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In the wake of her recent passing, spend some time acquainting your class with the life of a woman who was highly influential in politics.
Students discuss what they know about reality television. In groups, they use new vocabulary words to match to its definition. They read an article and answer questions about reality television.
Students research current world political leaders, as well as the opinions of their supporters and critics, in order to create a "Present Political Leaders Hall of Fame" display for the classroom.
For this Aung San Suu Kyi worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Aung San Suu Kyi. Students complete 10 activities total.  
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 20 matching questions regarding post-Cold War Europe. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Restrictive or nonrestrictive, that is the question. When is it better to set off a clause with commas? After reading the definitions and looking at examples of these two types of clauses, young grammarians demonstrate their understanding by adding punctuation to 25 clause-filled sentences. An answer key is provided.
In this ESL worksheet, students read the given article and its presented vocabulary throughout.  Students respond to 51 short answer, matching, true/false, and fill in the blank questions.    
In this English worksheet, students read "German Election Turmoil," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.

New Review Althea Gibson

What would it like to be the first person to achieve something? Read about Althea Gibson, the first black tennis player to win a Grand Slam title, to win at Wimbledon, and more. Class members respond to questions to demonstrate their understanding of the text, and to connect the text to their own lives. An option to consider other pioneers is also provided.
How does one become a catalyst for change? What are the challenges faced by those who take a stand for change? What part do the arts play in cultural change? Using primary and secondary sources from the 1920s and 1930s, class members explore these questions and craft an essay that presents their reflections. The packet includes a brief plan but the real value is in the resources included. Provided are a resource list, a reflective essay writing assignment, rubric, and exemplary writing sample. In addition, templates for “Power Quotes,”  historic events, famous people, significant art and architecture, education issues, fads, fashions, literature, music, and radio shows are provided.
As we celebrate Women’s History Month, it’s important to show young women that various female historical figures paved very different ways to the history books.
Students explore the process Germany went through to reunify.  In this World History lesson, students complete numerous activities, including research, map and graph data and analyzing documents, to develop an understanding of the Reunification of Germany.
Students research women leaders and construct a dramatic panel in which these leaders compare and contrast their reigns.
Tenth graders identify causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution, analyze the benefits and negative consequences, describe the operation of British government, and identify British social and political reforms resulting from the Industrial Revolution.
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. 
Students survey the first decade in 2000. In this lesson, students read an article that highlights the beginning of the 2000 time era, then complete numerous activities that reinforce the reading, such as a vocabulary assignment, class discussion, a quiz, sentence starters and preparing a presentation.
The King of Rock'n Roll, Twiggy, William Beveridge? Sounds like its time to review events occurring after 1930. Kids play this fun Millionaire-style game to review common knowledge British trivia. This game would be a fun challenge for Brits and non Brits alike.
Students explore psychology by answering gender study questions. In this sexuality lesson, students discuss the stereotypes often referred to men and woman and what the truth is about their characteristics and abilities. Students complete a gender role worksheet and define vocabulary terms.
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting lesson! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their subject. Next, they research print and Internet sources for evidence of the subject's heroic actions.
Students engage in a debate about equality between men and women as a way to work on their conversational skills. The format of the debate is imbedded in this plan.

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