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High schoolers explore the key events of the Hundred Years' War Using computer technology, they research the life of Joan of Arc. Students explain Joan's military and political strategies and their importance in history. High schoolers complete essays about Joan of Arc.
An online interactive history quiz is how learners show what they know about Joan of Arc. They respond to 48 multiple choice questions then submit their answers to be scored. Note: The quiz can also be completed in a print form.
A wonderful reading passage and five comprehension questions about the late great Joan of Arc await your learners. They read the one-page passage and then answer each of the five comprehension questions.
Students view a documentary on Joan of Arc. She is one of the most venerated saints in the Catholic religion, yet she was burned at the stake as a heretic. After viewing, students discuss what they saw and write a newspaper column describing her death.
Here is an online quiz, complete with answer links. High schoolers respond to nine short answer questions about Joan of Arc, her battles, and even the voices in her head. The best part, they can check their own answers.
Examine the Hundred Years' War. Budding historians view a video on Joan of Arc to discuss her qualities of courage and bravery. They respond to the video and discussion in their journals and write in the perspective of Joan of Arc.
In this Joan of Arc research instructional activity, students research the topic, then answer a set of 4 short answer questions. Worksheet contains a link to additional activities.
Students read biographies of Joan of Arc. They compile a list of questions and discuss how a historian might look for answers.
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.
Learners 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 trace Joan of Ar's history from early childhood through her death and on to her nullification trial. Joan's place in the history of the Hundred Years' War, what motivated her, enabled her, and brought about her demise is the focus of this lesson
What events led up to the Hundred Years War? In small groups or pairs the class discusses several critical thinking questions and then writes a fictional dialogue that depicts both an English and a French point of view.
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.
In this Middle Ages worksheet, learners 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.
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.
For this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Yulia Tymoshenko and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
This resource incorporates a variety of worksheets on the Renaissance, from crossword puzzles and timelines to an activity designing a family coat of arms. If you are considering hosting a Renaissance fair in your class or you're searching for activities that offer a broad overview of the period, then this is a good resource to get you started.
This is a great idea for any social studies classroom to incorporate throughout the year as an ongoing project! Line your walls with a continuous strip of butcher paper to design a large timeline that you can add to as you cover historical events throughout the year. This would also serve as a creative and productive use of your wall space!
Learners research a historical figure from the Middle Ages. For this Middle Ages lesson, students present important events of their characters life and of the time. Learners write a time card for each significant event. Students must cite the relevant facts about the event. Learners 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.