Evaluating Canadian Prime Ministers: John Diefenbaker vs. Lester B. Pearson
In this evaluating Canadian prime ministers worksheet, students exhibit their understanding of the personalities, political visions, and accomplishments of John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson as they complete a graphic organizer.
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John Brown: Hero or Villain?
"Love it or leave it." "You're either for us or against us." Rhetoric and it's polarizing effects are the focus of a lesson that uses John Brown's attack on Harper's Ferry as an exemplar. Groups examine primary source documents,...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Governmental Apology for the Aboriginal Experience—Canadian and World Studies
What constitutes an effective apology? After considering a series of scenarios, class members develop criteria for an effective apology and then use these indicators to evaluate Canada's Prime Minister Harper's apology to former...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Why do people create governments? Where did we get our ideas about government? This is a fantastic introductory lesson for your American government class that begins by reviewing the philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke in...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Movie Metaphors of Canadian Prime Ministers
Students research the life and public service record of various prime ministers and assign a movie title to each prime minister. Groups must agree on the movie assigned to each PM, and explain their reasoning for choice.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Breaking News English: Missing Australian PM
In this missing Australian Prime Minister worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Explore the backgrounds, qualifications, and platforms of the presidential candidates for the 2000 election. Though the lesson is outdated, the activities within the informational text could be good practice for your young learners as...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable