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May 9, 2014

May 5-May 9 Lesson Plan Roundup

passports has covered quite a lot of ground with our lesson plan project the past few months! This week was spent filling in some of the gaps. Keep the suggestions coming!

Industrialized Britain - Child Labor and the Sadler Report of 1833

Through an in-depth analysis of primary and secondary sources, students in this lesson will identify, understand and be able to explain how the Sadler Report of 1833 sought to dramatize the plight of British proletariat children working in deplorable conditions, how it was received by British society, and how Parliament responded to the report by passing the Factory Act of 1833.

Classical Greece (4th/5th Centuries BCE) - Alexander the Great

Through the investigation of selected primary and secondary sources, students in this lesson will identify, understand and be able to explain the legacy behind Alexander the Great, what his links were to Aristotle and Classical Greek culture, how he was able to conquer such a vast empire in short few years and why that empire fell apart so quickly after his death.

Hannibal Barca of Carthage: Enemy of Rome

Through the investigation of primary and secondary sources, students in this lesson will identify, understand and be able to explain the story of Hannibal Barca of Carthage, how he was able to outwit and out maneuver the Roman army time and time again during the Second Punic War and why is crossing of the Alps is still considered today to be one of the greatest military maneuvers of all time.

Reformation Britain - Anne of Cleves: Henry VIII’s “Beloved Sister”

Through an in-depth analysis of various primary and secondary sources, students in this lesson will identify, understand and be able to explain the story of Anne of Cleves, how she and Henry VIII came to marry, why their marriage was quickly annulled under Henry’s orders and how she was treated by the king and the English people after the annulment.

Reformation Britain - Sir Thomas More: Lord Chancellor of the Realm

Through an in-depth analysis of various primary and secondary sources, students in this lesson will identify, understand and be able to explain the story of Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas More and how his position on King Henry VIII’s break with the Catholic Church ultimately led to his arrest, trial and execution.






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