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Special Days - This Day In History - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - BUNDLE!

Special Days - This Day In History - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - BUNDLE!

This bundle includes four different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts describe different "Special Days" like Mother's Day and Freedom of Information Day giving a historical background to how this day came to be celebrated! After carefully reading each story / 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
Presentation on US Congress (A Level Government & Politics)

Presentation on US Congress (A Level Government & Politics)

Comprehensive Presentation that Covers: The Structure, Powers of Congress, Powers of Congress (Enumerated Powers), Is the Senate More Prestigious than the House? Important Roles, Congressional Committees, The Committee Chair, The Legislative Process, Strengths and Weaknesses of the Legislative Process, Voting in Congress, Oversight of the Executive Branch and How Effective is Congress?.
jh081326
Black History Month - Reading Comprehension Bundle

Black History Month - Reading Comprehension Bundle

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts describe the origins of slavery in South America, the abolitionist and post-abolitionist movement as well as Martin Luther King's life and work. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, definitions matching exercises, word searches, classroom discussions and crosswords. 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.
MariaPht
Should people in the UK be worried about North Korea?

Should people in the UK be worried about North Korea?

This is a 45-60 minute lesson presentation designed to educate young people about the situation with North Korea and the role of the UK in it. It requires no preparation prior to delivery. There is clear evidence of meeting SMSC and British values standards. For more lessons like this, go to votesforschools.com.
matt104
Presentation on USA Presidency (A Level Government & Politics)

Presentation on USA Presidency (A Level Government & Politics)

Comprehensive Presentation on The Powers of the President, Theories of Presidential Power, The Federal Bureaucracy, The Cabinet, The Executive Office of the President, The President’s Relationship with Congress, President and Foreign Policy, Limits on Presidential Power and The Vice – President.
jh081326
9/11 Primary Source Activity

9/11 Primary Source Activity

This primary source analysis activity gives teachers a framework for their students to analyze the remarks of President George W. Bush on 9/12 – the day after the attacks. This activity features the Primary Source Ninja activity – a History Made Fresh strategy. This can be assigned in class, at home, or as a simple plan for a substitute. The Primary Source Ninja activity encourages reading for understanding, evidence selection, and personal reflection. This activity is classroom tested.
HistoryMadeFresh
News English: 911 - The Day that Changed America

News English: 911 - The Day that Changed America

This is a News English lesson for ESL students. They read a real news report taken from the day after the 911 terrorist attack on New York's World Trade Centre and then answer different reading comprehension exercises. There are also some cool pair-work exercises giving students the chance to practice speaking and listening skills.
stuartallen77
Martin Luther King in the UK: complete resource pack for work unit and assemblies over KS2,3 & 4

Martin Luther King in the UK: complete resource pack for work unit and assemblies over KS2,3 & 4

Inspired by Martin Luther King’s historic and poignant final trip to the UK in 1967, this free resource pack explores the legacy of Dr King and the civil rights movement. Unlike most similar resources it approaches King from a UK perspective, reflecting on social issues facing this country. Different parts of this comprehensive pack are aimed at Key Stages 2, 3 & 4. It includes high-quality full lesson plans, hand-outs, worksheets, homework tasks, music recordings and presentation slides for lessons in History, RE, Geography, English, PHSE, Music, Drama, Art and even Chemistry. It also includes material for assemblies. All materials are free. It can be used as stand-alone lessons and assemblies, or as part of a whole-school cross-curriculum activity, for example to mark Black History Month or Martin Luther King Day. It will give teachers and their students a variety of imaginative and thought-provoking ways to remember Dr King and consider his impact today. King's radical 1967 legacy is used to explore present issues facing the UK including overseas wars, terrorism, Trident nuclear weapons, drone warfare, nonviolent protest, international trade, social inequality, and race and identity. It readily lends itself to presentation of material to invited parent audiences: including performance of debates and music, and displays of posters and artwork. Pack created by the Martin Luther King Peace Committee, Newcastle, and financed by Newcastle University as part of Freedom City 2017. King visited Newcastle University in November 1967 to receive an honorary degree. King made a moving impromptu acceptance speech - the video of which was lost in the archives until rediscovery in the 1990s. This pack uses that speech and visit to teach King and civil rights to a UK audience, insisting that King's legacy is best honoured by using his life to reflect on modern challenges.
nnsm2
Foreign policy and Brexit

Foreign policy and Brexit

A few resources that describe the impact of Brexit on the UK, test the knowledge of students on the 2017 elections and provide a basic framework for the understanding of foreign policy.
filip_kokotovic