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The Legacy of Margaret Thatcher: The Iron Lady

For Teachers Pre-K - 9th
In the wake of her recent passing, spend some time acquainting your class with the life of a woman who was highly influential in politics.
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PPT
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Life Since 1930

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The King of Rock'n Roll, Twiggy, William Beveridge? Sounds like its time to review events occurring after 1930. Kids play this fun Millionaire-style game to review common knowledge British trivia. This game would be a fun challenge for...
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Follow the Leaders

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research current world political leaders, as well as the opinions of their supporters and critics, in order to create a "Present Political Leaders Hall of Fame" display for the classroom.
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Nelson Mandela's Birthday

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students complete a variety of vocabulary-related activities with a focus on a news article about Nelson Mandela's 89th birthday. They read the article, define key vocabulary terms, identify the famous people mentioned in the text,...
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Breaking News English: Aung San Suu Kyi

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Aung San Suu Kyi worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write,...
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McMUN Model United Nations

For Teachers 10th - 12th
If you have been searching for a plan to run a model U.N. simulation, this plan provides some bare bones for your activity. Scholars break into blocs to research and discuss global issues and come up with collaborative solutions. In...
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Interactive
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Post-Cold War Europe

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 20 matching questions regarding post-Cold War Europe. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Suffragettes

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars discover details about women's suffrage in Britain. In this women's right instructional activity, students examine a political cartoon that serves as a discussion starter for the suffrage movement in Britain. Young...
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After Blair

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine Tony Blair's exit from the Office of Prime Minister. In this British government lesson, students visit selected Web sites to learn how the transition in the office will work. Students also research the accomplishments of...
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Pinochet Indicted for Murder

For Students Higher Ed
In this ESL worksheet, students read the given article and its presented vocabulary throughout.  Students respond to 51 short answer, matching, true/false, and fill in the blank questions.    
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The Great British History Quiz!

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies activity, students test their knowledge of British history by completing 10 multiple choice questions.
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The Great British History Quiz

For Students 4th - 5th
In this British history worksheet, students complete a ten question multiple choice quiz about British history. Prior knowledge is assumed.
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Breaking News English: German Election Turmoil

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "German Election Turmoil," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.