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A passage from a Wikipedia article about John Calvin provides readers with an opportunity to practice their comprehension skills. Readers are encouraged to use the provided links to locate supplemental information necessary to correctly answer the quiz questions. An answer key is provided.
Eighth graders, using a Venn Diagram, compare and contrast Protestantism and Catholicism. At the beginning of class, they participate in a simulation to explore the beginnings of Jamestown and Roanoke. After discussion and taking notes, 8th graders explore the views of Martin Luther and John Calvin.
Ninth graders investigate the Protestant Reformation. In this global history lesson, 9th graders examine the provided primary sources that enable students to create posters and presentations that reveal how Catholicism, Lutheranism, Calvinism, and Anabaptism changed during the era.
With graphic organizers galore, learners will follow the changes of church and state in early colonial America. They look at the differences between the pilgrims and the puritans in terms of beliefs and life ways. Myths and misconceptions are also laid to rest. Could be a handy resource when discussion colonial life.
Students discover the Medieval reformation. In this ethics lesson, students simulate council and government bodies to determine responses to various opinions regarding religion and ethics. They determine what postilions to take and why based on their understanding of the period.
In this President Calvin Coolidge worksheet, students read a 4 page description of the life and presidency of President Calvin Coolidge. This reading discusses his upbringing, career, family and death. Students then answer 8 multiple choice questions about the information they just read. The answers are on the last page.