William the Conqueror: The Battle of Hastings

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Learning Level: Middle School

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Grade 8:
This Boardmaker Studio project includes a variety of activities to learn about William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings. In the Learn activity, the student can read about the basic concepts. Picture supports are available by clicking on the symbols button to the right of the text. The Vocabulary activity provides a basic definition of some of the key vocabulary. The Matching Game provides a definition to be matched with a word/picture. This can be played either with cards face up, or down in concentration format. The Sequence activity requires the student to put 6 events from this period in history into sequence. The Questions activity provides multiple choice questions (4 options). This can be set with or without feedback. Finally the Wordbank activity provides a bank of key words on the topic in order to independently write. This project supports the BC Ministry of Education Prescribed Learning Outcomes for Grade 8 Socials: Politics and Law from 500 to 1600: demonstrate understanding of the tension between individual rights and the responsibilities of citizens in a variety of civilizations; assess the impact of contact, conflict, and conquest on civilizations ;describe various ways individuals and groups can influence legal systems and political structures; explain the development and importance of government systems. The content for this project has been extracted from Socials 8 textbook, Pathways: Civilizations through Time, Chapter 2. Created by Kathy Ryan and Kelowna teachers.

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