Who were the Vikings? -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Who were the Vikings? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text narrates the history of the Vikings from their very first raid to the coast of Northumbria to their assimilation in the broader Christendom in the 11th century. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, comprehension questions, a definitions match, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
MariaPht
Ancient History Big Bundle!

Ancient History Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS EACH OF THE ANCIENT HISTORY KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS, IN ADDITION TO THE ANCIENT HISTORY POINTLESS GAMES! The clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following ancient history topics: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; The Romans. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). Based on the popular game show, the ‘Pointless’ games are perfect for use as whole lesson resources, enrichment options, or revision tools. The games are editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. Each game contains around 25 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions and they are effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Romans, Ancient Egyptians, and Ancient Greeks. The nature of the games ensures that the resources can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following ancient history topics: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; The Romans. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Romans Pointless Game!

Romans Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless,’ this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing 24 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Romans. Round 1. Roman Leaders/ Emperors Round 2. Places in the Roman Empire Round 3. Key Dates Round 4. Objects and Ideas in Roman Times Round 5. Roman Words The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
American Theme writing templates

American Theme writing templates

Sometimes what kids need is something interesting to engage them in their writing. Try out these templates for kids to write on a hang their work on the wall afterwards for all to see. They are as flexible as the instructions you give your students. You can use many of them at other times through the school year, or as an end-of-year activity. There are 7 template pages to give some variety to your students. newmind.pt All artwork is licensed — www.graphicstock.com
mason_neil1
The Romans Knowledge Organiser!

The Romans Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising knowledge relating to the Romans. It contains comprehensive sections on: Roman Empire map (annotated); Roman Leaders and Emperors; Roman timeline; Roman places and landmarks; Roman daily life. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). It is most suitable for children in KS2 and KS3.
TandLGuru
Ancient Greece Knowledge Organiser!

Ancient Greece Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising knowledge relating to the Ancient Egyptians. It contains comprehensive sections on: Ancient Greece map (annotated); Ancient Greek Gods; Ancient Greece timeline; Ancient Greek people; Ancient Greek places; Ancient Greek daily life. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). It is most suitable for children in KS2 and KS3.
TandLGuru
KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following topics: World War II; Ancient Egypt; The Solar System; Tudors and Stuarts; The Rainforest; The Romans; Ancient Greece. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Ancient Egypt Knowledge Organiser!

Ancient Egypt Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising knowledge relating to the Ancient Egyptians. It contains comprehensive sections on: Ancient Egyptian socal structure (with diagram); Ancient Egyptian pharaohs; Ancient Egyptian gods; Ancient Egyptian places; Ancient Egyptian objects and occupations. Ancient Egyptian timeline. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). The resource is most suitable for children in KS2 or KS3.
TandLGuru
Reading comprehensions Collection

Reading comprehensions Collection

This is a collection of some of my favourite reading comprehension activities, available as a bundle at a heavily discounted price. This will provide enough comprehensions and activities to last for a whole year of guided reading activities, ideally for children in Years 5 and 6.
Richardtownend1978
9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of U.S. Wars? Want a way to make World War II or the Civil War a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms: Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room Civil War Escape Room Pearl Harbor Escape Room Vietnam Escape Room World War I Escape Room World War II Escape Room War of 1812 Escape Room Battle of Bunker Hill Escape Room French and Indian War Escape Room This 9 pack bundle of U.S. Wars Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about U.S. involvement in different wars like Wolrd War I or Pearl Harbor! This is the perfect resource to introduce the topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various U.S Wars. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room Check out the individual previews and products for more specific information!
lisaf5005
ANZAC Day Jeopardy Quiz Game

ANZAC Day Jeopardy Quiz Game

This fun and engaging game is the perfect way to review, study or reflect with your class on ANZAC day I typically put the class into small groups and ask a member of the group to choose a color and number. That is the question that they have to answer. If correct they get one point. Then I move to the next group. Alternatively the whole class answers and then we tally up the points to get a winner. I run it on an interactive whiteboard but would be equally successful on a projector, computer or TV screen. Alternatively it could be run for an individual student on their own device. When you start the game press the shuffle button to randomize the questions ensuring that no game is ever the same. This means that this Jeopardy game can be used multiple times with the one class as it is different every time. Once you have unzipped the file you will find a PowerPoint Macro Show. To run the game double click the file and make sure you say “yes” to running macros. If you do not the questions will not shuffle correctly. I have tested on a PC but it should work on other devices. If this is your first time with Macros let me know by personal message and I am happy to answer all your questions.
Kiwilander
WORLD HERITAGE SITE - WHAT HAPPENED TO THE 2 GIANT BUDDHAS OF AFGHANISTAN?

