Prehistoric England Teacher Resources
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New Review Prehistoric Art
Know the difference between BC and BCE? How about AD and CE? Introduce art history students to important dating conventions, abbreviations, and terms they need to know as they begin their study of Prehistoric art with a visually stimulating PowerPoint.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads
Discovering Prehistoric People of Wisconsin
Students list the characteristics of the four main groups of prehistoric people of Wisconsin. They compare the characteristics of the groups of to determine the chronological order of existence in Wisconsin.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Virginia Colony and England
Students identify how cultural landscapes reflect beliefs, customs, and architecture of people living in those areas. Then they identify that Virginia developed a unique culture different from that of England. Students also research places in the early colony of Virginia that illustrate how the culture of Virginia reflected American Indian, African, and European origins.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Narrative of the Captivity Close Reading
The instructor models close reading, read aloud, think aloud, and text marking strategies before class members tackle Mary White Rowlandson's story of her experiences and reflections on the time spent as a captive during King Philip's War. The focus here is on investigating the Biblical allusions and historical references to better understand Rowlandson's narrative.
11th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Dinosaurs Here Yesterday Gone Today
Students take a pre-test to show their prior knowledge of dinosaurs. Using the internet, they reasearch the time period in which they roamed the Earth. Focusing on the area of Connecticut, they compare and contrast the large and small dinosaurs in which bones were found.
5th - 8th Science 4 Views 25 Downloads
Reading Literature - The Ruin
Cross-comparison, the technique of focusing on two different texts with the same themes, motifs, events, etc., is employed in an exercise that asks groups to examine two different translations of “The Ruin,” a poem, written in Old English, included in the Exeter Book of Anglo-Saxon poetry.
11th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fossil Fuels (Part III), The Geology of Coal
Do not overlook this set of lessons just because your school does not have a data analysis system. There is plenty of material here to administer a complete mini unit on the formation, distribution, and properties of coal. Since it played a major role in our history and is one our country's most used sources of energy, it is desirable to teach earth scientists about this natural resource.
8th - 12th Science 20 Views 45 Downloads
Ancient East/West Enigma, Hypothesis on Antiquity, The Search for a Beginning
Students identify Neolithic cultures in South East Asia and China, possibly precursors to the ancient civilizations being compared. In this world history lesson plan, students construct a presentation of a group hypothesis based on information learned as to why the Minoans could or could not be the same people group of the Shang Dynasty.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 30 Downloads
Inference by Analogy
Middle schoolers practice making inferences by using analogies. Using items found in a Native American site, they infer the meaning of them using settlers' accounts and illustrations. They explain why archaeologists use ethnohistoric analogies.
6th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 198 Downloads
Ben Franklin and the Rising Americans
Students prepare for and learn through a walking tour of Philadelphia. In this history instructional activity, students support their studies with a field trip. This instructional activity could be adapted to suit regions with other historic places or museums.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 11 Views 62 Downloads
Energy Generating a Culture: Early American Coal Miners and Coal Mining Culture
Students calculate how much coal they use based on their electric power usage. In this environmental science lesson, students trace the history of coal mining in US. They write a letter to USPS to encourage them to create coal mining stamps.
6th - 10th Language Arts 16 Views 83 Downloads