Filter your search result

History for Kids
Available in:
No. of pages: 4

This history article, ‘A Grimm Tale’ features the brothers Grimm, who shared with the world what would become some of the most beloved fairytales in history. It provides factual information about these brothers and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

ANZAC
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This short nonfiction text ‘Alec Campbell’ features important factual background information relating to an Australian legend. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical awareness of the 16-year-old boy who was nicknamed “The Kid”.

History for Kids
Available in:
No. of pages: 4

This history article, ‘Chitty in Changi: An Unofficial Winner’ profiles an Australian World War II soldier who became an Australian Football star while being held captive in a Prisoner of War camp. It provides factual information and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

ANZAC
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This short nonfiction text ‘Cyril Bassett’ features important factual background information relating to a New Zealand hero. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical awareness of how Bassett was awarded his Victoria Cross.

History for Kids
Available in:
No. of pages: 3

This history article, ‘Game, Set, Match: Rod Laver’ features famous Australian tennis star Rod Laver. It provides factual information about Rod’s life and career and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

ANZAC
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This short nonfiction text ‘General Sir John Monash’ features important factual background information relating to the Australian war hero. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical awareness of the man who was knighted on the battlefield in northern France during World War I.

History for Kids
Available in:
No. of pages: 2

This history article, ‘History at a Glance: August’ features important dates and events in the month of August. It displays moments and events of particular historical significance that have taken place in this month in full colour and with informative annotations and descriptions.

History for Kids
Available in:
No. of pages: 2

This history article, ‘History at a Glance: September’ features important dates and events in the month of September. It displays moments and events of particular historical significance that have taken place in this month in full colour and with informative annotations and descriptions.

ANZAC
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This short nonfiction text ‘Roy Longmore’ features important factual background information relating to an Australian legend. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical awareness of the second-to-last Australian survivor of the Gallipoli campaign.

ANZAC
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This short nonfiction text ‘Walter Parker’ features important factual background information relating to an Australian legend. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical awareness of one of the longest surviving Australian soldiers of the Gallipoli campaign.

Readers Theatre
Available in:
No. of pages: 9

This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Biography: Harriet Tubman’ encourages students to understand similarities and differences within and among literary works from various genres and cultures. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

History
No. of pages: 3

This informational text, ‘A Brief History of Rome’ provides a summary on the history of Rome and the Roman leader Julius Caesar.

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 3

This text, ‘A Different Point of View’ gives a brief history of the life and work of the American artist Georgia O’Keefe. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Analysing Text
Available in:
No. of pages: 10

This analysing text worksheet ‘A Figure Skating Controversy’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about controversial judging in this Winter Olympics event. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text, to …More

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 9

This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Guide and a Princess’, features two biographical texts about the courageous Native American women Sacagawea and Sarah Winnemucca. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the texts and includes questions about making an inference, making a judgment, detail, drawing a conclusion, reasoning, predicting outcome, and comparison/contrast.

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 6

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Life for the Birds’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about the famous American artist John James Audubon. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to recall information and details and to draw conclusions.

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 5

The story, ‘A Little Help from a Friend’ tells how one friend helped another to write a report about a famous American baseball player. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 7

This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Man of Honour’, features a biographical text about the American Civil War hero Joshua Chamberlain. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about classifying, reasoning, making a judgment, fact/opinion, detail, sequence, and character. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Analysing Text
Available in:
No. of pages: 10

This analysing text worksheet ‘A Paiute Princess’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text, to look critically at words in …More

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 9

This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Perilous Voyage’, features a biographical text about Francis Chichester’s round-the-world sailing expedition in Gipsy Moth IV. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about validity, making a judgment, vocabulary, drawing a conclusion, detail, cause and effect, making an inference, and sequence. …More

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 5

In this article, ‘A Poet’s Life’, readers learn about the life and inspirations of the Black American poet, Langston Hughes. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Predicting Text
Available in:
No. of pages: 11

This predicting text worksheet ‘A Presidential Odyssey’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text, to look critically at …More

Celebrating National Days
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This worksheet, ‘A Profile of Mandela’ is a simple yet effective worksheet that provides students with a template to organise information about a Mandela. Using this resource students will become more involved in the history of the man. It is also an exercise that requires students to select only the most relevant pieces of information …More

Writing
No. of pages: 2

This graphic organiser, ‘A Star is Born’ provides students with the opportunity to brainstorm ways to publish a biography and present it to the class.