WORLD HERITAGE SITE - WHAT HAPPENED TO THE 2 GIANT BUDDHAS OF AFGHANISTAN?

Here is a unit that creates student interest and opportunity for class discussion about the need to maintain and protect World Heritage Sites. You will see that the material within this standalone unit cuts across curriculum topics of history (Buddhism/building phase); geography (environment/location), religion (Buddhism/Islam) and slots into studies of World Heritage sites. This unit touches on historical trade routes (The Silk Road) and provides an opportunity to reflect on the current political insecurity of Afghanistan. Despite widespread objections the Taliban of Afghanistan reduced the Giant Buddhas to rubble. In 2003, two years after their destruction UNESCO listed the caverns which once contained the giant Buddhas as “endangered sites”. So why did the destruction occur? Follow the process and allow opportunity for discussion and debate. The attached worksheet provides opportunity for a fill-in activity.
KPolkinghorne
MACHU PICCHU -INCA RUINS IN THE HIGH ANDES OF PERU - WORLD HERITAGE  SITE PART 1

MACHU PICCHU -INCA RUINS IN THE HIGH ANDES OF PERU - WORLD HERITAGE SITE PART 1

This location creates and promotes student interest. Machu Picchu is a unique place with a unique history. This standalone unit cuts across curriculum disciplines of environment, location, geography and history. It can extend knowledge of South America. The addition of fill-in worksheets in colour and/or black and white give you the opportunity to use this material in flexible ways. It can be used as a screen presentation promoting observation and in class discussion. It can be used as a combination screen and individual student activity using the three black and white or colour fill-in handout pages. In terms of curriculum this unit will expand global locational knowledge. It is part of a series that will explore locations with World Heritage listing - some well known and some less known. Students having an interest in discoveries and scientific archaeology will find this location appealing. Machu Picchu is a significant World Heritage site. It is also included on many lists as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Take your students into the thin air of the Andes and visit these Inca ruins. Be prepared to be impressed.
KPolkinghorne
The Yanomami Tribe

The Yanomami Tribe

Living in the rainforests and mountains of northern Brazil and southern Venezuela, the Yanomami are the largest relatively isolated tribe in South America. Today their population stands at around 32,000 and their territory covers 9.6 million hectares, twice the size of Switzerland. These worksheets help the students to explore the set up of the Yanomami village, the daily lives and rolls of the girls/mothers and boys/fathers, as well as investigating the use of paint to decorate their faces and bodies.
WillsonEducation
The Quechua Tribe

The Quechua Tribe

High in the Andes Mountains of South America live the Quechua tribe. They live by farming potatoes, barley and maize, as well as other crops. They keep cattle, sheep, chickens and…llamas. Llamas are close cousins of camels, minus the hump, and come in very handy for riding and carrying heavy loads. These worksheets have the students explore how llamas and the Quechua Tribes have adapted to their environment and how, with our changing climate, the llamas and Quechue could continue to adapt.
WillsonEducation
The Matses Tribe

The Matses Tribe

Around 2,200 Matsés live on the Peru-Brazil frontier in the Amazon rainforest. The international boarder that splits their home is the Yaquerana River and it runs through the heart of their land. To the Matsés the streams, floodplains and white-sand forests make up an ancestral territory that is shared by the entire tribe. These worksheets have the students look closely at the acate green tree frog which, as well as being a culinary delicacy, are used to increase hunting ability. Additionally the students investigate an oil company who are exploring the Matses’s land to drill.
WillsonEducation
The Matmata People

The Matmata People

Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia with a population of about 2,226 who live in traditional underground structures. This type architecture is based on localized needs and construction materials, and reflecting local traditions. It evolves over time to reflect the environmental, cultural, technological and historical content in which it exists. These methods can often be dismissed as crude and unrefined. These worksheets have the students explore the Matmata People’s homes and debate whether having a Star Wars picture filmed at the location would have a positive ro negative affect on their lives.
WillsonEducation
The Kayapo Tribe

