Margaret Thatcher Teacher Resources
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The Legacy of Margaret Thatcher: The Iron Lady
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.
Follow the Leaders
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.
Post-Cold War Europe
In this online interactive world history worksheet, high schoolers answer 20 matching questions regarding post-Cold War Europe. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Commas with Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Elements
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.
Words in the News: Carol Thatcher Wins TV Show
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.
Individuals as Instruments of Change
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.
V for Vendetta: Modern Day Dystopia
Although V for Vendetta is also a graphic novel, this worksheet has scholars watch the film version, read an article about modern-day dystopia, and answer a set of questions. Definitely a challenging set of questions!
The Reunification of Germany
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.
Women Monarchs and Heads of State: World History, Women's Studies
Young scholars 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.
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.
Functionalist View of the Family
Any social science class studying functionalism and family may benefit from these eight pages of background information and activities. It does not include specific learning objectives, assessments, or rubrics, but it is a great source of lecture notes.
Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Life Since 1930
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.
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
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.
Conversation Lesson: Men and Women - Equal at Last?
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.
Students read a New York Times article in order to discuss leadership capabilities of women and to evaluate the legacy of the first woman Prime Minister. They create a "Museum of Famous Women Leaders."
Nelson Mandela's Birthday
Young scholars complete a variety of vocabulary-related activities with a focus on a news article about Nelson Mandela's 89th birthday. They read the article, define key vocabulary terms, identify the famous people mentioned in the text, answer comprehension questions, and complete comprehension worksheets.
Women Monarchs And Heads Of State
Students explore the rule of women throughout history. In this world history lesson plan, students participate in a panel discussion which requires them to share the strengths and weaknesses of selected women rulers.
The Interwar Years (1919-1938)
For this online interactive history quiz worksheet, learners respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Interwar Years of 1919-1938. Students may submit their answers to be scored.