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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students examine the positive and negative stereotypes of Judaism. In this instructional activity on tolerance, students take a critical look at the effects of ant-semitism in Europe upon the Jewish community throughout European History. Students will engage in group work and use journal entries to facilitate understanding.
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.
Young scholars 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.