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Art and Culture of Great Britain
A study of the art and culture of Great Britain can provide a great way get students interested in the history of this country.
Great Britain Castle
Students make a KWL chart about castles, view pictures of castles in Great Britain, and create their own castle. In this castle lesson plan, students label different parts of the castle they make.
Describing A Place - Part I The British Isles
For this describing place worksheet, 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.
Nursery Rhymes of Great Britain
Students 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. Students color in pictures about the nursery rhymes.
Reading Comprehension: Great Britain
Read to understand! Sounds great and your third graders will read to understand several interesting facts about Great Britain. They read, identify key details in the text, and write to answer five comprehension questions. Learning to locate details in the text to support answers is a big step toward comprehension.
The Money of Great Britain
Students complete a KWL chart about money including what they would like to learn about the currency of Great Britain. In this British currency lesson, students read a text about this topic and view both American and British pictures of money. Students make a collage of the types of money they will learn about.
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. The lesson is designed for English learners, but could work for any reading level. Note: Don't use the article as an example of a well-structured piece of writing, as it is only a list in paragraph form.
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.
Fundamental Economic Questions and the Industrial Revolution
Ninth graders assume the role of an entrepreneur during the Industrial Revolution of the 1700s in Great Britain. They investigate how changing methods of production affected the way that the fundamental economic questions were being answered at that time.
Christmas in Great Britain
Students investigate the Christmas customs of Great Britain. For this holiday lesson, students construct pomander balls and sing English Christmas carols.
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.
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. For any fourth grade teacher looking for a splendid way to teach about England, this resource is well-worth a look.
The Industrial Revolution
Students explore the development of the textile industry in Great Britain. They link the rapid growth in both the textile industry and in coal mining in Great Britain. Students connect the process of industrialization to the expansion of male suffrage through the various reform bills of the 1800's in Great Britain.
In this map of British Isles instructional activity, students view and label on a map of the British Isles its regions, major cities, important landmarks, compass rose and legend.
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. If your culinary skills are up to the challenge you might consider making some of these treats.
From the History of England
In order to investigate the history of England, pupils complete sentences, fill in the blanks, answer short-answer questions, choose correct words, and more. There are eight exercises filled with clever ways to get your kids learning about the England's history.
Freshwater Fish of Great Britain Quiz
In this online quiz worksheet, students answer a set of multiple choice questions about freshwater fish in Great Britain. Page includes links to answers and resources.
Great Britain vs. Europe
Fourth graders explore the reasons for the Industrial Revolution and its effects on France.
Test Your Research Skills- More Interesting Place Names in England, Scotland, and Wales
In this research skills worksheet, students examine a list of names of 20 towns and villages in England, Scotland, and Wales. They use an atlas of Great Britain to find any fake names and place a mark in the box next to it.
Political Leaders from Contemporary Settings
How many current political leaders can your class identify? Do they know who Manmohan Singh is? Use the presentation like a flash card who's who, to help the class recognize leaders from the United States, India, Canada, Mexico,Great Britain, Russia, and China.