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104 resources with the concept british history

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Signet Classics Teacher's Guides: Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
To download or not to download is often the question for teacher’s guides, especially for instructors who are old hands at using the bard’s plays in their classrooms. These guides are the stuff teachers dream about, full of background...
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Crash Course Theater and Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
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Shakespeare Videos

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Actors share insights into some of Shakespeare’s most famous characters, plays, and about Shakespeare himself. Each video in the Shakespeare English Exercises collection has interactive exercise as well as a transcript. Activities for...
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American Battle Monuments Commission Interactives

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 14 resources celebrate the men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas during World War I and World War II. Young historians use Interactive timelines to follow events as they unfolded and maps to track...
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Americans in Great Britain: 1942-1945

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Watch the pivotal moments of America's presence in embattled Britain during World War II with an exceptional interactive tool. From personal stories about life on the front lines to a map that tracks every group and division throughout...
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Late Middle Ages Dossiers

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Young detectives are given the "clues" to investigate whether King John should be remembered as a poor ruler of England, particularly in comparison in King Richard. They analyze historical informational texts and work in groups to...
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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of William Shakespeare's Richard III

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Villainy, parricide, ambition, abuse of power, and some of the most famous lines in English literature—Richard III has it all. Instructors using the play for the first time and those who list it as one of their favorites will find the...
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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of William Shakespeare's Henry V

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed Standards
Henry V is certainly not a drama "of few words." It's a sprawling study of a good yet complex king, a tumultuous time in European history, and an examination of justice and mercy. The 20-page guide to the play provides instructors with a...
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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of William Shakespeare's Henry IV Part I

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Henry IV, Part 1 is the focus of a teaching guide that introduces readers to an important time in British history. The guide provides historical background information, explores the play's many political and familial themes, and offers...
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Women's Lives in the Victorian Era

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The lives of middle-class Victorian women were circumscribed by strict standards that governed all aspects of behavior. To gain a better understanding of the Victorian Ideals for women, class members research the life of a middle-class...
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Georgian Women

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Britain was and is a stratified nation. History sleuths investigate the Georgian Era (1714-1830) of British history to gain an understanding of how the roles women played during this period were influenced by class, race, and religion....
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A Teacher's Guide to 1776 by David McCullough

For Teachers 9th - 12th
David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, 1776, is the focus of a 28-page teacher's guide. The guide includes pre-reading questions, background information about key British and American figures, and chapter-by-chapter lessons.
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Classroom Activities for Emma by Jane Austen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Coldhearted snob or warm and caring? A series of activities prepares scholars to evaluate the main character in Jane Austen's Emma. To begin, class members compare the gender expectations for women in Regency England and those of today....
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Why Should You Read “Midnight’s Children”?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children focuses on a short video designed to entice viewers to read Rushdie's award-winning novel.
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Comparing the Magna Carta and English Bill of Rights with the U.S. Bill of Rights

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Just how alike are some historical documents? Discover the similarities between the Magna Carta and the United States Bill of Rights in a fast-paced activity. Historians learn the importance of both documents and the lasting impact they...
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The United Kingdom

For Students 1st - 2nd
Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, and England are four countries united by more than a monarchy. Academics explore the geography of the nations that make up the United Kingdom.  The resource is broken into six lessons focusing on the...
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A Day in the Life of an Ancient Celtic Druid

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A druid's work is never done. Viewers walk along with an ancient Celtic druid as she heals the sick, counsels the village leaders, and mediates conflicts.
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Camps

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Britain's decision not to bomb German death camps in World War II has provided many questions for historians, but with a primary source analysis lesson, high school students may be a step closer to finding out the truth. Learners read...
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An Educator's Guide to The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Jack the Ripper terrorized London in the late 1800s. An educator's guide for the novel The Name of the Star places the historical figure in a modern context. Readers complete a pre-reading activity before answering a series of discussion...
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Is There Any Truth to the King Arthur Legends?

For Students 9th - 12th
Was he or wasn’t he? We may never know for sure about the origins of King Arthur. But a video that leads middle school and high school viewers through the facts and fictions that have kept King Arthur alive in peoples’ imaginations for...
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The Proclamation of 1763

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The French and Indian War concluded with an important proclamation—that is, The Proclamation of 1763. Scholars read about the policies in the document and how the different sides of the French and Indian War reacted. Following, they...
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The British Uniforms of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The traditional bright red British soldiers' coats evolved into very different uniforms by World War I. A short video includes displays the redesign of the uniforms and badges, as well as the rationale for the new types of sleeves....
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Submarines, Dreadnoughts and Battle Cruisers - The Navies of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What did England and Italy have in common during World War I? They both made use of navies! Find out all the details by watching an informative video about the important machinery navies from many prominent countries used to fight in...
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Stratford 2: The Lost Years

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Before Shakespeare moved to London, he found inspiration in Stratford. Part of a thorough series on Shakespeare, an intriguing video describes the Bard's early years in Stratford when he was newly married and had three young children....