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Martin Luther King craft activity

Martin Luther King craft activity

Use these rainbow peace clouds and doves when commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, and reflecting on how words and actions can improve the world. Suitable for both primary and secondary students, this craft is a perfect response Students create their own cloud with dove, and write something that they dream about for the betterment of society. What's included: •Step-by-step directions with photographs •Templates with directions for running directly onto coloured paper •4 doves with Martin Luther King quotes about love •2 blank doves •Writing paper 'clouds' template with broken lines or solid lines, and blank, depending on the needs of your students. This is a simple craft that will enhance your display boards and engage students with civil rights and the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King in a meaningful way.
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NORTH KOREA Facts

NORTH KOREA Facts

North Korea fact sheets. Printable sheets that provide background information for students of all ages. Suitable as a supporting handout for class discussions about North Korea, the news and world politics in general.
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The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text explains how the Universal Declaration Of Human Rights was voted after the end of WWII. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a word search exercise. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
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Information and Technology - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

Information and Technology - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different discoveries, milestones and inventions when it comes to information and technology. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Proportional Representation

Proportional Representation

This detailed and engaging lesson includes an hour-long PowerPoint and worksheets. The lesson has three levels of difficulty to challenge all your students. Please note this is the US version of Voting / Electoral Systems. The UK version can be found below: https://www.tes.com/en-us/teaching-resource/voting-electoral-systems-11773125
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The Great Depression -- Primary Source Readings -- U.S. and World History

The Great Depression -- Primary Source Readings -- U.S. and World History

This is a compilation of key primary source readings for understanding the Great Depression of the 1930s and the New Deal in a U.S. History class. The packet includes the following primary source readings: 1. David Ricardo and the Theory of Competitive Advantage: From On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1817) 2. The Smoot-Hawley Tariff: Sen. Reed Smoot, Sen. John William "Elmer" Thomas 3. Economics of the Great Depression: John Maynard Keynes, Frederic Bastiat 4. A Study in Fascism: John T. Flynn's As We Go Marching (1944) 5. The Evolution of the Supreme Court During the New Deal: Schechter v. US (1935), Wickard v. Filburn (1942) 6. Roosevelt's Fireside Chat on the Economy (1938) Also contains: Research paper on the Great Depression with instructions, links and rubric Unit vocabulary list and two practice worksheets Note: These readings along with more than 90 others are included in my book Primary Source American History, along with three mock trials, two mock congresses and several dozen projects review worksheets. If you like this (or the free readings on my store), consider getting the complete set.
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Reagan-Carter Era Primary Source Readings

Reagan-Carter Era Primary Source Readings

This packet includes three groupings of primary source readings during the Carter and Reagan presidencies, a chapter vocabulary list (which corresponds with the Pearson Education's U.S. History books, with some supplemental terms), and a chapter review worksheet based on the vocabulary list. The primary source readings are on: The Iran Hostage Crisis: Declassified CIA memo on the 1953 Mossadegh coup (excerpts), Robert C. Ode's diary as a hostage (excerpts), Ayatollah Khomeini's rationale for keeping U.S. hostages (excerpts), President Carter's address to the nation on the crisis. Iran-Contra Affiar: Text of Boland Amendment, Robert Gates' 1984 Memo on Nicaragua, Reagan address to the nation on Nicaraguan Contra aid, Congressman Michael Barnes speech against Contra aid. Reaganomics: Reagan Library claims, Sen. Joseph Biden 1987 speech against Reaganomics, Murray Rothbard critique of Reaganomics. Each reading contains 8-11 document-based questions that could be used as an essay assignment or as separate questions requiring single paragraph responses. Each of these readings could be a solid homework assignment, sub plan, or class discussion (after students have read the documents). 29 pages total. Note: These readings along with more than 90 others are included in my book “Primary Source American History,” along with three mock trials, two mock congresses and several dozen projects review worksheets. If you like this (or the free readings on my store), consider getting the complete set.
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Mock Trial: The Tornado (A murder trial based upon Reuben "The Hurricane" Carter)

Mock Trial: The Tornado (A murder trial based upon Reuben "The Hurricane" Carter)

Mock trial for class of 12-31 students This mock trial is loosely based upon the facts of the case of Rubin “the Hurricane” Carter, and some of the actual grand jury testimony (modified slightly) in that case is used in this mock trial. I've used this mock trial for standard-level as well as honors-level high school students. Interestingly enough, the standard-level students get into the trial more fervently than the honors kids. Contains: 12 Witness profile sheets and instructions Attorney packets Judge profile sheet Jury worksheet Rubrics Map to Mass. State Social Studies Standards and Common Core Standards This mock trial is an accordion trial: You can do it with as few as a dozen students, and I've done it with as many as 31 students. For trials with small classes, I have drawn my juries from study hall volunteers, a larger “outside audience” which adds an incentive for students in my classes to take the trial seriously. Alternatively, you could just have a bench trial where the judge decides the case. There are certain witnesses that can be eliminated or consolidated for smaller classes, and they are marked as such, and you can adjust the number of attorneys on each side from 1-3 based upon the class size. - Thomas R Eddlem Note: This mock trial is part of my book "Primary Source American History," as are two of my other mock trials. If you like this (or the free readings on my store), consider getting the complete set by ordering the electronic book as well.
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Issues of the Trump Presidency -- Primary Source Readings

Issues of the Trump Presidency -- Primary Source Readings

This grouping of eight primary source U.S. history readings relate to current issues during the beginning months of the Trump Presidency. They don't involve President Trump directly, but are historical perspectives on the issues he's raised: international trade, multilateral trade agreements, sanctuary cities, infrastructure spending, immigration, and warrantless surveillance. 1. Alien Acts of 1798:Congressman Samuel Sewall, Congressman Albert Gallatin, Madison's Report of 1800, Maine Gov. John Baldacci's "sanctuary" declaration in 2005 2. Know-Nothing era immigration issues: Samuel Morse, Congressman John Smith Chipman 3. Immigration in the 1920s: Congressmen Percy Quin and William "Bourke" Cockran, Summary of Johnson-Reed Act 4. Infrastructure spending and the economy: John Maynard Keynes' "General Theory," Frederick Bastiat's "What is Seen and What Is Unseen" 5. International Trade: David Ricardo's Theory of Comparative Advantage from "On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation" 6. The Smoot-Hawley Bill and the Protective Tariff: Sen. Reed Smoot, Sen. John William “Elmer” Thomas 7. NAFTA Agreement: H. Ross Perot, Vice President Al Gore, President George H.W. Bush, Rep. David Dreier, Rep. Richard Gephardt, Rep. Helen Bentley 8. Intelligence and Privacy after 9/11: Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, President Barack Obama, Rep. Justin Amash, Sen. Tom Cotton, Sen. Dianne Feinstein These readings are a great way to teach U.S. history and link it to current events or teach current events in a deeper and more historical way!
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Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts, influential people and historical events. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
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