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England: Discover a World of Culture and History
England is a very interesting country full of cultural and historical geography. Here is an impressive collection of lessons that will familiarize your students with England's cultural and historical geography. The activities presented are all well designed, and they are also supported with websites and worksheets that you can access.
4th Social Studies & History 14 Views 15 Downloads
The Impact of Cultural Values in EArly Industrial England
Tenth graders analyze works from the period of the Industrial Revolution in England and identify the cultural values depicted and inferred that paved the way for the Industrial Revolution to occur at this time. They create captions that may would have been appropriate to accompany the artwork.
10th Social Studies & History 11 Views 26 Downloads
Blind Date: 1066
After King Edward the Confessor died, there were three men seeking his throne: Harold of Wessex, WIlliam of Normandy, and Harold Hardrada. They are all contestants in this 1066 version of Blind Date (for the throne). In this Game Show, kids will review their history by hearing the host question each king and then respond to their answers.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
English Renaissance History: The Tudor (and Stuart) Monarchy
My oh my, there sure is a lot of intrigue surrounding that Tudor family! With rich text and image-filled slides, you'll be able to discuss the Tudor Monarchy in great detail. The presentation starts with a brief introduction to King Henry VII, then moves right into the life and wives of King Henry VIII.
9th - 12th All 8 Views 17 Downloads
Capitalism and Socialism
"Is capitalism competition natural and good, or should there be systems in place to check it for the sake of our collective well-being?" Explore the complexity and history behind capitalism and socialism in Crash Course World History #33. Though he presents information quickly, Green also extensively dissects these broad economic concepts, highlighting key personalities in their development, terms such as industrial and mercantilism capitalism, as well as class struggle and communism.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Primary History Children of Victorian Britain Extension Activity - Children at Work
What a great way to have your class learn about the lives of children in Victorian England. Learners sharpen their research skills as they study the history of children who worked in England. They choose extension projects to complete.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Places in Arkansas: A Tour of Our Unique State
A great instructional activity focuses on important cultural and historical places in the state of Arkansas. Learners are introduced to six important places in Arkansas, then create a report on a place in Arkansas. Some excellent photographs, resource links, and blackline masters are included in this fine plan.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 22 Downloads
Why Did King Henry VIII Divorce Catherine of Aragon?
Why did King Henry divorce Catherine of Aragon, and how did he make divorce possible? Young historians will read through each informational slide to learn the story of Catherine of Aragon, King Henry, and Anne Boleyn. They will then respond, in paragraph form,to four critical thinking questions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Tudors: Life and Society
Here is an interesting lesson that lets kids explore what life was like during the Tudor period. The lesson is written two different ways, one for computer use and one without. It is also written with special instructions for children who have different learning abilities.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
From the History of England
In order to investigate the history of England, pupils complete sentences, fill in the blanks, answer short-answer questions, choose correct words, and more. There are eight exercises filled with clever ways to get your kids learning about the England's history.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 89 Downloads
England in 1060: Should William of Normandy Attack?
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Tudors: Who, What, When and Why
It may sound like the making of a daytime soap opera, but it isn't. It is a timeline that describes the many wives, struggles, kings, queens, and explorers that made up the Tudor Dynasty. You can click on the timeline to progress through the slide show or simply forward each slide.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Living Conditions in Victorian Homes
Students analyze a piece of artwork to draw conclusions about life in Victorian Britain. For this British history lesson plan, students use a painting to determine who could have lived in the house, why the house was built in its location, and how the house was heated.
8th - 11th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
Students study the history of ginger and its uses. They discuss traditions of building gingerbread houses in Germany, England, and the United States. Using modeling material, students create their own gingerbread houses. Gingerbread houses are displayed for others to see.
1st - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
A Brief History of the English Language
Modern English isn't just a band, it's a stop along the path to the English language. The presentation begins with a look at the origins of old, middle, and modern English. It covers the invasions or influences that shaped each period of English, and provides literary examples of each English dialect in context.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 51 Downloads
An excellent overview of historical Japanese culture, this presentation could carry through a world history unit or a lesson on the history of Japan. Especially interesting are the slides that compare Japanese armor and castles to other countries during the Medieval period.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 25 Views 120 Downloads