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Second graders study heroes, inventors, and explorers and role-play as one of the people. In this theatre and history lesson plan, 2nd graders review the people and their accomplishments using a Promethean flipchart. Students then act out one of the people using pantomime.
Second graders explore today's jobs and use graphic organizers to classify them as providing a good or a service. A variety of resources, such as fiction and nonfiction literature, artifacts, photographs and diaries, are used to acquire information about daily life and the types of jobs that existed in the past.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners read a 6-paragraph article about the Iceland volcanic eruption that halted European transportation in 2010. Students respond to 5 short answer questions regarding the article. Vocabulary words and definitions are also included.
Eighth graders investigate the qualities, characteristics, and skills that effective leaders possess. In this leadership qualities lesson plan, 8th graders research the backgrounds and contributions of world leaders and assess the significance of their accomplishments. Students role play as their chosen leader.
High school learners can hone their research skills by utilizing the Internet to find the answers to the trivia questions presented in this on-line worksheet. All sorts of questions are posed: everything from questions about famous people, inventions, entertainment, and important dates in history. There are twenty questions on this one-page worksheet.
In this history of Massachusetts worksheet, students read several paragraphs about the history, climate, landscape, natural resources, economy, famous people, and education for the state. Students then answer several questions about the passage and order events listed in the passage.