Execution of a King
In this Execution of a King worksheet, students use a word bank to fill in missing words in a paragraph, then create a poster, using guidelines, describing Charles I's execution in detail.
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Sophocles' Oedipus the King
Introduce your class to the Greek tragedy with a study of Sophocles’ Oedipus the King. Learners examine the features of a Greek tragedy, Sophocles’ achievements and contributions, and the universal themes that make the drama an enduring...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Article II: The Executive Branch- We the People Constitution Tour
Learners discover how protests and political activism has had a direct effect on the President of the United States in this unique instructional approach to the executive branch of government.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Ronald Reagan and Executive Power
Article II of the United States Constitution grants Presidents executive powers in areas of international conflict, domestic and foreign policy. Using examples drawn from Ronald Reagan's presidency, class members are asked to consider...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Absolutism: A Concept Formation Lesson
Rather than just memorizing and regurgitating a definition, your young historians will determine on their own what critical attributes the concept of absolutism entails! This excellent lesson plan involves analysis of a period portrait...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Tudors: Who, What, When and Why
It may sound like the making of a daytime soap opera, but it isn't. It is a timeline that describes the many wives, struggles, kings, queens, and explorers that made up the Tudor Dynasty. You can click on the timeline to progress through...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Search For King Richard III - The Archaeological Dig
The discovery of the remains of King Richard III in early 2013 sparked media attention all over the world. Take a walk through the archaeological site itself and learn about the process behind the excavation, from how the dig site was...
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History