This kit consists of 1 container of artifacts, 1 container of resources based on the universal 12 themes and a book bag.
Countries included in this kit are: Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland), and Ireland.
Here are a few useful links that can enhance the classroom activities. The links include a brief overview of the countries located in the kit, and also give students the ability to take a virtual tour of different places throughout the United Kingdom.
United Kingdom Kit Contents
Uses in the classroom: To show how higher members of society live, and understand the significance of the art of the United Kingdom.
Uses in the classroom: It provides a hands on learning experience for the students. They are able to see a replica of the guards, and the instructor can display it in the manner in which they stand. It also allows instructors to discuss the royal family and how their status influences the loyalty of the guards.
Uses in the classroom: Allows instructors to dive into the royal families. It can be used as a timeline of the power transfers. Students are given a visual off long and deep family lines run. It also allows instructors to highlight key Kings and Queens throughout the history of England.
Uses in the classroom: Teachers are able illustrate Saint Patrick and the importance of the holiday to the Irish people. It also provides the values of the people and how illustrates how strong their beliefs are. Although a good artifact, it gives teachers the ability to use their creativity for an activity.
Uses in the classroom: The flag can demonstrate the heritage of the Scottish people. It allows teachers to highlight the key locations through Scotland, and allow teachers to determine where the power locations were during that period.
Uses in the classroom: Teachers can show students how the Queen lives. It provides an image of status, showcases the architecture of the British, and demonstrates the respect of the Queen and her family.
United Kingdom Books Bag
The pride of the Irish runs deep. Conor Mcgregor, an MMA fighter, represents the trials and tribulations of the Irish people. As a fighter in the UFC, McGregor became the first fighter to hold two titles at the same time. Each fight, the Irish fans come out and support their hero. Even with his success, he has stayed true to Ireland. It is important to note that in the video, you will see the Irish people out in full force.
Caleb Bell is a Secondary Education major at Indiana University Southeast. His focus is on social studies education. At a young age, he fell in love with history, primarily the American Civil War. He enjoys reading about Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and learning more about the American Presidents.