In this rulers in history worksheet, students read a date span and choose from 4 rulers who were in power somewhere in the world during this time in history. Despite the title, this is a history worksheet.
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Linda R. Monk, Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution - Grade 8
“We the people . . .” Thus begins the Preamble to the Constitution. Using a close reading approach, class members examine an excerpt from Linda Monk’s article that traces how the interpretation of these words has evolved. Some of your...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Primary Source Analysis: 95 Theses Excerpts
By reviewing and analyzing these nine selected points from Martin Luther's 95 Theses, your young historians will discern the major tenets of the revolutionary challenge made against the Catholic Church in the seventeenth century. This is...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule...
9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing an Argument
How do you read non-fiction, informational text? How do you recognize the rhetorical devices a writer is using? How do you determine the tone of such a document? Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address provides a perfect vehicle for learners...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Drafting Board: Student Expression
Are wearing t-shirts with logos at school a form of self-expression, and therefore protected speech? After considering two conflicting claims, writers craft an essay that uses evidence drawn from provided materials to support one of the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Latin Roots cern, jur, leg: Advanced Vocabulary Quiz
A bank of 12 words derived from Latin roots cern, jur/jus, and leg scaffolds this exercise for learners who situate the words in challenging sentences. Makes a nice cross-curricular supplement to social studies and law. Quiz results can...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
A GHG Challenge for Northerners
Students analyze, prioritize, and present their interpretations of a GHG Challenge. After reviewing background materials on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and Suzuki's Nature Challenge, students work in small groups to create a...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts