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The Voyages of James Cook

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are introduced to explorer James Cook and explore some basic information. They watch and take notes as the teacher present the Cook overview. Students play Cook Jeopardy following the slideshow. They play Jeopardy to see how...
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Cloze Activity: Captain James Cook

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Captain James Cook cloze procedure worksheet, students review a brief selection that is missing 14 words and then attempt to fill in each blank with a word they think the author might have used. A word bank is provided.
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The Cook Islands

For Students 4th - 6th
After reading a short history of the Cook Islands, learners simply put the 15 islands in alphabetical order. Then, they get together in groups to perform Internet research which will yield an article on the islands they can read and...
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In the Wake of Magellan!

For Students 4th - 5th
Who is James Cook? Readers will learn all about Magellan and Cook's famous trip as they read "In the Wake of Magellan!" The reading passage is followed by two activities: one requires learners to match vocabulary words to their visual...
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The Enlightenment: Matching #2

For Students 6th - 8th
Quiz your scholars on key figures of The Enlightenment using this matching learning exercise. Ten descriptions and eleven answers are provided, which learners match with one left over. Figures include Francisco Javier Clavijero, Franz...
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PET Review

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this language review worksheet, students read about James Cook and complete a fill in the blanks inside the paragraphs about him, read about the western alphabet and complete multiple choice questions, and more. Students complete 5...
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Explorers

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students research famous explorers. In this exploration age lesson, students research the accomplishments of John Cabot, James Cook, Francis Drake, Martin Frobisher, and Henry Hudson. Students use their research findings to create maps...
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

For Teachers K - 1st
Students complete a variety of activities related to story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" as written by James Marshall. They retell the story using flannel board pieces, discuss alternative endings for the story, and create...
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Captain Cook in Hawaii

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Learners research Captain Cook and why he died and create a radio program script of the announcement of his death. In this Captain Cook lesson plan, students are given pictures, letters, and background information for their research.
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Discovery of Australia

For Students 5th - 6th
In this discovery of Australia learning exercise, students respond to 22 various types of questions related to the discovery of Australia. First, they identify who the early Dutch Explorers were and what they found. Then, students...
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Age of Jackson

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Review the depth and complexity of Andrew Jackson's presidency and the beginnings of modern American politics with this engaging video. Topics covered include: the second bank of the United States, the Missouri Compromise, the rise of...
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Britannia Rule the Waves

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Could you determine longitude based on measuring time? Early explorers used a longitude clock to do just that. Scholars learn about early exploration and the importance of the invention of the clock. Then pupils build their own longitude...
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A Hole in the Planet!

For Students 6th Standards
What would happen if we encountered a large hole in the earth's crust? After reading a short passage about Earth's layers, sixth graders answer five questions to determine the meaning of vocabulary words in context.
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Placing Events on a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Put important events in chronological order with a lesson about timelines. With a variety of topics stemming from world history, the packet of worksheets provides analytical activity for learners to decide where certain events fall...
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How to Make a Seashell - Just Add Water!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Shell-building animals are resourceful creatures! An interesting video lesson describes how they use calcium and carbonate ions in the ocean to form their shells. The process is dependent on the equilibrium of calcium and carbonate ion...
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Test Your Grammar Skills: Past Events

For Students 5th - 6th
In this learning exercise, students learn correct use of past tense verbs by analyzing 18 verbs in a word bank and choosing the sentence where they would make sense. Students fill in the blank.
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Kangaroo Research

For Students 4th - 5th
Did you know that there are over a hundred species of kangaroos? After previewing kangaroo species, young researchers select one to use as the basis of illustrated report on this marsupial.
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Spelling Relay

For Teachers K - 12th
Looking for a way to review and practice spelling words that's fun and creative? Use this spelling relay activity for any grade level. Using three spelling lists, ranging in difficulty, teams of young spellers choose words from the lists...
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Verb Forms

For Students 5th - 8th
Targeting some commonly misused verbs, this worksheet could help students avoid language-related errors. While just a short review of verbs, it could be a way to introduce the importance of proper word usage.
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Move Over, Mars: We Could Farm on Asteroids!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
We need a source of food to live on another planet. An installment of the extensive SciShow Space series suggests one option, farming on asteroids! Caitlin Hofmeister explains the challenges and benefits of potential future farms. She...
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Reading / Resources List Australian History

For Teachers 6th
Part of a unit on Australian colonial history, here is a reading/resource list to use when studying the First Fleet, early settlers of Australia, and their interaction with indigenous Australians. Containing both fiction and nonfiction,...
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Celebrating Juneteenth in Texas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders describe the origins and significance of Texas Independence day and Juneteenth. They identify the similarities and differences within racial, ethnic, and religious groups in Texas. They sumarize the contributions of people...
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Tense Consistency Exercises

For Students 6th - 7th
In this language arts worksheet, learners study subject/verb agreement in sentences by reading and looking for errors in 12 sentences. Students then insert the correct verb tense indicated in 10 sentences. Learners also read 3 paragraphs...
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Australia

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students enhance their knowledge about the history of Australia.  In this World History instructional activity, students engage in a teacher-led classroom discussion about Australia's history, then write a journal depicting the events...

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