History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Who Built Stonehenge?’ outlines the mysteries surrounding Stonehenge and describes some of the wacky theories people have conjured up over the years. It provides factual information about this famous English landmark and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Content Area Reading
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This graphic organiser, ‘A Buckingham Palace Storm’ allows students to describe and state the importance of Buckingham Palace.

Comparing Texts
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The paired texts, ‘A Ride on the Wind’ and ‘Diary of a Balloon Pilot’ give two perspectives on hot air balloon flight. They provide opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
No. of pages: 4

This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Sixth Great Lake’, asks students to answer comprehension questions about the five Great Lakes in America.

Canadian History
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This history timeline, ‘Expo ’67’, features important dates and factual background information about the 1967 World’s Fair in Montreal, which is known as the most successful World’s Fair of the 20th century. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about Canada and could be used as a prompt for further …More

British History
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This history timeline, ‘The Eurotunnel’ features important dates and factual background information about the amazing engineering feat, a tunnel in the English Channel that links England with France. 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, ‘The Irish Port of Cobh’ features important dates and factual background information about the major events that took place at Cobh and reflect the changing face of Ireland, from convicts and Queen Victoria’s visit to mass emigration during the Great Potato Famine, the last stop of the Titanic, the sinking of the …More

British History
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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

Ireland
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This short nonfiction text, ‘A: Aran Islands’ features important factual background information about a group of three islands that lie off the west coast of Ireland, the language people speak there and famous local crafts. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with Irish culture and also features an …More

New Zealand
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This geography article, ‘Auckland Harbour Bridge’ features the iconic Auckland landmark. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ geographical and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

Ireland
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This short nonfiction text, ‘B: Blarney Stone’ features important factual background information about the famous stone in Blarney Castle that gives you legendary powers if you kiss it. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with Irish culture and also features an activity for students to practise their handwriting.

Canadian Landmarks
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This postcard, ‘Banff National Park’, features important factual background information about Canada’s oldest national park. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical landmarks of Canada and can be used …More

British History
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This history article, ‘Bath’ features the World Heritage Site that dates back to Roman times. It provides factual information about the city of Bath, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

South Africa
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This short nonfiction text ‘C: Cango Caves’ features important factual background information relating to the beautiful limestone caves located in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the natural landmarks and attractions associated with South Africa and also features an activity for students to practise their handwriting.

Ireland
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This short nonfiction text, ‘C: Celtic Cross’ features important factual background information about these ancient stone crosses that have become Icons of Ireland. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with Irish culture and also features an activity for students to practise their handwriting.

Canadian History
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This postcard, ‘Canadian National Vimy Memorial, France’, features important factual background information about the famous monument honouring Canadian WWI soldiers. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical landmarks of …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Canal Touring Holidays’, features the text of a brochure about sailing holidays on New York’s Erie Canal. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about reasoning, validity, cause and effect, and detail. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Canadian Landmarks
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This postcard, ‘Chateau Frontenac’, features important factual background information about the famous hotel in Quebec City. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical landmarks of Canada and can be …More

Canadian Landmarks
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This postcard, ‘CN Tower’, features important factual background information about the famous landmark in Toronto, Ontario. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical landmarks of Canada and can be …More

Canadian Landmarks
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This postcard, ‘Confederation Bridge’, features important factual background information about the famous bridge connecting Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical landmarks of …More

British History
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This history article, ‘Conwy Castles’ features the famous Welsh castle. It provides factual information about this medieval fortress built by King Edward I of England, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Irish Landmarks
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This postcard ‘County Clare: Cliffs of Moher’ features important factual background information on one of Ireland’s most stunning natural landmarks, which despite harsh appearances, supports and abundance of life. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening …More

Irish Landmarks
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This postcard ‘County Clare: Poulnabrone Dolmen’ features important factual background information on one of Ireland’s most famous ancient graves. Clues found inside provided a rare insight into what life was like in ancient times. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. …More

Irish Landmarks
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This postcard ‘County Clare: The Burren’ features important factual background information on one of Ireland’s most unique landmarks, a limestone lunar landscape that is found nowhere else on Earth. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening …More

Irish Landmarks
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This postcard ‘County Cork: Blarney Stone’ features important factual background information on this much-loved, and much-kissed Irish landmark. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the environmental, cultural and historical landmarks of Ireland …More

Irish Landmarks
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This postcard ‘County Dublin: Temple Bar’ features important factual background information on one of Ireland’s most famous institutions – the Irish pub – as well as the Temple Bar district, Dublin’s cultural quarter and the country’s live music heartbeat. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it …More

Irish Landmarks
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This postcard ‘County Dublin: Trinity College Library’ features important factual background information on one of Ireland’s leading learning centres, which is home to the magnificent Book of Kells. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ …More

Irish Landmarks
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This postcard ‘County Galway: Kylemore Abbey’ features important factual background information on this stunning landmark that started life as a castle, was visited by the King and is now an active abbey. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is …More

Irish Landmarks
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This postcard ‘County Kilkenny: Kilkenny Castle’ features important factual background information on a strategic Norman castle that was eventually gifted back to the people of Ireland. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of …More

Irish Landmarks
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This postcard ‘County Meath: Newgrange’ features important factual background information on one of Ireland’s oldest and most mysterious landmarks. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the environmental, cultural and historical landmarks of …More

Irish Landmarks
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This postcard ‘County Tipperary: Rock of Cashel’ features important factual background information on one of Ireland’s most important castles, which rises up majestically at the top of a hill, overlooking sweeping plains. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is …More

Ireland
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This short nonfiction text, ‘D: Dublin’ features important factual background information about Ireland’s capital city. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with Irish culture and also features an activity for students to practise their handwriting.

