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Comparing the Magna Carta and English Bill of Rights with the U.S. Bill of Rights

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Just how alike are some historical documents? Discover the similarities between the Magna Carta and the United States Bill of Rights in a fast-paced activity. Historians learn the importance of both documents and the lasting impact they...
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The Magna Carta

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A passage about the Magna Carta provides readers with an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to identify the main idea and supporting ideas in an article.
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Magna Carta: Cornerstone of the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use the Internet to read a brief description of Magna Carta (link provided). They "walk through" the document with the teacher, identifying four major themes. Students read and discuss "The Rhetoric of Rights: Americans...
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Law 12 - Law and Society

For Students 11th - 12th
Law and society go hand-in-hand, explore the  law as it pertains to social impact throughout history. Here are 20 excellent questions that have learners examine law from the code of Hammurabi, to Napoleonic law and the Magna Carta....
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Is the Charter Great? An Analysis of the Magna Carta

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read excerpts from Magna Carta, complete worksheet question relating to Magna Carta, discuss three limitations to King's power highlighted, identify comparable idea in United States Constitution, and complete remainder of...
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Magna Carta Student Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this individual rights instructional activity, students read a 1-page selection as well as Internet articles about the Magna Carta and then respond to 8 short answer questions.
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Do the Research! King John Forced to Sign Magna Carta

For Students 4th - 5th
In this research worksheet, students use the Internet or other sources to find information about King John and the Magna Carta. Students answer 4 general short essay questions.
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Feudalism and the Magna Carta

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students compare the Magna Carta and the Bill of Rights. In this historical comparison lesson, students examine primary sources of three significant historical documents. Students create a chart in a compare and contrast format, then...
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The End of the Middle Ages

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Middle Ages worksheet, students use a text (not provided) to fill in blanks and answer extended response questions with evidence or support for their answers. There are five major areas covered, including the Crusades, Hundred...
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Colonial Influences

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Peruse a comprehensive and succinct resource on the major principles of the United States Constitution, such as rule of law, due process, and limited resources. Worksheets and activities allow learners to not only examine these big...
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The Effect of Magna Carta

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Magna Carta worksheet, students complete the chart about who the Magna Carta helps. Students fill out the chart for the church, barons, knights, and peasants.
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Government in Britannia from the Romans to Modal Parliament

For Teachers 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...
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Final Regents Review: The Middle Ages

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A thorough and engaging look at the Medieval time period in Europe, this presentation includes photographs of guild crests, illuminated manuscripts, and historical documents. When coupled with a class discussion on Charlemagne and the...
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English Constitutional Monarchy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Whether you are teaching British Literature, British History, or are simply interested in the history of English politics, this presentation takes the viewer on a journey through 600 years of England's royal and political upheavals....
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Baseball Challenge: Social Studies TCAP

For Teachers 6th
Using a baseball theme, this presentation provides a review of social studies topics covered in sixth grade. Students play a game in which they score based on the answers to various questions involving Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, map...
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What Experiences Shaped the Founders' Thinking about Government?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study the ideas and experiences that shaped the founding fathers' perspective about government. In this the government lesson plan, students examine the Articles of Confederation as they relate to the power of government....
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Big Ideas that Changed the World: Democracy (Part 1/5)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Democracy - "use it or lose it" is the point of view of this British narrator as he explores the history and development of this big idea that changed the world. Part one of the five-part series explores the challenges to democracy...
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Magna Carta

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate the history of England by researching the Magna Carta.  In this World History lesson, students read about the problems between King John and The Pope in the early 13th century.  Students read about the Magna Carta...
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Foundations of the Constitution

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the Magna Carta and the Mayflower Compact.
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Roots of the Documents of Freedom

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine and analyze various excerpts from documents of freedom such as Magna Carta and Virginia Declaration of Rights, identify how documents influenced each other, and discuss ideas and rights necessary to build representative...
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Our Political Beginnings: Ch 1

For Students 8th
Quiz your middle schoolers on the political beginnings of American government. They will answer 5 matching and 5 multiple choice questions. Great as a quiz, homework, or comprehension questions.
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The Fall of Rome and the Beginning of the Middle Ages

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A major turning point in world history is the focus of this presentation. Rome has fallen, and with its descent comes the Dark Ages. With pictures, maps, and important information about the Middle Ages, this slideshow would be a great...
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Understanding the Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students work in groups to do a document analyxix of several documents. Students view the Martin Luther King speech, "I Have a Dream." They discuss the Battle of Saratoge. Students give a personal view of the reason the Declaration of...
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Sample Test: Law, Past & Present

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
From the Magna Carta. Code of Hammurabi, and common law to today's special interest groups and law enforcement agencies, test your young historians on the evolution of the rule of law in society with this multiple choice assessment.

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