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Thanksgiving worksheets bundle

Thanksgiving worksheets bundle

This Thanksgiving essential bundle includes 3 worksheets covering the history of Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving traditions all over the world and Black Friday. Suitable for upper-intermediate and advanced native students and ESL/EFL learners these worksheets will provide a historical and cultural background for the holiday with Comprehension exercises to evaluate understanding and Vocabulary exercises to enrich your student's lexicon with a great gamut of colonialism, shopping and Thanksgiving holidays related words, verbs and phrasal verbs.
kntonia
The history of Thanksgiving - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Vocabulary Worksheet

The history of Thanksgiving - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Vocabulary Worksheet

This complete 3-page worksheet provides historical background and introduces students to the history of Thanksgiving. It is equally suitable for native students and ESL, EFL advanced and high-level students. The worksheet includes Reading Comprehension exercises to evaluate the understanding of the text and Vocabulary exercises to familiarize learners with the vocabulary used into the context of the subject. It can be used as an in-class activity or it can be assigned as homework.
kntonia
Different Types of Government

Different Types of Government

FREE today with code WOWVEMBER at the checkout! Different Types of Government Bundle. Made for KS4 but easily adapted. Suitable for Citizenship drop down days, Citizenship lessons (each lesson is at least one hour) or can be used for Citizenship GCSE as many of the topics in the new spec are covered. 5 x fully resourced, highly-rated lesson packs. All 5 lesson packs are complete with one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs and starters. All are well differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. The lessons are: Absolute and Constitutional monarchies vs Republics and the history behind how Britain came to be a constitutional monarchy. The differences between communism and capitalism as forms of government, their advantages and disadvantages. The diffference between democracies and dictatorships and what it's like to live in a dictatorship. The different systems of voting and electoral reform and how different governments use different systems to stay in power. Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)
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Politics + Government

Politics + Government

Massive Politics and Government Bundle. Made for KS4 but easily adapted. Suitable for Citizenship drop down days, Citizenship lessons (each lesson is at least one hour) or can be used for Citizenship GCSE as many of the topics in the new spec are covered. 9 x fully resourced, highly-rated lesson packs. All 9 lesson packs are complete with one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs and starters. All are well differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. The lessons are: The different systems of voting and electoral reform. 2. The differences between democracies and dictatorships. 3. The organisation of British local government and how it works. 4. Absolute and Constitutional monarchies vs Republics and the history behind how Britain came to be a constitutional monarchy. 5. The differences between communism and capitalism as forms of government, their advantages and disadvantages. 6. How general elections work in the UK 7. How MPs are elected in the UK 8. How Parliament works in the UK 9. A political quiz for students to see where their own political leanings lie. Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)
EC_Resources
Age of Enlightenment Activity

Age of Enlightenment Activity

These cootie catchers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about different figures during the Age of Enlightenment. How to Play and Assembly Instructions are included. These cootie catchers contain the following figures: Francis Bacon, René Descartes, Baruch Spinoza, Immanuel Kant, John Locke, Isaac Newton, Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Cesare Beccaria, Denis Diderot, David Hume, Montesquieu, Mary Wollstonecraft, Adam Smith, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine
ScienceSpot
The Great Fire of London Resource Pack KS1

The Great Fire of London Resource Pack KS1

This pack contains a fantastic BBC video - 16 mins or so- where a Magic Grandad takes his Grandchildren back in time to 1666 and witness the Great Fire- meeting Samuel Pepys and learning about the events of those 4 days. PPT. Poem by Paul Perro- written shortly after the fire. To learn as part of English cross curricular. There is also a Minecraft video clip that appeals to KS1 which also guides you through the streets of London -giving a feel for buildings back then. Tudor House resource shows the children the differences between houses and teaches about how the style contributed to the fire spreading. This is an Art activity where they draw the houses with charcoal/cut and stick. Lots of historical objectives met by sequencing events, comparing now and then- role play masks, small world background and word mats etc also included. Hope this is useful to you :)
klmortimore1
History Planning - Best of British Unit of Work (6 lesson - 3 way differentiation)

History Planning - Best of British Unit of Work (6 lesson - 3 way differentiation)

A set of 6 lesson plans for History focusing on the British history, in chronological order focusing the following areas: - Battle of Hastings (diary entry as a Norman invader) - The relationship between Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII (debate and trial activity to decide on Anne Boleyn's guilt) - The Great Fire of London (newspaper activity) - Georgian Highway men (wanted posters using old English) - Victorian workhouses (a report on the conditions people had to endure) - Life in WWII Britain (diary entries Blitz survivors) All plans individually differentiated 3 ways with clear learning objectives, success criteria, plenarys and key vocabulary. Also includes historical objectives on the front page to identify areas of coverage. Links to useful websites included, especially the BBC History page for audio resources.
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