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The Vikings! - Crash Course World History 224
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The only thing your high schoolers may know about Vikings is that they wore horns on their helmets—and according to a Crash Course World History video, that's not even true! Watch a short description of Vikings as tradesmen rather than...
The Barbarian Invasions: The Migration Period in Europe 300-700 CE
7th - 9th
The Vandals, The Goths, and Saxons - sounds like a line-up for a punk show. But it's not! These are some of the Barbarian tribes that moved into Europe at the fall of the Roman Empire. This clear presentation describes several key...
What's Changed? Determining the Difference between a Viking House and a Contemporary One
3rd - 5th
In this comparison worksheet, students examine a picture of a house from Viking times. They determine as many differences as they can between a home from that time period with a contemporary one. They write the differences below the...
The Children of Eric the Red Explore the West: The Norsemen Encounter Indigenous People of North America
5th - 8th
Students read about Viking exploration and complete activities based on the Indigenous people they encountered. In this Viking exploration lesson plan, students compare and contrast stories, write a character sketch, and more.
Government in Britannia from the Romans to Modal Parliament
9th - 11th
This history presentation covers the key players, shifts in government, and social changes that occurred with the end of Roman Britain to the development of Parliament in the 14th century. A great tool to aid you in explaining this...
How the Normans Changed the History of Europe
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did the coastline of France become known as Normandy? Pupils investigate the rise and fall of the Normans and their impacts on European history and culture. They analyze the invaders of France using a short video clip and scholar-led...
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
How To Train Your Dragon: Novel Study
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHeroes appear in unexpected places. This is true about Hiccup, a character in How to Train Your Dragon. Scholars use a novel study to learn how a useless and weak dragon reveals his brilliance. The resource includes 10 new vocabulary...
Introduction To the Unit on ???the Age of European Explorers???
4th - 8th
Young scholars study the reasons why the various groups of explorers set off for foreign lands. They examine the chronological order of explorers including the Vikings, Columbus, the Spanish , the English, Dutch and French explorers and...
All Together Now: Collaborations in Poetry Writing
Pre-K - 5th
Have your elementary learners listen to poems for rhythm and rhyming, and then work together to write one line of a poem. They will complete a practice worksheet for rhythm and rhyming before writing their original poem. This is a great...
The Adverse Effects of Birth Control on the Female Anatomy
9th - 12th
Focus on terminology of the female anatomy and the various functions of each organ with a study on the pros and cons of birth control effects. This lesson plan provides a list of strategies to teach this concept for both female and male...
Design That Makes a Difference: Focus on Shelters and Water
9th - 11th
Students analyze three different types of temporary shelters and their designs for environmental factors. In this shelter design lesson plan, students analyze how designers address environmental problems for homeless or refugees....
Philanthropy in History Lesson 3: Self-sufficiency And the Community
3rd - 5th
Students study the characteristic of self-sufficiency in people that lived during Colonial times. They investigate the contemporary movement of Habitat for Humanity. They listen to the story of Donald Hall's, The Oxcart Man and write a...
Magic Words, Magic Brush: The Art of William Butler and Jack Yeats
10th - 12th
Learners explore the influence of the landscape of Ireland on shaping the poetry of William Butler Yeats. They work in groups researching the growth of the Irish Nationalist Movement, Celtic origins, invasions, and the impact on the...