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How exciting! To break an evil spell that was cast on her 12 older brothers, a princess must face frightening trials and dangers. Youngsters build literacy and comprehension skills as they read a fun fairy tale from Norway. After reading the passage they answer two thinking questions that are intended to help them connect to the text.
After King Edward the Confessor died, there were three men seeking his throne: Harold of Wessex, WIlliam of Normandy, and Harold Hardrada. They are all contestants in this 1066 version of Blind Date (for the throne). In this Game Show, kids will review their history by hearing the host question each king and then respond to their answers. Perfect for grades 6-8.
Who doesn't love the painting The Scream? It's so unusual that it draws kids into a whole new space. Use the guiding questions and art-based activities included in the instructional activity to give learners a deeper understanding of Edvard Munch, his famous piece of art, and visual literacy. Activities include compare and contrast, a Photoshop project, and a study of facial expressions and emotion in art.
Students discuss what heavy water is and why the Allied forces were afraid of the Axis stockpiling it. During the video, they complete a worksheet about the sinking of the "Hydro". After watching, they brainstorm a list of reasons supporting or disagreeing with the decision to sink the ferry with civilians onboard. To end the lesson plan, they discuss the issues surrounding ethics and making decisions.
Students share ideas about keeping things safe, then read a news article about a huge vault built to store billions of seeds. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
All questions in this Easter Sunday worksheet involve the religious significance of the holiday. Students complete twelve activities such as phrase matching, fill in the blanks, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and descriptive writing. There are four assignments to provide creative and research based extension work.
Young researchers explore the history of the peace process in the Middle East. They write a paper about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and view the video Israel and Palestine: The Fight for Peace. They discuss the events leading up to the current violence in the Middle East.
Students participate in various social studies activities in correlation to William Shakespeare's Macbeth. In this Macbeth lesson plan, students study maps of Scotland, England, and Norway to identify locations mentioned in Macbeth. Students research the countries online and discuss the people and customs. Students research British kings and queens and make a list of kingly graces. Students complete a comparison of the Parliament and U.S. Congress.