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This story is bound to motivate your class. Learners read a story called Elena by Diane Stanley. The story is about a young woman who marries for love but is soon widowed during the Mexican Revolution. She takes her children to California where she starts a new life. This resource provides comprehension questions, literary analysis experiences, and a writing exercise.
Sixth graders explore the Middle Ages. In this world history lesson, 6th graders participate in many activities such as developing a timeline, constructing a Medieval clock, creating a Feudal System Pyramid and completing a review worksheet. This is a unit plan comprised of ten different lessons that address various aspects of the Middle Ages such as the Bubonic Plague, The Crusades and the Byzantine Empire.
In this Middle Ages worksheet, students use a text (not provided) to fill in blanks and answer extended response questions with evidence or support for their answers. There are five major areas covered, including the Crusades, Hundred Years War, Magna Carta, Black Death, and Challenges to Church Authority.
Detailing the causes, strategies, and effects of the Hundred Years' War, this presentation will interest even the most reluctant historians in your class. Bright pictures and maps help to put the war into context and allow teachers to elaborate on a point. Joan of Arc is a central figure in this presentation, and viewers will be engaged by her famous and tragic story.
Students research the life of Joan of Arc using identified sources. They view the "Written Document Analysis Worksheet" and review information regarding primary sources. They then review the trial of Joan of Arc from the transcript asking questions about unfamiliar terms or information.
Students research a historical figure from the Middle Ages. In this Middle Ages lesson, students present important events of their characters life and of the time. Students write a time card for each significant event. Students must cite the relevant facts about the event. Students order their time cards chronologically.
Learners explore the Filipino culture. In this cultural appreciation lesson, high schoolers listen to choric interpretations and read selections about Filipino culture. They discuss the selections, complete questions about reported speech, then write personal reflections based on the content of the lesson.
Sixth graders locate where the Roman Empire was and what is there now. In this Roman Empire lesson, 6th graders become familiar with the myth of Romulus and Remus. Students gather information about the government of the Roman Empire through video and research sites. Students map where events took place.