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Mid-19c European Nationalism

For Teachers 7th - 10th
An extensive review of European dynamics in the mid-to-late 19th century, this presentation clearly outlines the steps taken to unify Italy as well as Germany, and all the implications and effects therein. The slides set a strong context...
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Reformation Dossiers

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If you were living during the Reformation and had to choose between arresting Henry VIII, Pope Leo X, or the Grand Inquisitor of the Catholic Church, who would you pick? This engaging assignment will have your young historians critically...
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"Afternoon on the Amazon" by Mary Pope Osborne

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students read and complete activities dealing with the book "Afternoon on the Amazon". They create webs of words used in the book and write about what they have read.
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The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Walk your learners through the progression of the Crusades, discovering the political and religious motivations along the way, learning about such famous figures as Saladin and Richard the Lionheart, and considering the real historical...
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The Crusades: Routes of Two Crusaders

For Students 7th - 8th
Use these worksheets to kick off a great lesson on The Crusades. Eighth graders will analyze a map and four short passages to answer six reading comprehension questions.
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Twister on Tuesday Chapter 8

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students complete a 12 question multiple choice exercise pertaining to chapter 8 of Twister on Tuesday by Mary Pope Osborn.
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How am I like George Washington?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students view a picture of people working at Pope's Creek Plantation and write about the picture for 15 minutes. They share their writing with the class. They either visit or research George Washington's Monument and compare themselves...
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Harvesting a Forest: How Would I Do It?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders design a machine for clear-cutting an area of forest.  In this agricultural technology instructional activity, 3rd graders are read selections from American Tall Tales by Mary Pope Osbourn, discuss how trees are harvested...
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Knights Templar Trial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the trial of the legendary Crusader Knights who were tried for heresy by Pope Clement. They read a text which about the trial proceedings of the Knights Templar, review vocabulary and complete matching exercises.
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Magic Tree House #13: Reading Questions

For Students 3rd - 5th
Reading comprehension questions for the 13th Magic Tree House book, Vacation Under the Volcano, are divided by chapter. Each chapter warrants three to five questions. They cover basic comprehension, vocabulary, and some inference.
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The Controversial Origins of the Encyclopedia

For Students 7th - 12th
Google, Wolfram/Alpha, Fact Monster? Kids may be familiar with these names, but have they heard of one of the original search tools? Here's a video that details one of the first encyclopedias and the controversies surrounding it.
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Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
King Henry VIII was the first European ruler to embrace Protestantism as the religion of his state—right? A crash Course World History video takes viewers through the influence of Martin Luther's 95 Theses in Europe, discussing the...
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John Paul II: Statesman of Faith

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars view a documentary on Pop John Paul II. He is the spiritual leader of almost one billion people worldwide and beloved ambassador of peace to untold millions more. After viewing, students discuss what they saw and create a...
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Reformation

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students examine the need for Reformation of the church. In this Reformation lesson, students understand our freedom in Christ as compared to receiving salvation through actions. Students participate in an activity that models how people...
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Discernment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are encouraged to have a sense of the importance of being able to make wise choices. They discuss alcohol abuse and crime and safety. Students comprehend the nature and consequences of anti-social behaviour. They recognize...
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Magic Tree House: Afternoon on the Amazon Chapter Five: "Pretty Fish"

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students answer six short essay questions that pertain to chapter 5 of Magic Tree House: Afternoon on the Amazon by Mary Pope Osborne.
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The Protestants vs. The Pope

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the Protestant Reformation. Using a Venn Diagram, they compare and contrast the Protestants to Catholicism. Students read selected pages from their text, write notes, and discuss the information. As a class, they...
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Mocking Modern Life

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders read "The Nun's Priest's Tale" and "The Rape of the Lock" then brainstorm possible topics for a contemporary mock epic and possible "grandiose" words and phrases for common objects and activities. They write a mock epic...
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Heroes of 9/11

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners listen to Mary Pope Osbourne and Steve Johnson's tall tale, "New York's Bravest" which was written in remembrance of people who served on 9/11. Next, they brainstorm words that are associated with heroes and heroic actions. They...
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Is the media aiding Global Peace when reporting on religion?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students play 'telephone' to simulate communication difficulties. In this media analysis lesson, students read and analyze newspaper articles related to religious tensions between the Pope and Muslims. Students  evaluate the media's...
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The Crusades

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Middle Ages worksheet, students read a 1-page selection about the Crusades, examine the listed Web sites about the topic, and then respond to 13 short answer questions about the information presented.
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The Sistine Chapel Painting Project

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders view the movie "The Agony and the Ecstasy" or read the novel to discover details of Michelangelo's life. They paint one of the panels of the Sistine Chapel using authentic painting techniques.
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Medieval Europe

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the structures of the civilizations in Medieval Europe. Using maps, they analyze the geography and climate in relationship to the ways of life in Europe during medieval times. They discuss the spread of Christianity and...
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Day of the Dragon King

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore various cultures to compare them to their own culture. They read Mary Pope Osborne's Day of the Dragon King and identify the Chinese New Year, Chinese Zodiac, and how the zodiac differs from ours. After reading,...

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