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The Vikings! - Crash Course World History 224
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...
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What's Changed? Determining the Difference between a Viking House and a Contemporary One
In this comparison activity, 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...
3rd - 5th
The Children of Eric the Red Explore the West: The Norsemen Encounter Indigenous People of North America
Learners 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.
5th - 8th
The Barbarian Invasions: The Migration Period in Europe 300-700 CE
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...
7th - 9th
Government in Britannia from the Romans to Modal Parliament
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...
9th - 11th
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
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.
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction To the Unit on ???the Age of European Explorers???
Students 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 make a...
4th - 8th
All Together Now: Collaborations in Poetry Writing
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...
Pre-K - 5th
Magic Words, Magic Brush: The Art of William Butler and Jack Yeats
Students 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...
10th - 12th
The Adverse Effects of Birth Control on the Female Anatomy
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...
9th - 12th
Writing Prompts: Content-Area Paragraph and Creating a Topic Sentence
In this content-area writing prompt learning exercise, middle schoolers sharpen their writing skills as they select 1 of 4 listed content-area writing prompts to complete. Students respond to 6 questions that require them to write topic...
6th - 8th