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Battles of the American Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow, now here's a presentation that tells a story! Your class can follow along the battle lines of the American Revolution to learn key players, dates, and events that marked each twist and turn in the fight for American independence....
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American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Introduce learners to the key players of the American Revolution. Each slide provides biographical information on the following people: John Adams, Samuel Adams, Crispus Attucks, King George III, Lord Cornwallis, Thomas Paine, Polly...
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The American Revolution: 1775-1783

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Casting the American Revolution into a bright, informative light, this presentation details many key facts about the strategies and decision during the revolutionary campaigns. The latter half of the slides prompt viewers to examine why...
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The War in the South, 1778–1781

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The second in a three-part look at the Revolutionary War focuses the years from 1778 through 1781 and zooms in on military operations in the southern colonies, the French alliance, and the role African-Americans played in events. Class...
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Tolivers Secret Historical Fiction Unit

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students read a historical fiction about the generals Cornwallis and Washington. In this Revolutionary War lesson, students discover how these two generals lead the patriotic victory at Yorktown, which ended the Revolutionary War.
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Yorktown

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the last major battle of the Revolutionary War at Yorktown. After viewing photographs, they participate in simulations of the surrender by Cornwallis. To end the instructional activity, they put the events of the...
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Victory at Yorktown

For Students 8th - 9th
In this Yorktown victory historical term worksheet, learners complete ten fill in the blank questions to assess their understanding of this time in United States history.
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Spelling Activity

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Sometimes you can add an s to a word to form its plural. Sometimes you can't. Help your class learn how to pluralize irregular words like calf, woman, and half. After, have them study the prefixes un, de, pre, dis, and re in the colorful...
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Modern Music

For Students 4th - 6th
A great source of nonfiction reading material, this resource consists of a series of five short reading passages about modern music, composition principles, and various composers. Accompanying each reading is a different activity for...
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Government in Britannia from the Romans to Modal Parliament

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This history presentation covers the key players, shifts in government, and social changes that occurred with the end of Roman Britain to the development of Parliament in the 14th century. A great tool to aid you in explaining this...
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The Revolutionary Times

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Be sure to grab a copy of the Revolutionary Times! Scholars take a step back in time to report on topics as set in the revolutionary time period. Events include the ride of Paul Revere, the Battle of Saratoga, and more.
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On This Day: The British Surrender at Yorktown

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Why was the Battle of Yorktown not as decisive in the American Revolution as many people believe? Young scholars consider the question while viewing video clips from historians who discuss the various factors that went into the American...
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Transport and Dialect

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Cultivating an interest in native dialects and how they differ from Standard English is an excellent introduction to the study of language. This resource looks at the dialectic words of the British Isles that are used for methods of...
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Weather and Dialect

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
What's the difference between an accent and a dialect? Examine the difference between the two with your scholars. In groups, they compile a dialect dictionary. They interview adults to gather information about accents and ethnic words....
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Shakespeare's King Lear

For Students 10th - 12th
Did your class just finish reading Shakespeare's King Lear? Test them with these ten multiple-choice questions covering the play. It's a fairly easy, simple quiz.
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Compound Word List

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Never run out of compound words to teach your pupils by keeping this list nearby! All 16 pages are made up of lists of words organized alphabetically.
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King Lear: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
This Fun Trivia quiz incorporates vocabulary, quote identification and character recognition questions for Shakespeare's classic play King Lear. As with all Fun Trivia quizzes, it may be necessary to review content for usefulness....
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"The Flood Gates of Civil Discord"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze George Washington's address to Revolutionary soldiers in 1783. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students examine letters and a speech by General Washington to determine how he motivated his troops. Students write...
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King Lear

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Shakespeare's King Lear. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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AND WE ALL SIT DOWN: STATUS IN KING LEAR

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in two simple status games to allow students to explore the relationships between Lear, his three daughters, and his court.
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Les Miserables, Oliver!, Andrew Lloyd Weber Musical Theater Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this musical theater worksheet, students will read summaries of Les Miserables, Oliver!, and the professional career of Andrew Lloyd Weber. After reading the summaries, students are asked to evaluate the plot and the characters of the...
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George Washington

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about George Washington. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Map Quiz 1

For Students 5th - 6th
In this map quiz 1 worksheet, students answer questions relating to geography, not interactively, then scroll down to see the answers.
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King Lear: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 11th - 12th
Some amusing commentary accompanies the answers to this interactive online quiz about Shakespeare's tragedy, which is on the syllabus for many high school seniors. The details in question range from fundamental to esoteric. Check content...

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