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Ancient History Math Mystery
Through several organized and attractive worksheets, your learners will make a deduction about tally marks and hieroglyphics to determine what they represent in the ancient numeral system. This is a well-designed, interdisciplinary worksheet with cross-curricular connections between ancient history and math.
6th - 8th Math 116 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ben and Me: Ben Franklin History Through Literature Unit
Guide your fifth graders through an engaging study of revolutionary and scientific history with Robert Lawson's historical novel told from the point of view of Ben Franklin's mouse. The book is Ben Franklin: An Astonishing Life. You can find five useful lessons and the unit test by selecting the unit overview link and then clicking on the icon of the two mice with a large chunk of cheese.
5th Language Arts 12 Views 25 Downloads
Science in History Part I: the Abacus To the Modern Computer
In this math information worksheet, students read one page factual accounts of the early math inventions of the abacus, the calculator and early computers. There are 40 questions to answer about the reading.
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills 21 Views 129 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, 2009
Get your geographers thinking with this global history and geography standardized practice test. Class members respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 164 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography 2008
Test your learners on their knowledge of world history and geography. For this global history and geography standardized test, class members respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 167 Downloads
The Growth of America's Production System
Middle schoolers, assessing a variety of sources, explore the growth of inventions that were brought about by the Industrial Revolution. They analyze labor practices and philosophies within the history of the United States. A timeline is set in place to evaluate the evolution of America's production system from the Industrial Revolution through today.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 21 Views 117 Downloads
Women's Achievement Quiz
How much do you or your class know about various achievements made by women thorughout history? Here is a set of 10 questions with answers all related to the accomplishments of women in science, politics, civil rights, and law.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 37 Downloads
Explore language arts with a root word activity in this linguistics lesson. Middle schoolers trace the history of different vocabulary terms by identifying their Latin and Greek ancestry, and then they answer study questions about different word histories.
5th - 8th Language Arts 19 Views 61 Downloads
Playing Vocabulary Basketball
Learners view a slide show featuring famous athletes and educational institutions that have played a part in the history of basketball. They participate in a game in which a basketball is tossed from person to person as facts and vocabulary words are reviewed.
4th - 6th Language Arts 13 Views 295 Downloads
Dramatizing History in Arthur Miller's The Crucible
Young scholars study the effect of history on fictional or dramatic works of art by reading, Arthur Miller's, The Crucible. They examine the ties between a nation's history and culture with the literature it produces.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 93 Downloads
Lesson: Dongducheon: A Walk to Remember, A Walk to Envision: Interpreting History, Memory, and Identity
Cultural discourse can start through a variety of venues. Learners begin to think about how our minds, memories, and identities shape our attitudes toward culture and history. They analyze seven pieces from the Dongducheon art exhibit and compose a narrative based on personal research.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 7 Downloads
Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy Experiment
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin Franklin wrote regarding the influx of German immigrants to the U.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 124 Downloads
Lesson: Creative Containers
Even functional everyday objects can be highly ornate and thoughtfully designed. Art analysts look at the form and function of an Inca jug used to transport liquid. They consider this jug in relation to other jugs fashioned throughout history, they then use a template to make their own jug design.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 10 Downloads
Making Your Mark E. Martin Hennings's Rabbit Hunt
Students analyze E. Martin Hennings' painting Rabbit Hunt. In this art history lesson, students look over the painting and answer questions about what they see. They focus on the lines and shapes in the painting and replicate one of these in an original drawing of their own.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
All About the Attributes
Young scholars look for visual attributes in art. In this art history lesson, students look at different visual attributes and guess at the character they represent. They look at the painting Madonna and Child with Saints by Bernardo Zenale and find the visual attributes he created.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Atlantic Slave Trade
This presentation offers an overview of the Atlantic slave trade, taking care to give the subject its due diligence and explain the origins of slavery, the types of products slaves were forced to harvest, the most common importers of slaves in the Caribbean and Brazil, how Europeans acquired slaves through trading, etc.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
19th-Century Technology in 21st-Century America
Students imagine life without the technological advances of the 1800's. In this inventions and innovations instructional activity, students examine patent drawings of inventions. Students collaborate to research the technological advancements made possible by the inventions and present their findings to their classmates.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 6 Views 25 Downloads
The Deadly Irony of Gunpowder
Gunpowder has played a key role in shaping civilization as we know it today. Trace its evolution from its beginnings in the mid-ninth century when early Chinese alchemists worked to create a potion for immortality, through its use in firework canisters and eventual spread across the world as a result of Mongol invaders.
3 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Examining Women's Roles through Primary Sources and Literature
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this women's history lesson, students examine the role of women prior to and following the suffrage movement. Students also read selected pieces of women's literature.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 35 Downloads