New Zealand
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This geography article, ‘Emerald Lakes’ features the three famous green lakes located on Mount Tongariro in New Zealand’s North Island. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural, geographical and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

British Landmarks
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This postcard ‘England: Hadrian’s Wall’ features important factual background information about the stone wall built by the Romans in northern Britain. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical landmarks …More

New Zealand
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This geography article, ‘Franz Josef Glacier’ features this natural icy wonder that is located in New Zealand’s South Island. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ geographical and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

Canada
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This geography article, ‘Great Lakes’, features factual information about the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth. It is aimed at broadening students’ geographical and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

British Landmarks
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This postcard ‘Gateshead: Angel of the North’ features important factual background information about the sculpture designed by Antony Gormley. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical landmarks of the …More

South African Landmarks
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This postcard ‘Gauteng: Cradle of Humankind’ features important factual background information on this ancient place and the fossils that have been found there. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the environmental, cultural …More

South African Landmarks
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This postcard ‘Gauteng: Johannesburg’ features important factual background information on South Africa’s largest city. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the environmental, cultural and historical landmarks of South Africa and can be …More

Content Area Reading
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This graphic organiser, ‘Geographic Feature’ helps students apply what they know about geographic features.

Word Study
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This set of flashcards,’Geography and World Landmarks’ supports vocabulary development about world landmarks. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200+ thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Word Study
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This set of flashcards,’Geography and World Landmarks’ supports vocabulary development about world landmarks. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200+ thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Word Study
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This set of flashcards,’Geography and World Landmarks’ supports vocabulary development about world landmarks. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200+ thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Word Study
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This set of flashcards,’Geography and World Landmarks’ supports vocabulary development about world landmarks. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200+ thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

Word Study
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This set of flashcards,’Geography and World Landmarks’ supports vocabulary development about world landmarks. Topic based flashcards are a great tool for teachers or parents to build a child’s vocabulary and improve word association. Browse over 200+ thematic flashcards and make learning fun!

British History
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This history article, ‘Giant’s Causeway’ features the famous rock formation located in Northern Ireland. It provides factual information about this World Heritage Site, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural, geographical and historical awareness.

New Zealand
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This geography article, ‘Hobbiton’ features the hobbit shire from the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies, located near Matamata in New Zealand’s North Island. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ geographical and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

New Zealand
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This geography article, ‘Huka Falls’ features this world-famous wonder that is located on the Waikato River, which is the longest river in New Zealand. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural, geographical and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

Ireland
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This short nonfiction text, ‘K: Kilkenny Castle’ features important factual background information about a strategic Norman castle in Ireland. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with Irish culture and also features an activity for students to practise their handwriting.

British History
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This history article, ‘Kew Gardens’ features the famous botanical gardens located in London, England. It provides factual information about the gardens that formed more than 250 years ago, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

South African Landmarks
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This postcard ‘Kwazulu-Natal: Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park’ features important factual background information on the mountain range that is home to South Africa’s highest peaks. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the environmental, cultural …More

New Zealand
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This geography article, ‘Lighthouse’ features the well-known lighthouse located at Cape Reinga in the North Island. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural, geographical and historical awareness in an engaging manner.

Canadian Landmarks
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This postcard, ‘L’Anse aux Meadows’, features important factual background information about the famous Viking settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical landmarks of Canada …More

Reading Comprehension
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This report, ‘Lady Liberty’ describes the history of the Statue of Liberty and explains why it has become an American national monument. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Australia
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This article, ‘Let’s Rock’, provides information about two famous rocks in Australia. It is aimed at broadening students’ geographical awareness and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

South African Landmarks
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This postcard ‘Limpopo: Kruger National Park’ features important factual background information on South Africa’s oldest game reserve. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the environmental, cultural and historical landmarks of South Africa …More

British Landmarks
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This postcard ‘London: Big Ben’ features important factual background information about one of the most visited landmarks in London. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical landmarks of the …More

British Landmarks
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This postcard ‘London: Buckingham Palace’ features important factual background information about the administrative headquarters of the British monarch. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical landmarks of the United …More

British Landmarks
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This postcard ‘London: Nelson’s Column’ features important factual background information about the monument in Trafalgar Square erected in Admiral Horatio Nelson’s honour. The postcard template encourages students to research the location in order to write creatively about it as though recounting a visit. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the cultural and historical …More

Ireland
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This short nonfiction text, ‘M: Mount Carrantuohil’ features important factual background information about Ireland’s highest mountain. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of the symbols and icons associated with Irish culture and also features an activity for students to practise their handwriting.

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