Scotland Teacher Resources
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What Do You Know About Scotland?
Students investigate global geography by researching the country of Scotland. In this cultural investigation lesson, students view images of Scotland on a computer and listen to audio interviews about Scottish citizens. Students identify "present perfect" tense and identify its use during interviews with Scottish people.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Scotland by Richard MacAndrew
Young scholars prepare to read Scotland by Richard MacAndrew. In this literature lesson, students participate in classroom activities that require them to discuss literature genres and predict the content of the book. Young scholars also respond to post-discussion questions after they have read the book.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Macbeth: PBS Video Teacher Quide
“O horror, horror, horror!” PBS has taken Macbeth out of Scotland! But fear not, for in this case “our fears do [not] make us traitors!” The teacher guide designed for this production has everything needed to stage a successful unit. Background materials, before and after viewing activities, writing prompts, discussion questions, and extensions are all part of a richly detailed plan.
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Test Your Research Skills- More Interesting Place Names in England, Scotland, and Wales
In this research skills worksheet, students examine a list of names of 20 towns and villages in England, Scotland, and Wales. They use an atlas of Great Britain to find any fake names and place a mark in the box next to it.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Fountain Pen Makes a Comeback in Scotland
Learners read and discuss a news article about a school in Scotland that is using fountain pens to write with. They answer article comprehension questions, participate in a discussion about the importance of handwriting, write their names in old style letter forms, and write a journal entry.
2nd - 12th English Language Arts
Words In The News: SNP Advocates Independent Scotland
Students research and study the independence of Scotland. They read articles about Scottish independence. Students explore key vocabulary words found in the news article. After reading about the Independence of Scotland, they complete worksheets.
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Destination - Scotland
Middle schoolers create a mind-map around a map of Scotland and listen as the teacher gives them basic information. In this geography lesson, students take a quiz about Scotland. Middle schoolers then complete a series of worksheets related to various aspects of Scotland after discussion with the teacher before each.
6th - 8th ESL & ELD
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Think counting sheep will put you to sleep? Not in this engaging activity! Scholars get a brief background on shepherds' methods of counting their sheep and the various ways sheep are kept and used. Learners get a geographical perspective on the original shepherding countries and learn the Celtic terms originally used to count a score of sheep.
3rd - 6th Math
In this world history worksheet, students read a brief history about William Wallace, the Guardian of Scotland. Following this story, students construct a timeline to show the key events in the life and times of Scotland's hero. They also describe why he was hated so much and why the Scottish people regarded him as a hero.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Persuasive Writing: Smoking Bans
Clear the air with this persuasive writing activity, in which middle schoolers investigate smoking bans. Helpful as a cross-curricular health instructional activity, the assignment prompts young learners to brainstorm reasons why people smoke and reasons why smoking is a bad health habit.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Individual Sports 1 - Final Exam
There are 50 questions on this final exam for individual sports. The sports covered in this class are: badminton, golf, weight training, and pickle ball. There are a few questions related to fitness. The questions are mostly multiple choice with some matching.
7th - 12th Physical Education
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