The Kayapo Tribe

The Kayapo are the indigenous people of Brazil. They live in the plains of the Mato Grosso and Para south of the Amazon Basin and along the Rio Xingu and its tributaries. They call themselves ‘Mebengokre’, which translates to ‘people of the wellspring’. These worksheets have the students explore the Kayapo’s beliefs, examine the differences and simalarities between us and them, as well as giving them an opportunity to research the tribe by answering their peers questions about them
WillsonEducation
The Chagga People

The Chagga People

The Chagga people have lived on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro for hundreds of years, they believe the mountain is holy and treat it with respect. However, since the area was given National Park status in 1970 there has been a sharp increase in hikers. These worksheets have the students imagining they run a local primary school, however the families struggle to afford the uniforms, shoes, books and lunches which result in many children not attending. Their task is to decide how best to use aid money to help try double attendance to the school.
WillsonEducation
The Awa Tribe

The Awa Tribe

The most endangered tribe in the world live deep in the Amazon rainforest, they are an ancient group of around 400 who carry everything they own; their children, their weapons and their pets. These people are so close to being wiped out forever that they are kept safe, away from the modern world. As a result, very few people have ever met the Awá. These worksheets have the students gather information from a video and use it to explain the plight and rescue of the Awa Tribe.
WillsonEducation
Living On An Island

Living On An Island

To live on a tropical island under tall palm trees with the white sand between their toes, surrounded by the clear blue sea is many people’s dream, however to many it is a reality – with the trials which come with such places. These worksheets and activities look specifically at The Pitcairn People.
WillsonEducation
Living In The Rainforest

Living In The Rainforest

Alongside the numerous animals which call the rainforest home there are about 1.5 million people, and they have been there for thousands of years. They are able to get everything from the forest including their food, homes, clothes, medicines and more. In return, the rainforest is treated with great respect, making sure no harm is done to it. These worksheets and activities look specifically at The Kayapo Tribe, The Yanomami Tribe, The Matsés Tribe and The Awá Tribe.
WillsonEducation
Living In The Mountains

Living In The Mountains

Amazingly around 500 million people live on mountains – that’s about a tenth of the Earth’s population. So how do these people learn to live and survive such harsh conditions? These worksheets and activities look specifically at The Chagga People, The Sherpa People and The Quechua Tribe
WillsonEducation
Living In The Arctic

Living In The Arctic

The polar opposite of living on a tropical island, the idea of living in the arctic is not most people’s idea of home. With no vegetation or natural shelter it is hard to believe that some do call this landscape home and overcome the harsh conditions. These worksheets and activities look specifically at The Inuit People
WillsonEducation
Living In The Savannah

Living In The Savannah

The savannah alternates between wet and dry seasons and for each special skills are needed to survive. Vegetation is sparse while dangers are many but tribes are still found in these areas. These worksheets and activities look specifically at The Maasai Tribe
WillsonEducation
Living In The Desert

Living In The Desert

Living in the deserts is incredibly hard but a staggering 650 million people live there – that’s 13% of the world’s population! They have perfected ways to keep cool and to find water where there is seemingly none. These worksheets and activities look specifically at The San People and The Matmata People
WillsonEducation
Living In The City

Living In The City

Shanty towns can be found in on the outskirts of many large cities especially in LEDCs. The people living here have to contend with harsh environments with access to little clean water, electricity and struggle to get jobs and capital. These worksheets have the students consider which elements are most important for survival, how they would trade with others and work with local authorities to better their lives
WillsonEducation
What Is An Indigenous Tribe?

What Is An Indigenous Tribe?

These worksheets highlight to students how many indigenous tribes can be found around the world and where. The pattern of their location and choice of environment are discussed also
WillsonEducation
Creating Your Own Tribe

Creating Your Own Tribe

Here is a chance for your students to get a little creative. In groups they need to use information they have gathered from studying tribes to create their own. A spider diagram is provided to help them include as much information as possible
WillsonEducation
Mongolia (country study)

Mongolia (country study)

Let’s get to know <strong>Mongolia</strong>! This worksheet includes 15 pages with a wide variety of activities and exercises about Mongolia. The resource has informative exercises about the things that Mongolia is famous for, such as the Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, grasslands, nomads and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. <strong>Overview: </strong> Page 1: Mongolia in pictures Page 2-3: Introduction Page 4: History Page 5-6: Genghis Khan Page 7-8: Mongolian Culture Page 9-10: Kazakhs Page 11-12: Attractions Page 13-14: Mongolian Wildlife Page 15: Reflection The answers and an answer sheet are included. <strong>You might also like these worksheets: </strong> <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/thailand-country-study-11196176”> <strong>Thailand</strong> (free!) </a> <a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/japan-country-study-11200273"> <strong>Japan</strong> </a> <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/russia-country-study-11196137”> <strong>Russia</strong> </a> <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/china-country-study-11196610”> <strong>China</strong> </a> <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/south-korea-country-study-11245929”> <strong>South Korea</strong> </a> Keywords: country study, Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, grassland, Altai Mountains, Gobi Desert, Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Kazakhs, tribe, nomad
willemmacau
2 x Norse Viking Gods Wordsearch Puzzle Sheets Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Mythology

