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Things That Make Britain Great
Take a trip to Great Britain with this fun reading lesson! Young learners read an article about many famous attributes of Britain - 101 of them, to be exact - and finish several comprehension and grammar activities about what they have read.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Describing A Place - Part I The British Isles
In this describing place activity, students label the cardinal and ordinal directions on a compass rose using the drop-down menus. They complete a matching activity by matching an item from column C with one in A and B. They read an article about the British Isles before answering associated reading comprehension questions.
Pre-K - 6th English Language Arts
Nursery Rhymes of Great Britain
Young scholars explore the nursery rhymes of Great Britain. In this multicultural education lesson, students construct a KWL chart about nursery rhymes and read several Mother Goose rhymes. Young scholars color in pictures about the nursery rhymes.
K - 1st English Language Arts
The Industrial Revolution: Why Britain? Why Then?
Why did the Industrial Revolution start in Great Britain? Cover the causes, climate, inventions, and technology that made Britain ripe for modern industrialization on a massive scale. Slides are well-organized and contain text and images.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Beginnings of Industrialization
In this industrialization worksheet, learners make notes in a chart to explain how eight different factors contributed to the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. Students write a short explanation of how enclosure and crop rotation paved the way for an agricultural revolution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Tudors: Life and Society
Here is an interesting instructional activity that lets kids explore what life was like during the Tudor period. The instructional activity is written two different ways, one for computer use and one without. It is also written with special instructions for children who have different learning abilities.
4th Social Studies & History
Ninth graders explore the concept of urbanization. In this urbanization lesson, 9th graders analyze a case study regarding the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. Students research of the impact of the revolution on economic development, population growth, and environmental change in Great Britain.
9th Social Studies & History
Excerpt from Edward Bain's The History of Cotton Manufacture in Great Britain (1835)
Great Britain was where the industrial revolution began. The class reads an excerpt from a document written in 1835 describing cotton manufacture in Great Britain. They then answer two critical analysis questions.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Students gather information about St. George, the Patron Saint of Great Britain. They contrast the brave deeds attributed to St. George with acts requiring courage today. Students design and create bravery badges to acknowledge brave actions observed at school.
K - 6th English Language Arts
First graders summarize similarities and differences of life in England and America for the Pilgrims by reading a mini-book. Then, they write a journal entry in first person on what it is like to be a pilgrim in England and in America. Finally, 1st graders list 3 facts learned about the pilgrims from the Thanksgiving mini-book and decide where they would rather live as a pilgrim and why.
1st Social Studies & History
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.
4th Social Studies & History
Chapter 9 Review WKST
Here is a traditional multiple-choice, true/false, and fill-in-the-blank assessment on the presidency of James Monroe in the United States. It was designed to supplement a particular textbook chapter, but could be used to assess learning of content through research or other curriculum sources.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New England Colonies
Students explore U.S. history by answering study questions with classmates. In this New England Colonies lesson, students identify the thirteen colonies and read assigned text about the creation of New England and the United States. Students answer study questions based on the text and complete a test after several days of reading.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Food and Dialect
The dialect words for types of food from across the British Isles get pupils thinking about native dialects and how they differ from Standard English. Class members create a dialect dictionary and discuss the difference between accent and dialect.
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable