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Rowan Atkinson: Famous People, ELL Assignment
This 13-page assignment was designed for English language learners. It includes a one-page reading on the comedic actor Rowan Atkinson and 10 activities/exercises that focus on listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 19 Views 291 Downloads
Famous People: Student Worksheet
Older learners consider a list of famous people, and they fill in two columns; one in which they guess the celebrities' ages, and another where they look up their actual age. They construct a graph by assigning one of the columns the x axis, and the other the y axis.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 23 Downloads
Cristina Kirchner: Famous People (ELL Assignment)
This lengthy assignment for English language learners includes a one-page reading on the Argentinian president, Cristina Kirchner, and numerous activities/exercises that address listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 10 Views 222 Downloads
Famous People Website
Eighth graders research famous people. In this case study lesson, 8th graders research an individual from West Virginia history. Students then design and construct a web-page that showcases what they have discovered about their historic figure.
8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 31 Downloads
A Social Studies Lesson
Providing background information on a topic is key to building a deep understanding. This resource is less of a presentation and more of a complete lesson which will use images, bio information, and activities to build your students understanding of the Civil War.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 14 Views 77 Downloads
I Can Be Whomever I Wish
Famous people who have overcome obstacles are the focus of this language arts and social studies lesson. Pupils are introduced to the concept that they have the ability to overcome obstacles in life. They read selections embedded in the plan about people who have overcome obstacles, then fill out graphic organizers which are also included in the plan.
4th - 6th Language Arts 43 Views 235 Downloads
Famous People in History
This is an introduction intended for grades 6-8 that focuses on famous people. It begins by asking learners to think about what makes a person famous. It shows various individuals in recent decades that have been considered famous, then it introduces the famous people they will be studying throughout the year.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Compare And Contrast-- People of Eminence
In this social studies activity, learners are directed to a Web site to read about famous people. Students choose 2 people and use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast. Learners then investigate the difference between being "famous" and being "great" as they contrast 2 other people.
5th - 6th Language Arts 20 Views 104 Downloads
Polar Scientists: Polar Science
Research skills are extremely important and they can be linked to any subject. Get your class thinking about scientists that study the polar region, what they do, and how they get funded to continue their research. Each child uses a worksheet and the Internet to research five to ten different polar scientists.
3rd - 8th Science 70 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Nelson Mandela's Birthday
Students complete a variety of vocabulary-related activities with a focus on a news article about Nelson Mandela's 89th birthday. They read the article, define key vocabulary terms, identify the famous people mentioned in the text, answer comprehension questions, and complete comprehension worksheets.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 6 Views 40 Downloads
The Not -So-Famous Person Report
Students prepare a "not-so-famous" people report and presentation. In this research and presentation lesson, students determine what makes a person important in their judgement. They interview or research a person who they consider to be interesting or life changing before doing an oral history report.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 24 Downloads
Famous People: Teacher Notes
Young statisticians practice creating scatter plots. First, they estimate the age of 14 people. Next, they write down the estimate in a table labeled x. Then write down their actual age in the table labeled y. Using these x and y coordinates, they create their scatter plot.
4th Math 3 Views 8 Downloads
Black History: Famous People, Movements, Events (Crossword Puzzle)
If you want a light exercise to review 12 famous people, events, and movements in American history, with a focus on African-American history, this crossword puzzle may be useful. It requires familiarity with Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 13 Views 107 Downloads
Famous People of the Twenties
Meet some of the people who made headlines during the 1920s. You'll be introduced to names of famous musicians, politicians, bad guys, athletes, reformers, and writers of the time. Images of each individual along with a brief about their accomplishments is included.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 17 Downloads
Modern World Leaders Quiz
To understand current events, one must know the players involved. Upper graders will match 12 of the world's current leaders to the country they preside over. Leaders on this list include, but are not limited to, Asif Ali Zardari, Barack Obama, Nicolas Sarkozy, Hu Jintao, and Than Shwe.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Your young historians will analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust and then incorporate the information they have gathered into an essay on the treatment of Jews and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 22 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students discuss what makes a person famous and the different symbols that are associated with them. They draw pictures of a famous person and summarize what the different drawings reveal to them about being famous. They write about the differences between the two drawings of their famous person.
K Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads