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Students explore current events by completing a list of worksheet activities. In this Libyan history lesson, students read a news article discussing the problems with Gaddafi in Libya and the effect it is having in the Middle East. Students complete true/false activities, word matches and other worksheet activities based on the articles.
In this Roman history learning exercise, students read an excerpt about Roman sea Power. Then they use the information from the story to respond to four short answer questions. In addition, students imagine that they are a Roman general briefing new soldiers who have never been to sea and describe how they should operate the corvus during battle.
The miracle of the rescue at Dunkirk comes alive in this five-day, integrated Language Arts/Social Studies lesson, a must-have for your curriculum library. Beautifully crafted and richly detailed, the lesson includes the reading passage, vocabulary list, close reading and discussion questions, writing prompts, graphic organizers, sample essays, and alternative assessments. Whether you use it as part of the study of World War II or as a model for close reading, this lesson has it all!
“It was a miracle.” Basil Heatter’s “The Long Night of the Little Boats,” which details the miraculous rescue of the British army from the shores of Dunkirk in 1940, is featured in a series of exercises that ask class members to read, re-read, paraphrase, and discuss the text before crafting an essay about the piece. Directions for teachers, guiding questions for readers, the annotated text, graphic organizers, and essay questions are all included in this comprehensive, richly detailed, five-day plan. Designed for middle school social studies classes, the resource could also be used in an ELA course. Worthy of a spot in your curriculum library.
Ocean explorers or mathematicians research the wreck of the CSS H.L. Hunley. They investigate the actual dimensions of the Hunley using math and measuring skills. Afterward, they sketch a large scale drawing of the submarine outdoors on the black top. Assessment questions and an answer key provided. Go deep with this lesson!
Here is a terrific series of lessons which detail America's rise to becoming a world power. Seventh graders create a newspaper that chronicles the important events during this time period. The papers contain information about the expansion of the US Navy, the annexation of Hawaii, the Spanish-American War, and the building of the Panama Canal. This impressive plan has everything you need for successful implementation.
This is a fun mapping activity that will have your class knowing the ins and outs of the battles in the War of 1812. Your young cartographers will not only plot decisive attacks, but will analyze their purpose, goals, and impact on citizens through answering guided questions. Discover why the British determined to attack certain locations and how the Americans vigorously defended the Chesapeake.
To expand or to isolate, a question every country must consider. Discover the effects of American expansionism and you'll find that while we did acquire new land, it came at a price. The Boxer Rebellion, Seward's Folly, our push into the Pacific, and the Spanish-American War are all thoroughly discussed. A great presentation!
During the first century of Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the government sent out a total of seven voyages into the Indian Ocean. Young historians will discuss, explain, role play, and compare the decisions made by rulers during the Ming dynasty. Background information, classroom activities, and a time line of each of the seven voyages is included.
During the Battle of Baltimore in the War of 1812, only 25% of the bombs and rockets fired at Fort McHenry actually reached their target. Using an interactive online simulation, combine your historical study with physics and discover why cannons were so inaccurate in early wars.
Young scholars identify and evaluate Korea's role in inventions in Asia. In this Korean Invention instructional activity, students complete a chart of innovations and discuss where they are from. Young scholars read about Korean inventions and complete a chart. Students discuss their findings and create a timeline of Korean inventions.