Oliver Cromwell Teacher Resources
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In this online interactive history activity, students respond to 7 short answer questions about Oliver Cromwell. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive activity.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 46 multiple choice questions about Oliver Cromwell. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this Oliver Cromwell instructional activity, students read about the life, career and death of Oliver Cromwell. They learn about the Second English War and how the Commonwealth of England was established. They then answer 14 questions pertaining to the information they just read. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
Oliver Cromwell: Hero or Villain?
In this Oliver Cromwell instructional activity, students read 10 facts about Cromwell and label each "hero" or "villain" depending on which each given fact supports.
What Kind of Man Was Oliver Cromwell?
In this British history worksheet, learners determine what Lover Cromwell's aims were when he made his expedition to Ireland in 1649 as they read primary sources and expository text to answer 6 short answer questions based on the Irish Rebellion and Cromwell's involvement.
Reading Comprehension Quiz: Oliver Cromwell
An excerpt from a Wikipedia article about Oliver Cromwell provides an opportunity for high schoolers to test their reading comprehension and literacy skills. In order to be successful on this quiz, readers must not only practice close reading strategies, but they must also use the links provided to gather the additional information required by the questions. An answer key is provided.
John Milton and Paradise Lost
High schoolers read one of his minor poems but focus on Paradise Lost. They apply historical criticism to the poem and note the parallel between the Biblical references and the politics of Oliver Cromwell.
Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector of England Hero or Villain?
In this Oliver Cromwell worksheet, students fill in 10 blanks on the graphic organizer provided. Before each blank is a fact about Oliver Cromwell for students to read and determine to be the act of a hero or villain.
Historical Pairs, Local Heroes: Oliver Cromwell
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 8 matching questions about Oliver Cromwell. Students may check their answers instantly.
The Restoration & Glorious Revolution
Hmmmm, sounds like a war is a brewing! To let you in on all the players involved, we have a simple, image-driven slide show. Each of the absolute monarchs that fought for power during the English Civil War are introduced, along with a bit of personal information for added fun. You'll meet King James I & II, King Charles I & II, Oliver Cromwell, and William and Mary.
Cromwell and the English Civil War
For this Oliver Cromwell and English Civil War study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the time period in English history and then respond to a reflection question.
England Without a King
In this English history worksheet, students investigate what life was like in England during Civil War period and the type of leader Oliver Cromwell was. Once students have the brief descriptions, they answer 6 short answer questions based on it.
England Under Cromwell: A World Turned Upside Down
In this Cromwell's reign worksheet, students read the information detailing Cromwell's reign and then complete questions over their reading.
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 21 fill in the blank questions regarding early monarchies. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Monarchs of England 1500-1700
In this online interactive history quiz learning exercise, students respond to 14 matching questions where they match the years of reign to the appropriate monarchs. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Great Leaders of the World Word Search
In this great leaders of the world word search worksheet, 9th graders locate the names of 18 world leaders hidden in the puzzle. They search for names such as Peter the Great, Ivan the Terrible, and Genghis Khan.
The king, the crown and the colonel: How did Thomas Blood try to steal the crown jewels in 1671?
Learners investigate Thomas Blood's attempt to steal the crown jewels. For this investigative lesson, students use four different primary sources to answer questions about how Thomas Blood tried to steal the crown jewels.
Lincoln is in the House! ("Name-Dropping" Poems and the Power of Connotation)
“What’s in a name?” Just about everything. Barack Obama, Vincent van Gogh, Justin Bieber. Famous names evoke a multitude of reactions and poets often use the names of famous people in their works precisely because names carry connotations that give added depth to their poems. After examining several “Name-Dropping” poems, class groups search for other examples, present their findings to the class, and then craft their own examples. The richly detailed plan includes suggestions for research sites, famous musicians, artists, and political figures to use as subjects, and writing prompts. Worthy of a place in your curriculum library.
This lesson has it all, primary source documents, an interactive trade game, clear teacher background information, and sailing to the West Indies chance cards. You will play, trade, and live out the experiences of early colonists in order to foster an understanding of triangular trade and English trade regulation occurring during the American Revolution. Fifth grade Social Studies is in the bag!
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