2 x Norse Viking Gods Wordsearch Puzzle Sheets Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Mythology

2 x Wordsearches Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Norse Gods and Viking Mythology’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Norse Gods Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Viking Mythology

Norse Gods Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Viking Mythology

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Norse Gods’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Life as a Viking

Life as a Viking

Click on a shield for an activity exploring every-day life in the 10th Century with this free curriculum aligned Prowise Presenter resource. Don't have Prowise Presenter? Click on the resource link and create a free account today! (Works on any interactive projector or display).
ELBacademy
Danish Invasion of England Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Danish Invasion of England Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'The Danish Invasion of England'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Informational Texts Vol 2 - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle (SAVE 80%)

Informational Texts Vol 2 - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle (SAVE 80%)

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 IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Medieval Knights Wordsearch Sheet Keywords KS3 Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Medieval Knights Wordsearch Sheet Keywords KS3 Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Medieval Knights'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Boston Tea Party Escape Room - U.S. History - No Prep!

Boston Tea Party Escape Room - U.S. History - No Prep!

The Boston Tea Party Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Boston Tea Party. This is the perfect resource to introduce the Revolutionary War or to review causes of the American Revolution. The Boston Tea Party Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help the Sons of Liberty. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Boston Tea Party. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the Boston Tea Party. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A "How to Decode" each puzzle is also included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! This activity is for all types of learners, especially kinesthetic. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes A 30 page PDF is included.
lisaf5005
Christopher Columbus Escape Room - No Prep!

Christopher Columbus Escape Room - No Prep!

Christopher Columbus Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about Christopher Columbus. This is the perfect resource to introduce explorers or use as a Columbus Day activity. The Christopher Columbus Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help navigate the ship. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts about the voyage of Christopher Columbus. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about Christopher Columbus. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! This activity is for all types of learners, especially kinesthetic. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes A 30 page PDF is included.
lisaf5005
Vietnam War Escape Room - No Prep!

Vietnam War Escape Room - No Prep!

The Vietnam War Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Vietnam War. This is the perfect resource to introduce or review the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help President Johnson. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Vietnam War. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the Vietnam War. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 9+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” each puzzle is included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! This activity is for all types of learners, especially kinesthetic. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media 
lisaf5005
The History Of Coffee - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The History Of Coffee - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text is recounts the history of coffee and how it came to be the world's second most consumed beverage. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, definitions match exercises, True or False exercises and a word search exercise. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A complete answer key is included.
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Found Treasures: Aztec Inca Maya ClipArt-50 Pieces!

Found Treasures: Aztec Inca Maya ClipArt-50 Pieces!

Found Treasures "Aztec, Inca, and Maya" Clip-Art features a beautiful collection of restored, edited, and reformatted public domain images (now!) fit for classroom and product use! These incredible images are inspired by ancient peoples, and in some cases, by the ancients themselves! Enjoy a set of worry-free* selection of 50 images that have been through a variety of digital restoration and reformatting to make them perfect for projects and presentations! *No restrictions for United States sellers only. Status in other countries is unknown. Check your country's public domain laws if you live in another country. Images are from the 1930s and older (including ancient). Set Information: This set includes images that range from 1" to 8" in color, grayscale, and B/W. Due the nature of the images, most clip-art pieces are available in only one version. Images are drawn, painted, or photographs. Some images are taken from ancient sources, others from academic. All images are 300 dpi, png. Themes: This set showcases a variety of themes including but not limited to architecture, designs, mummies, idols, artifacts, tools, pottery, calendars, and more! Background: While viewing public domain images for references, I found myself in awe of the beauty, precision, and uniqueness of these spectacular images. It seemed to be a shame that many of these timeless images would go unseen when they had so much to offer students and teachers. While there were many fantastic pictures available, most needed a variety of edits and touch-up work to be suited for reuse. I decided it would be worthwhile to restore and share my "Found Treasures" in a format that would be better suited for projects .
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