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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.

History for Kids
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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.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘The Gory Story: It’s Obscene to be Clean’ explains how practising personal hygiene was not always seen as a good thing. It provides factual information about how ideas surrounding personal hygiene have changed throughout history and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness in a fun and engaging manner.

Reading Comprehension
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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.

Writing Task
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This writing task worksheet ‘A Famous Visitor’ helps students to practise creative writing. It is aimed at encouraging students to plan their writing and ask themselves questions about the story’s characters, setting, beginning, middle and end in order to write the best possible composition. It includes space for students to plan their writing and a …More

Reading Comprehension
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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
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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
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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

Famous British People
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Canadian History
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Famous British People
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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

Irish History
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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

Reading Comprehension
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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
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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
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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
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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

Comparing Texts
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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
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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
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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
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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

Famous British People
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This history poster ‘Blackbeard’ features important factual background information about the infamous English pirate Blackbeard. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from British history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of the United Kingdom.

Famous Irish People
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This history poster ‘Bono’ features important factual background information about Ireland’s most famous musician and the lead singer of U2. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from Irish history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of Ireland.

Famous British People
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This history poster ‘Boudicca’ features important factual background information about the famous Celtic warrior queen who assembled an army and rose up against the Romans. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from British history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of the United …More

Famous Canadian People
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This profile, ‘Buffy Sainte-Marie’, features important factual background information about this famous Canadian singer and activist. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness in an engaging manner, and could be used a prompt for further discussion or study about Canada.

Famous Irish People
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This history poster ‘Catherine McAuley’ features important factual background information about this Irish nun who founded the now international order, the Sisters of Mercy, to help and educate the poor. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from Irish history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion …More

Writing Task
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This writing task worksheet ‘Celebrities’ helps students to practise persuasive writing. It is aimed at encouraging students to plan their writing by choosing their position on a topic, then asking themselves questions to best explain their ideas to the reader using details, examples and their own personal experience to support their position. It includes space …More

Reading Comprehension
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The article, ‘Cesar Chavez’ describes the life and work of the Mexican American farm worker who was inspired by great thinkers of the past to fight for the rights of farm workers in America. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Famous South African People
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This history poster ‘Charlize Theron’ features important factual background information about this Academy Award-winning actress who has also founded her own charity to help the children of Africa. 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 …More

South African History
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This history article, ‘Christiaan Barnard’ features the South African surgeon who was the first person in the world to perform a human heart transplant. It provides factual information about Christiaan Barnard and heart transplants, along with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text. It is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical …More

Content Area Reading
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This content area reading activity, ‘Clara Barton’ is a history based reading comprehension exercise encouraging students to recognise and use prefixes and suffixes.

Famous Canadian People
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This profile, ‘Col. Chris Hadfield’, features important factual background information about the famous Canadian astronaut. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness in an engaging manner, and could be used a prompt for further discussion or study about Canada.

Writing Traits
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This Writing Traits activity ‘Completeness/Comprehensiveness’ encourages students to edit and revise manuscripts to improve the meaning and focus.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Creative Rejections’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about the rejected works of Sir Christopher Wren and Frank Lloyd Wright. 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 …More

Famous British People
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This history poster ‘Dick Turpin’ features important factual background information about the infamous English highwayman Dick Turpin. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from British history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of the United Kingdom.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Dolley Madison’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about this US first lady. 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

Famous British People
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This royal profile of ‘Duchess of Cambridge’ features important factual background information about Catherine Middleton, who married Prince William on 29 April 2011. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness in an engaging manner, and could be used a prompt for further discussion or study about the United Kingdom and the monarchy.

Reading Comprehension
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The biography, ‘Eleanor Roosevelt’ tells of the life, times, and achievements of an important American first lady. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Famous Canadian People
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This profile, ‘Emily Carr’, features important factual background information about this famous Canadian artist. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness in an engaging manner, and could be used a prompt for further discussion or study about Canada.

Reading Comprehension
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The report, ‘Ferdinand Magellan’ tells readers about the Portuguese explorer whose expedition made the first circumnavigation of the world by sea. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Sporting Events
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This sports article, ‘FIFA Soccer Balls’ features facts about the official FIFA World Cup balls over the years. It provides information about some famous ball firsts in the FIFA World Cup and is aimed at broadening students’ historical and sports awareness in an engaging manner.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘First Fleet Roll Call’ features some of the prisoners who left Britain in 1787 to journey to the colony of Australia. It provides factual information about the prisoners, including their name, age, crime and sentence, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Forgotten Inventors from History’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about three American inventors. 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 …More

Famous Irish People
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This history poster ‘Francis Bacon’ features important factual background information about one of the most celebrated painters of the 20th century. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from Irish history and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of Ireland or art.

Famous South African People
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This history poster ‘FW de Klerk’ features important factual background information about this Nobel-Prize winning president and peace-maker who released Nelson Mandela and paved the way to the end of 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 …More

Reading Comprehension
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This report, ‘George Washington’ describes the early life of America’s first president. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Irish History
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This history article, ‘Grace O’Malley’ features the Irish pirate queen who ruled the seas in a world dominated by men. It provides factual information about the life of Grace O’Malley, along with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text. It is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness and can be …More

Famous Canadian People
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This profile, ‘Great Big Sea’, features important factual background information about the famous Canadian musical group. It is aimed at broadening students’ cultural awareness in an engaging manner, and could be used a prompt for further discussion or study about Canada.

Famous British People
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This history poster ‘Guy Fawkes’ features important factual background information about the famous Englishman Guy Fawkes, who was part of a plot to blow up the House of Lords on 5 November 1605. This is a great resource for broadening students’ knowledge of significant figures from British history and could be used as a prompt …More

Famous Canadian People
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This profile, ‘Guy Lafleur’, features important factual background information about the famous Canadian hockey player. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness in an engaging manner, and could be used a prompt for further discussion or study about Canada.

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Henry Bergh: Founder of the ASPCA’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about the founder of the American SPCA. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to recall information and form opinions.

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