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The National Folk Instrument of Norway - Activity
Students explore how artistry and craftsmanship in both the instrument maker and the musician creates the Hardanger Fiddle and the folk music tradition of Norway. This introductory instructional activity concludes with a video and worksheet (provided).
Twelve Wild Ducks (Norway)
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.
Map of Norway
In this geography of Norway worksheet, students color and label a map with major cities and physical features. Students need to do their own research.
The Scream by Edvard Munch
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 lesson 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.
Hitler's Sunken Secret
Young scholars 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, they discuss the issues surrounding ethics and making decisions.
Blind Date: 1066
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.
Underground Vault Protects World's Seeds
Learners 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 plan, 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.
Early Exploration of North America
Third graders "travel" from Europe to North America as Columbus did. They organize the information into chronoglogical order.
Trouble With Trolls
Students listen to The Trouble With Trolls and discuss fables. In this story elements lesson, students work on reading skills. Students participate in different reading activities.
The Coming of the Normans
For this Coming of the Normans worksheet, students fill in the blanks using a word bank, answer questions, and complete a table using the information presented.
Year 7 History- Medieval Realms
In this Medieval Realms worksheet, students fill-in the blanks and complete a graphic organizer with facts from the text presented.
Setting and Symbolism in A Doll's House
Learners analyze Ibsen's play, particularly its setting and symbolism. In small groups, they create collages related to symbols. They also research the life and times in Norway in 1879 and make a group oral presentation.
All questions in this Easter Sunday instructional activity involve the religious significance of the holiday. Learners 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.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Shakespeare's Macbeth. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Israel & Palestine: The Fight for Peace
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.
The Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree
In this language arts worksheet, students listen to a podcast about Trafalgar Square in London. They fill in the gaps on a cloze activity. Students match 7 adjectives with their subjects. They answer 8 comprehension questions.
In this Vikings worksheet, students read about the Vikings and the Viking Age and then answer the 15 questions in the packet. The answers are on the last page.
Snow Treasure: Marie McSwigan
Students read and discuss Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan.
Students participate in various social studies activities in correlation to William Shakespeare's Macbeth. In this Macbeth lesson, 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.
For this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Rachel Carson and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.