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Modern World Leaders Quiz #1

For Students 7th - 10th
How much does your class know about the past and present leaders of the modern world? This quiz provides the names of 12 world leaders and their countries for your learners to match. 
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Modern World Leaders Quiz

For Students 9th - 11th
To understand current events, one must know the players involved. Upper graders will match 12 of the world's current leaders to the country they preside over. Leaders on this list include, but are not limited to, Asif Ali Zardari, Barack...
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Rowan Atkinson: Famous People, ELL Assignment

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
This 13-page assignment was designed for English language learners. It includes a one-page reading on the comedic actor Rowan Atkinson and 10 activities/exercises that focus on listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary...
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World Leaders Vocabulary Multiple Choice Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this world leaders worksheet, students read the clues about world leaders. Students circle the correct definition for each word to complete the 16 examples.
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World Leaders: Biographical Data Form

For Students 6th - 9th
In this biographical data worksheet, students choose a person in history that has made a difference in their countries. Students write a short biography on the person they chose utilizing a biographical data outline.
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The Great Gatsby, 1920s, Famous People

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in the Great Gatsby Project Description. They research about famous people of the Jazz Age, prohibition, fashions in the 1920's and automobiles of that time period. Students share their findings with classmates.
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Famous People: Student Worksheet

For Students 6th - 9th
Older learners consider a list of famous people, and they fill in two columns; one in which they guess the celebrities' ages, and another where they look up their actual age.  They construct a graph by assigning one of the columns the x...
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Black History: Famous People, Movements, Events (Crossword Puzzle)

For Students 8th - 11th
If you want a light exercise to review 12 famous people, events, and movements in American history, with a focus on African-American history, this crossword puzzle may be useful. It requires familiarity with Rosa Parks, Martin Luther...
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Leading Scientist of the Scientific Revolution

For Students 6th - 8th
Quiz your class on how well they know the leading scientist of the scientific revolution. They answer seven multiple choice questions that require them to know each major contribution of each of the following scientists: Galileo, Newton,...
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Oceanographic Scientist

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Dive into this great video! An oceanographic scientist shares what she does as a scientist. She tells viewers what they can do to also prepare for a job in the ocean.
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Famous People in History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This is an introduction intended for grades 6-8 that focuses on famous people. It begins by asking learners to think about what makes a person famous. It shows various individuals in recent decades that have been considered famous, then...
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Famous People

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this report writing worksheet, students prepare to write a report about a famous person by using this chart to organize information. Students choose a famous person, research information, use the chart to organize notes and finally...
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Shout Science!

For Students 2nd - 7th Standards
A charming interactive comic book introduces readers to three lesser-known, yet pivotal, scientists from the Renaissance era. Their discoveries, which took place during the Scientific Revolution in Europe, are the basis for many of...
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Budgeting for Peace

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students explore world leader's quests for peace. In this world leader research lesson, students read a speech by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and view budget figures for the United States. Students work in groups to create an alternate...
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How One Scientist Averted a National Health Crisis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Between 1957 and 1962, thousands of infants born in Canada, Great Britain, and Germany had serious deformities due to thalidomide, a drug marketed to pregnant women as a mild sleeping aid and to relieve pregnancy nausea. However, the...
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The Woman Who Saved the U.S. Space Race (And Other Unsung Scientists)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Check out these Wonder Women! Introduce young scientists to some of the most amazing ladies the scientific community has seen. With stories from medicine, agriculture, and the Space Program, learners witness how women have played a...
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Leaders Who Were Noteworthy

For Students 8th - 10th
In this world leaders worksheet, students fill in a chart by telling what each of 13 world leaders is noteworthy for. They write about people who range from Queen Elizabeth II to Montezuma to President Lincoln.
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Total English Elementary: Famous People

For Students 4th - 6th
In this writing warm-up worksheet, students consolidate key vocabulary and use adjectives to respond to 4 multi-step questions which require them to describe famous people.
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Cristina Kirchner: Famous People (ELL Assignment)

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
This lengthy assignment for English language learners includes a one-page reading on the Argentinian president, Cristina Kirchner, and numerous activities/exercises that address listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary...
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Research Famous People in History

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A research project about famous people in history can be an interesting, and motivating assignment for students.
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Famous People of Japan: Literature, Politics, Film, Television, Sports, and the Imperial Family

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research biographical information about a famous Japanese, investigating how this person has impacted Japanese and American culture. Students then create an oral report and technological presentation based on the research.
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Famous People

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discuss character and character traits that people admire and do not admire. They research people who have made significant contributions to society using the Internet, encyclopedia and library to determine...
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The Earth Scientist Project

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Pairs of learners choose an earth scientist from an extensive list. They collect information by researching online or in books about the childhood, education, and major contributions made by their chosen scientist. When they present...
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The Most Groundbreaking Scientist You've Never Heard Of

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Nicolas Steno invented stratigraphy, compared the anatomy of various animals, broke ground for geology and evolutionary theory—and yet he is not often mentioned in the history books. Learn more about the scientists who laid the...

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