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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. For any fourth grade teacher looking for a splendid way to teach about England, this resource is well-worth a look.
English History 1066 - 1500 Timeline
In this English history timeline worksheet, students explore major historical events that occurred in Great Britain between 1066 and 1500.
Collars, Curtains and Kings: Exploring the History of Lace
Students design to explore the world of objects as related to lace. Students will create a lace mural highlighting what they learn about the world of lace. Students brainstorm ideas via the internet websites.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 46 multiple choice questions about Oliver Cromwell. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Making Connections: Art and Music History
Two areas of the arts are addressed in this series of terrific lessons. Sixth graders look at artistic styles and create pieces of art that represent each period. The music lessons focus on the same time periods. Learners listen to, and compare works from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic time periods. This 21-page plan has everything you need embedded in it to allow you to successfully implement the lessons with your young art lovers.
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.
Bridging History and Technology
Learners study the history and importance of the Triborough Bridge in New York City, and then research different bridges and prepare presentations about them. They, in groups, research a bridge and prepare a poster about it.
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. They compare the values depicted with the current attitudes toward work in today's society.
History Repeats Itself
Twelfth graders research historical turning points, gather-data, and extrapolate possible alternate outcomes. They work individually to choose one historical event from Attachment D, Historical Turning Points. Students complete either an expository essay following the directions in Attachment H or a class presentation following the directions in Attachment I.
Flour of England, Fruit of Spain
Students are shown an "Old Mother Twitchett" poster, and they review the riddle. They are introduced to "Flour of England" by viewing a poster. Students are asked if they have ever watched someone in their families bake a pie or cake. They are asked if they can name any fruits.
Case Study - England: Early 1600s
In this England in the 1600's case study worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the time period in English history and then respond to 2 short answer questions.
European Explorers in France, England, Portugal, and Spain
Students, in groups, research either France, Spain, Portugal, or England. They create a poster describing various aspects of their country and how their country participated in the exploration of America. They present their project to the rest of the class.
World History Test, Unit 3
It's test day! Keep your historians from groaning by using a straightforward format like this world history unit exam. Students answer 30 multiple choice questions and 1 essay prompt about the Renaissance, the Black Death, and the Reformation. The final essay allows writers to choose 1 of 2 prompts. Consider giving 4 prompts as a review, letting the class know only 2 will be offered on test day.
Economic Spotter: Trade in Colonial History
Students use the internet to complete a simulation in which they can travel back to the time of the thirteen colonies. After reading a story, they create a list of the different types of trade discussed. They write a paragraph about trade and how trade and specialization may have helped the colonists.
The History of Rice
Third graders explore the history of rice. In this history of rice instructional activity students use a timeline to help determine important events in the spread of rice throughout the world. They use a map to locate rice production in the United States.
Pupils discuss how writing is an important historical tool. They read writings from individuals and note how they have preserved history. They describe what those stories say about the communites they came from.
Back to the Future
High schoolers work together to compare and contrast their family histories. They identify artifacts and place them in the correct time period. They write a paper about how the past strengthens the future.
Henry VIII (1509-47 AD)
In this English history worksheet, middle schoolers investigate the life of King Henry VIII by reading a six paragraph biography and answering four short answer questions about it.
The Anglo-Saxons in London
For this English history worksheet, students read a 2 paragraph selection about Anglo-Saxon settlers. Students answer 2 short answer questions about the reading.
Living History- An Intergenerational Philanthropy
Learners gather information from a senior friend to write a biography. In this living history books instructional activity, students organize information to complete a book about their senior friend. Detailed teacher instructions for completing the book are included in the instructional activity.