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The Erie Canal- Read and Write The Room- Grades 4-7

The Erie Canal- Read and Write The Room- Grades 4-7

This product offers an excellent way to give your students practice in reading for information. You place the 10 fact cards around the room and your students hunt,read,write,and learn all about the Erie Canal. I've included an optional writing assignment and a word find. This product can be used in a number of ways including for early finishers or students you feel need a challenge. Included: 10 Fact Cards Writing Assignment Word Find Student worksheets Answer key Aligned with CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.1-7.1

By mccormick33

Norman Invasion Unit of work

Norman Invasion Unit of work

Knowledge: Builds a contextual understanding of life in the Middle Ages, to a discussion of monarchy and culminates to the Battle of Hastings. Skills: Introduces students to inference and sources to build on interpretation skills. The final assessment is a newspaper students' have to write to show they understand how interpertations can vary. It may require a few tweaks but it will save you significant time planning a whole SoW/

By Shabana21

Does Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig deserve the nickname, 'The Butcher of the Somme?'

Does Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig deserve the nickname, 'The Butcher of the Somme?'

This lesson questions the integrity of one of the most controversial figures of the War. Does Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig deserve the nickname of ‘The Butcher of the Somme’? Students are given the context of the ‘Lions led by Donkeys’ argument and are then led through a journey of audio, video, and source evidence where they have to make a judgement at the end if he deserves his nickname. They will also see how views about Haig have hardened and then softened over time.

By Pilgrim17

Text Messages - Editable Versions

Text Messages - Editable Versions

The Text message between Elizabeth I and Phillip II could be changed to ANY TWO people in History and be set as a task to complete. The DOC file is editable. There are also four blank versions with 4, 8, 8 with background and 9 text message bubbles to an A4 Page for you to edit or print using the DOC or PDF Files. (I also have FREE versions for you to test out first)

By teacherstevenson

Introduction to History Year 7

Introduction to History Year 7

Two lessons that can help you introduce Year 7's to History at KS3. The lessons include various activities that can have print outs but are not necessary. There is a home learning activity attached to the second powerpoint.

By Hollyjp93

How effective were the 1970-71 Australian Moratorium Marches?

How effective were the 1970-71 Australian Moratorium Marches?

Modelled on the US Moratorium Marches, the Australian Moratorium Marches of 1970-71 brought together a number of anti-Vietnam War groups in the staging of massive shows of public anti-war feeling. However, they were not effective at all in changing the views of the federal Liberal-National Party Government or conservative groups such as the Returned Services League. But they were a key factor in showing the general public that majority support was behind withdrawing Australian troops from the Vietnam conflict and were a step towards the Labor Party winning the 1972 federal election. This source-based homework task is designed for students of the NSW Modern History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Higher School Certificate course Peace and Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina

By WayneWoods

6 Basic Principles of the Constitution ~Student Activity~

6 Basic Principles of the Constitution ~Student Activity~

This 4 page resource includes 2 graphic organizer/worksheets and is a great short activity to introduce or review the 6 Basic Principles of the Constitution (Limited Government, Checks and Balances, Popular Sovereignty, Judicial Review, Separation of Power, and Federalism). Students will scan the QR code (or use the internet) to watch a short public access video describing the 6 principles and record a definition and example (OR they can use their class textbook if they don’t have internet access). They will then apply their understanding of the principles in a color coded matching activity! FUN! TEACHER ANSWER KEY INCLUDED

By learningisapassion

What were the experiences of North Vietnamese soldiers on the Ho Chi Minh Trail?

What were the experiences of North Vietnamese soldiers on the Ho Chi Minh Trail?

Did you know that the North Vietnamese used elephants to transport arms and materiel along the Ho Chi Minh Trail and that the main danger was not American bombings but disease and hunger? The Ho Chi Ming Trail was an essential supply line for the North Vietnamese. This source-based homework task is designed for students of the NSW Modern History Syllabus. Higher School Certificate course Peace and Conflict Conflict in Indochina Option A: Conflict in Indochina

By WayneWoods