History for Kids
No. of pages: 5

This history article, ‘A Tale of Ned’s Head’ features Ned Kelly, a famous Australian criminal bushranger, and the theories surrounding the disappearance of his head after he was hanged in 1880. It provides factual information about the life of Ned Kelly, as well as a fun online game. It has a glossary of unfamiliar words …More

Famous British People
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Admiral Nelson’ features important dates and factual background information about Admiral Horatio Nelson, one of the best naval commanders in British history. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about the United Kingdom and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of British …More

Canadian History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Agnes Macphail’, features important dates and factual background information about the famous member of parliament and human rights activist Agnes Macphail. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical knowledge about Canada and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of Canadian history.

South African History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Apartheid in South Africa’ features important dates and factual background information about this racist system, the struggle against it and its eventual end. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about South Africa and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of South …More

Canadian History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Bell’s Invention of the Telephone’, features important dates and factual background information about the life of Alexander Graham Bell and the invention of the telephone. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical knowledge about Canada and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of Canadian history.

Famous British People
Available in:
No. of pages: 2

This history timeline, ‘Drake’s Journey’ features important dates and factual background information about the famous English explorer Sir Francis Drake and his journey around the world. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about the United Kingdom and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of …More

Canadian History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Emily Murphy’, features important dates and factual background information about the famous author and women’s rights activist Emily Murphy. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical knowledge about Canada and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of Canadian history.

Irish History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Irish Olympic Gold’ features important dates and factual background information about the people who have won gold medals at the Summer Olympics for the Republic of Ireland. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about Ireland and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or …More

Canadian History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘John Cabot’s Explorations’, features important dates and factual background information about the famous explorer John Cabot and his voyage to Canada in 1497. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical knowledge about Canada and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of Canadian history.

Canadian History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Louis Riel’, features important dates and factual background information about the famous Metis leader Louis Riel and his role in the Red River Rebellion and Northwest Rebellion. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical knowledge about Canada and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of …More

Famous British People
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Mary Seacole’ features important dates and factual background information about the Jamaican-born woman who gained recognition for helping to care for sick and injured British soldiers during the Crimean War. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about the United Kingdom and could be used as a …More

South African History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Nelson Mandela’ features important dates and factual background information about the life of one of history’s greatest and most inspirational leaders. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about South Africa and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of South African history.

Irish History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘St Patrick’ features important dates and factual background information about the life of Ireland’s Patron Saint who made Christianity mainstream and has been celebrated ever since. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about Ireland and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study …More

South African History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Shaka Zulu’ features important dates and factual background information about the life of one of history’s greatest military leaders and the King of the Zulus. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about South Africa and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study …More

South African History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘South African Sports Highlights’ features important dates and factual background information about the nation’s leading sports people and events that marked key moments in the country’s history. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about South Africa and could be used as a prompt for further discussion …More

Famous British People
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘The Gunpowder Plot’ features important dates and factual background information about the famous Englishman Guy Fawkes and his role in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about the United Kingdom and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or …More

British History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘The Tower of London’ features important dates and factual background information about some of the prisoners who were imprisoned and even executed in the Tower of London. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about the United Kingdom and could be used as a prompt for further …More

Irish History
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history timeline, ‘Writers from Dublin’ features important dates and factual background information about the world-famous authors, poets and playwrights who were born and lived in Dublin. Their work has gone on to shape literature as we know it today. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about Ireland and …More

South Africa
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This short nonfiction text ‘A: Apartheid’ features important factual background information relating to the system of racial segregation that was in place in South Africa between 1948 and 1991. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of this significant and turbulent period in South African history and also features an activity for students to practise …More

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 3

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A. A. Milne and Winnie the Pooh’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about A. A. Milne and the famous Winnie the Pooh. It is aimed at encouraging students to recall details and main ideas from an informative text.

