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The Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Christopher Marlowe's The Jew of Malta. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
The Jew of Malta
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer and essay questions about Christopher Marlowe's The Jew of Malta. Students may check some of their answers online.
Malta: The Landscape
Students work in small groups to create a topographic map of Malta. They must include labeled line drawings of bordering countries and bodies of water. Students use salt and flour clay to make Malta three dimensional, showing the nearest mountains and the major body of water surrounding Malta. This is the first of a series of lessons at this link. Seven chapters of the book "Malta" are covered in this series.
Young scholars study the make-up of compound words. In this compound words lesson, students work as a class to brainstorm a list of compound words and then draw pictures on a piece of paper to represent each part of the compound words.
Where Did It Come From?
Pupils research island formation, plot locations on a map and make an analysis of why some islands are formed where they are.
Every Day Edit - Malta
In this everyday editing worksheet, learners correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Malta. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
Comparing Numbers, Figuring Difference
Working in partners, scholars each build a two-digit number by taking 10-stacks and single cubes from bags and coloring them on a chart (provided). They then compare numbers and determine which is greater. Together, they calculate the difference between the larger and smaller numbers. Using academic language is emphasized: "greater than," "less than," and "the difference." An assessment rubric is included.
What Are You Drinking?
There is plenty of talk these days about our carbon footprints, but what about our water footprints? Do we think much about the amount of water we use in a given day or how safe it really is? Raise awareness with this resource. A colorful handout serves as an anticipatory guide to get participants thinking about the importance of water. They examine four different water samples and try to guess which one is which. They also participate in a very visual activity comparing the availability of water in different countries.
Definite and Indefinite Articles and the Zero Article
What is the difference between the, a, and an?Designed for upper-intermediate English language pupils, this two-page packet could be used with less-advanced learners as well. Common rules are outlined and learners study when to use definite, indefinite, and zero articles. Finally, at the end of page two, they complete a practice opportunity by 26 fill-in-the-blank spaces.
Definite and Indefinite Articles and the Zero Articles
How are definite and indefinite articles used in the English language? Beginning English speakers review a, an, the, and the zero article with this two-page document. After reviewing common rules, examples, and exceptions (there are many!), learners complete one fill-in-the-blank exercise where they must choose which article best completes each sentence. Answers are provided.
The Hydrologic (Water) Cycle
Learners construct a model of the hydrologic cycle, and observe that water is an element of a cycle in the natural environment. They explain how the hydrologic cycle works and why it is important, and compare the hydrologic cycle to other cycles found in nature. This is one of the most thoroughly thought-through, one-period lesson plans I've ever come across!
World in the Balance
Students make estimates on how many people they believe live on Earth. While watching a video, they take notes on the issues facing Kenya, Japan and India. In groups, they calculate how long it takes for a country to double in size. To end the instructional activity, they discuss the challenges countries face with increasing populations.
Introduction To The European Union
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from 1945-1980. Extensive, complete, and well worth your time.
Heroes and Heroines: King David, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and Napoleon
Students identify and examine four heroes from history and imaginative literature. They discuss the characteristics of a hero and share perceptions of what makes a hero. By comparing and analyzing a few historical and literary figures, the students incorporate the concepts of heroism into their psyches.
Explore hyphenation with a handout and short activity. After studying six guidelines with detailed examples and exceptions, learners complete a short exercise in which they correct 10 sentences by using hyphens.
The Supper at Emmaus by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Discuss The Supper at Emmaus by Michelangelo with your eager sixth graders. While the painting does depict a religious scene, it is a great way to show how cultural context can be reflected in art. Viewers will learn about Michelangelo, the setting in the painting, and use the chiaroscuro technique to enhance a painting of their own.
Biggest Mediterranean Islands
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the the a map and chart as they try to name all of the Mediterranean Islands represented in 4 minutes.
Students study European cities and label countries on a map, match cities to countries, and answer true and false questions. In this European cities lesson plan, students also guess the names of cities they see pictures of.
Small European Countries
Middle schoolers examine the advantages and disadvantages of being a very small European country in today's world. They locate each country on a map using the coordinates, discuss the governments of each country, and develop a list of advantages and disadvantages.