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104 resources with the concept british history

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The Schlieffen Plan - And Why It Failed

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that the Schlieffen Plan was actually quite rigid, which led to its demise? Young historians discover all the details about how the plan failed, as well as its historical context to the broader subject of World War I using...
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London 2: A Penny for the Yard

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Shakespeare's Globe stands out as one of the greatest theaters in history. A video and tasks from the  compares the original performance space to its current recreation in London. Activities focus on key vocabulary words related to the...
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Victorian Children at Work

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
All work and no play? Sounds like the lives of children during the Victorian Era! A photographic presentation shows case studies, images, and easy-to-understand language that effectively explains the working conditions of children at the...
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England's Sentimental Theater: Crash Course Theater #26

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did people in the nineteenth century encourage better decision making? Using playwrights to discuss morality, of course! A video on British theater in the 1800s describes sentimental comedy and the common characteristics found within...
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Victorian Historians

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Take the class back in time to the Victorian Era! The resource provides a plethora of activities that create experiences for scholars in class. Some activities include a fun fair, viewing the starry-night painting, and even experiencing...
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The Victorian Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The length of Queen Victoria's reign, surpassed only by Queen Elizabeth II in the modern era, stretched through much of the 19th century and into the 20th century. Explore the many social, industrial, and political shifts that occurred...
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Royal Patronage

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The relationship between European royalty and the artists, scientists, and philosophers they support has been a building block in the artistic and technological progress throughout the world. Learn more about patronage throughout the...
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The Monarch's Changing Role

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Though the grandeur and elegance of the British palace remains unchanged throughout history, the role of the monarch has shifted from absolute rule to collaboration with a constitutional parliament. Young historians learn about the...
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The Role of a Monarch (key stage 2 and 3)

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What makes a good monarch? Elementary and middle schoolers examine popular symbols of the British monarchy before designing a television advertisement about the qualities needed in a monarch. Next, they write poems using metaphors and...
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Australia Day Printables

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Here is your must-have resource for celebrating Australia Day with youngsters! It includes research activities, popular Australian songs, tracing and coloring worksheets, and other several other great printables.
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History: Understanding the Tudor Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Who were the Tudors? Find out about the Tudor Era 1485-1602 through a timeline. You'll find a description of King Henry, The Battle of Bosworth, and the Tudor Timeline. A classroom activity involving the succession of Tudor rulers is...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Fire of London Edition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A baker left a cooker on and caused the great fire of london in 1666. To quiz kids on this epic event, you can play this version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire. They'll be challenged with thirteen questions. Interactive game play is a...
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Sir Robert Peel: Second Baronet (1788-1850)

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Who was the second Baronet in Great Britain, you ask? Why, it was non other than Sir Robert Peel! Learn all about Sir Peel's life, politics, and contributions to British policy. If this isn't what your class is studying in school, it...
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Why Did King Henry VIII Divorce Catherine of Aragon?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Why did King Henry divorce Catherine of Aragon, and how did he make divorce possible? Young historians will read through each informational slide to learn the story of Catherine of Aragon, King Henry, and Anne Boleyn. They will then...
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Primary History Children of Victorian Britain Extension Activity - Children at Work

For Students 1st - 3rd
What a great way to have your class learn about the lives of children in Victorian England. Learners sharpen their research skills as they study the history of children who worked in England. They choose extension projects to complete.
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Parliament Limits English Monarchy: Ch 21

For Teachers 10th - 12th
This teaching tool allows you to check-up on your students' understanding and use their notes to fill out charts on British rulers who have relations with Parliament. The first 6 slides have the name of 1 ruler and an area to type what...
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Guy Fawkes Night

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
What happened on the fifth of November that has prompted an annual, national commemoration in Great Britain? Young historians look at a traditional English rhyme and folk tale from the seventeenth century that describes the failed...
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Elizabeth I

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Who was Elizabeth I? Read these short paragraphs to find out who she was and how she became queen. Then have the class answer nine fill-in-the-blank prompts based on the reading.
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Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

For Teachers 5th - 7th
There have been many conspirators and saboteurs lurking throughout history. With this slide show, Guy Fawkes is in the spotlight, as learners discover his plot to blow up Parliament in 1604. They'll learn how he was caught, how his plan...
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English history quiz 1

For Students 6th - 12th
In this English history activity, students take a quiz where they answer short answer questions about the history of England. Students complete 10 questions.
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Welcome to Renaissance England

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Prepare your seventh through ninth graders for their first Shakespearean experience. This slide show provides a series of vocabulary words in context and a brief history of one of the world's most prolific playwrites, William...
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The Saga of the Tudor Family

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Helpful as a basic outline to a discussion about the Tudor Monarchy, these slides present the members of the Tudor family in descending order, complete with all of Henry VIII's wives, "Bloody Mary," and Elizabeth I. Teacher will need to...
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Queen Victoria

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about Queen Victoria. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Queen Elizabeth I

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about Queen Elizabeth I. Students may submit their answers to be scored.