History for Kids
Available in:
No. of pages: 2

This history article, ‘Abel Tasman: The Able Seaman’ features Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, who discovered Tasmania and New Zealand. It provides factual information about Tasman’s life and accomplishments and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 5

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Abigail Adams’ asks students to answer questions about Abigail Adams, who married John Adams, the second President of the United States. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information and think about word meanings.

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 5

This reading comprehension activity, ‘African Americans in Combat’ asks students to answer questions about how African American soldiers were often treated unfairly. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information and think about word meanings and author purpose.

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 6

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Alan Shepard: First American in Space’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about American astronaut Alan Shepard. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to recall information and draw conclusions.

Famous South African People
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history poster ‘Albert Luthuli’ features important factual background information about the man who courageously led the African National Congress in its fight against apartheid. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from South African history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of racism …More

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Alibi Ike’ asks students to answer questions about a story of an ace baseball player. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information and think about word meanings.

Comparing Texts
Available in:
No. of pages: 8

The paired texts, ‘Alone in the Sky’ and ‘Twice’ describe the pioneering flights of Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart as they flew between North America and Europe. They provide opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 6

This reading comprehension activity, ‘Amelia Earhart’ asks students to answer questions about the famous American aviator Amelia Earhart. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information and form opinions.

Readers Theatre
Available in:
No. of pages: 8

This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Biography: Abraham Lincoln’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Reading Comprehension
Available in:
No. of pages: 6

The article, ‘An American Architect’ describes the life and career of famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. It includes the thinking behind his practice, and describes two of his most famous houses. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Famous Irish People
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history poster ‘Annie Moore’ features important factual background information about the first immigrant to pass through Ellis Island in NY, USA. Annie Moore came to represent emigrants from around the world, not least of which the Irish. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from Irish history and could …More

Famous South African People
Available in:
No. of pages: 1

This history poster ‘Archbishop Desmond Tutu’ features important factual background information about this man of faith, his struggle against apartheid and his role in national reconciliation. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from South African history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of …More

History for Kids
Available in:
No. of pages: 3

This hands-on activity, ‘Aung San Suu Kyi’s Struggle’ features Burmese political leader Aung San Suu Kyi. It provides factual information about her courageous fight for democracy in Burma and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness in a fun and engaging manner.

Readers Theatre
Available in:
No. of pages: 7

This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Benjamin Franklin’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 6 readers.

Readers Theatre
Available in:
No. of pages: 8

This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Biography: Madame Marie Curie’ encourages students to use text organisers to determine the main ideas and to locate information in a text. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Readers Theatre
Available in:
No. of pages: 6

This Readers Theatre activity, ‘Black Bart the P08’ encourages students to summarise and paraphrase information in texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 6 readers.

Title:
Description:
My Collections:
Error: You already have a Collection with this Title

Lesson Zone Free Samples
For immediate access, just enter your name and email address.
Itís that easy!
Please Enter your First Name
Please Enter your Last Name
Please Enter a Valid Email Address e.g 'example@email.com'

We protect your information. See our Privacy Policy

Resource Unavailable!
The resource you wish to access is not available to your current Subscription. If you would like access, you can upgrade your account at any time by pressing the 'Upgrade' button located at the top right of the screen.
    >
  1. Stop #1

    Filter By

  2. Stop #2

    Reset

  3. Stop #3

    Menu

  4. Stop #4

    Content

  5. Stop #5

    Flags

  6. Stop #6

    Collection