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The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a goldmine for ideas and activities associated with exploration in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 477 Views 356 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Renaissance: Was it a Thing?
Why is the master and creator of this history-based video series claiming the Renaissance didn't even happen? Listen as he offers evidence for this interesting take on the period. The video discusses the significance of trade and wealth in Italy, the influence of the Ottoman and Islamic empire on the Renaissance, and the lasting impact of humanism in fifteenth and sixteenth century Europe.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Vocabulary Unit 8.3: Travel and Weather
What should you take with you on a trip? Help kids learn about travel and weather terms with a worksheet that features matching activities, fill-in-the-blanks, and a table of weather terminology.
4th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Intermediate 4: Searching for Evidence for Research Tasks
Online resources take many forms: blogs, search engines, news websites, documents, wikis. In order to conduct effective research, pupils should become familiar with different formats so that they can more easily choose suitable sites for their information.
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills 37 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Beginner 3: Narrowing a Search to Get the Best Results
Uncover new or more relevant information with the filtering tools in the top navigation bar. First, show your class the tools and demonstrate how to use a few. Next, give class members some time to apply what they have learned. They can work individually or with others to create a guide that describes how to use filters with examples.
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills 18 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Meaning of America: Equality
What if society sought equality by handicapping the gifted and dispelling any traces of diversity? Kurt Vonnegut Jr. offers one possible answer to this question through his incredibly engaging and thought-provoking satirical story, "Harrison Bergeron".
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 51 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a "culture war" between these two ideals in the early stages of the new nation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Measuring the Wind
When earth scientists or mini meteorologists are learning about wind, they can participate in an engineering activity in which they will design and construct an anemometer. A thorough overview of different types of anemometers is included for learners to read, making this a way to address Common Core State Standards for scientific literacy in addition to meeting several Next Generation Science Standards.
3rd - 12th Math 48 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Renaissance and Reformation Chapter Test
This simple textbook assessment begins with a series of five short answer questions on major ideas from the Renaissance and Reformation. Then, young historians use their knowledge of artistic styles and developments from the period to determine the origins of a particular piece of art.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes as citizenship and national identity using the engaging discussion questions and prompts in this resource, and use the included videos to present an example of high-level discourse.
9th - 12th Language Arts 40 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Venice and the Ottoman Empire
In the nineteenth episode of a world history series, the narrator explains how the mutually beneficial relationship between the Venetians and the Ottomans led to the Renaissance and Christopher Columbus' voyages. More specifically, your class members will learn about Venetian reliance on trade and merchant ships, coupled with the Ottoman Empire's capture of Egypt and control of trade through the Mediterranean.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Why is Florence Boadu Learning How to Grow Pineapples?
In this Florence worksheet, students are given sentence strips, which they must arrange into three different categories. Some of these strips can help them answer the question of why she is learning to grow pineapples.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
International Nurses Day
In this International Nurses Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing.
5th - 10th Language Arts 6 Views 9 Downloads
Students investigate the uses of pesticides and the pros and cons of their use. In this pesticides lesson plan, students observe simulations of the three classes of pesticides and the effects or actions each has. Students answer 3 follow up questions about pesticide use after observing the simulations.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 16 Downloads
All's Well That Ends Well Review Questions
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
The Good Soldier Study Questions and Essay Topics
In this online interactive literature instructional activity, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier. Students may check some of their answers online.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads