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Pope John Paul II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover the accomplishments of Pope John Paul II. For this world history lesson, students research selected websites about the history of Poland, the accomplishments of Pope John Paul II, and the responsibities of the...
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Pope John Paul II

For Students 4th - 7th
In this world history instructional activity, students read, analyze and summarize a short article on Pope John Paul II and then answer nine comprehension questions.
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Pope John Paul II: Triumph Over Communism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover the background of Pope John Paul II. In this modern history instructional activity, students research the life of Karol Joseph Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II) in order to understand how his past paralleled his papacy.
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Following the Leaders

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine the historic election of Pope Benedict XVI and reflect on the challenges he faces as the new leader of the Catholic Church. This New York Times lesson investigates how other world leaders are chosen in different forms of...
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Letter to the Pope from Henry VIII

For Students 7th - 12th
For this "Letter to the Pope" template worksheet, students fill in the blanks with details that Henry VIII might have written to the Pope regarding his separation from his wife.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Toons as Tributes

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze political cartoons that feature tributes to Pope John Paul II. Students respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Writing Exercises: The Crusades IV

For Students 7th - 8th
If your kids have a grasp on the basics of the Crusades they'll have no problem answering each of these short answer questions. They'll describe Eastern Orthodox Christian views of the Crusades, the role of Pope Urban II, and the impact...
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Pope Benedict XVI

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous leaders worksheet, learners read a passage about Pope Benedict XVI and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches,...
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An American Success Story: The Pope House of Raleigh, NC

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the objectives of the black middle class at the beginning of the 20th century, and identify the work done by Dr. Pope. They conduct research on how race relations shaped their community, conduct a mock election,...
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Pope John Paul II's Complicated Legacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students closely examine the legacy of Pope John Paul II as well as that of other historical figures and draw conclusions about how prominent individuals are judged over time.
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Guided Reading Lesson: Magic Tree House Blizzard of the Blue Moon by Mary Pope Osborne

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students participate in guided reading lessons as they read the Magic Tree House Blizzard of the Blue Moon by Mary Pope Osborne. In this guided reading lesson set, the students read and discuss the book by chapters. They write...
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The Medici Popes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore Italian politics and warfare of the Renaissance. They explain the origins and effects of the Protestant Reformation and contrast Renaissance and Medieval attitudes.
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Letter to the Pope from Henry VIII

For Students 7th - 10th
For this "Letter to the Pope" template worksheet, students fill in the blanks with details that Henry VIII might have written to the Pope regarding his separation from his wife.
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Religion: Great Schism Debate

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the Great Schism in the Roman Catholic Church and research the positions of the three popes. The three groups research their popes' positions and then hold a debate. Students write position papers about the Great Schism.
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Mea Culpa

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate Pope Benedict XVI's apology for offending Muslims and examine other papal apologies. Students investigate and report on other modern examples of papal apologies, and determine how their apologies were accepted by the...
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An American Success Story: The Pope House of Raleigh, NC

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils create a list of the values and objectives of the African-American middle class at the beginning of the 20th century. They develop an outline of the achievements of Dr. Pope and others to push for civil rights before the movement...
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Breaking News English: Pop Benedict XVI

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Pope Benedict XVI 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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European Tour: History and Tradition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the Sistine Chapel. In this European history lesson, students watch "Sistine Chapel Frescoes: Scenes from Genesis." High schoolers then discuss the Vatican and the role of the Pope. Students then visit a website to...
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Roman Catholic Church Controls Medieval Life in Western Europe

For Students 7th - 12th
Looking for clear, concise information on corruption in the Medieval Roman Catholic Church? This handout gives historians a short synopsis of the abuse of power preceding the Catholic Reformation. After reading, pupils answer 7...
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Civil War on Sunday

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Reading Mary Pope Osborne's Civil War on Sunday? Here's a packet crammed with activities, exercises, reading guides, and project suggestions. A must-have for your curriculum library.
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The Passing of the Papacy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars research and study the life of Pope John Paul II life. The discover how he influences others. They view web sites and pictures of Pope John Paul's life.
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Catholicism

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the precepts of the Catholic faith. In this Catholicism lesson, students discuss the basic beliefs of Catholicism and the responsibilities of the pope.
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Pilgrim's Progress

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the historical and religious significance of the sites toured by Pope John Paul II on his pilgrimage to the Middle East and create travel brochures for each site.
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Jack / Kate and the BeanStalk

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
Students compare/contrast "Jack and the Beanstalk," by Steven Kellogg to "Kate and the Beanstalk," by Mary Pope Osborne. They discuss their character traits, stereotypes and "Bend Stereotypes" by modeling and demonstrating them within a...

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