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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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British Royalty Tours the U.S.

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students share their knowledge of England, then read a news article about Prince Charles's anticipated visit to the U.S. In this current events lesson (written prior to Prince Charles's visit), the teacher introduces the article with a...
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Early Modern England: Unit

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Who were the key players in Early Modern England? You'll learn about the Tudor Monarchy, the Stuarts, Parliament, and the Protectorate. Each slide contains simple to follow information and images to help learners visualize the kings,...
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Knights of the Round Table adapted by Gwen Ross

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Everyone loves the tales involving King Arthur and his knights. After reading Knights of the Round Table by Gwen Gross, learners draw inferences and conclusions, analyze story elements, and discuss figurative language, including...
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Tales of King Arthur

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover how historical events led to the stories of King Arthur and his Court. Students read stories about chivalry and the Round Table, discuss the Holy Grail's symbolism, and role-play an Arthurian character.
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The Settlement of New England

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A thorough exploration of the Puritan Migration and settlement of Plymouth, this presentation is sure to engage your young historians with its clear maps and historical documents. The presentation differentiates the philosophies of...
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English Renaissance History: The Tudor (and Stuart) Monarchy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
My oh my, there sure is a lot of intrigue surrounding that Tudor family! With rich text and image-filled slides, you'll be able to discuss the Tudor Monarchy in great detail. The presentation starts with a brief introduction to King...
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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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Exploring Arthurian Legend

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the evolution of the King Arthur stories and analyze them as a window into the culture that preserved them. They trace the legends through their earliest versions through medieval and Victorian times and into...
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Kings of England 1066-1485

For Students 5th - 6th
In this kings of England worksheet, learners read the list of kings: William, Henry, Stephen, Richard, and John. Students locate the words within the word search.
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The Once and Future King by T.H. White

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about White's The Once and Future King. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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King Henry IV, Part 1 by William Shakespeare

For Students 9th - 12th
In this literature learning exercise, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Shakespeare's King Henry IV. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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The Tudors: Who, What, When and Why

For Teachers 6th - 8th
It may sound like the making of a daytime soap opera, but it isn't. It is a timeline that describes the many wives, struggles, kings, queens, and explorers that made up the Tudor Dynasty. You can click on the timeline to progress through...
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Thanksgiving

For Teachers 1st
First graders summarize similarities and differences of life in England and America for the Pilgrims by reading a mini-book. Then, they write a journal entry in first person on what it is like to be a pilgrim in England and in America....
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Tudor Millionaire

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Who were the Tudors? If your class knows about the wives, kings, and queens of this ruling family, they'll love playing this history review game. Young historians answer twelve questions about the Tudors reign. 
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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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Mapping Colonial New England: Looking at the Landscape of New England

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students understand the similarities and differences between English and Native American conceptions of the land and town settlement. They understand how the colony of Massachusetts developed and expanded. Students understand the...
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King Henry IV, Part 1 by William Shakespeare

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about Shakespeare's King Henry IV. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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K12 Reader

Dear King George

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Thomas Jefferson's letter to King George III, which evolved into the Declaration of Independence, is the subject of a two-part reading comprehension exercise that asks kids to first read the attached article, and then to respond to a...
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Early Modern England: Centralized Government and Tudor Monarchy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Introducing students to the Tudor line with informative and interesting bullet points about Henry VII, Henry VIII, and Elizabeth I, this presentation would be a good tool to contextualize a British Literature class or as an introduction...
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A Royal Charter From the King

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the many decisions that early colonist had to make when coming to North America. In this royal charter lesson plan, 5th graders work in teams to create a proposal for the King of England to establish a new colony in...
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What can we learn about England in the 11th Century?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read source documents to find information about England in the 11th century.  For this England in the 11th century lesson, students analyze and answer questions based on a source document.
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England in 1060: Should William of Normandy Attack?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Start a class discussion. Should William of Normandy attack England? Review basic facts about land and politics then discuss the situation. This presentation is intended for a Middle school audience, grades 6-8.
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Tudors: Life and Society

For Teachers 4th
Here is an interesting lesson that lets kids explore what life was like during the Tudor period. The lesson is written two different ways, one for computer use and one without. It is also written with special instructions for children...