper, a scoring guide, and even sample student newspapers.
Seventh graders explore how influential people have taken a stand on difficult issues and the consequences that followed. This lesson connect American studens with students in England who present their own person for exploration.
Introduce your young historians to the challenges and rewards of examining primary source material. Groups use a carefully scaffolded worksheet to tackle “John White Searches for the Colonists.”  The excerpt from White’s 1585 travelogue, written in florid, 16th century English, details his unsuccessful search for the colonists of Roanoke Island.
This brief overview of early democratic developments in England requires students to define nine terms, rank important events, and describe the Glorious Revolution.
Students compare and contrast the elements used in the 19th century British novel and those novels in American society today. In groups, they brainstorm what it might have been like to be a teenager growing up in England during the 19th century and compare it with the information they gather from the novel itself.