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Castles: Defence and Attack! [Interactive]
A game of strategy: Spend your budget on your choice of features, then
read a story of how your castle fares when faced with attack! Complete
with worksheet and extension activities. There's even a live 'leaderboard' to check the progress of your students!
Castles - Quizzes [Interactive]
The following quizzes are a good way of testing factual knowledge after students have finished the simulation above.
Fling the Teacher - Castles
Events (100 years ago today): 1917 - In Milwaukee, nine members of the Milwaukee Police Department are killed by a bomb, the most deaths in a single event in U.S. police history until the September 11 attacks in 2001.
Births (150 years ago today): 1867 - Scott Joplin, American pianist and composer (d. 1917)
Births (50 years ago today): 1967 - Henrik Brockmann, Danish singer-songwriter
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*NEW* Simulation: Can you survive life in the trenches in World War One?
IB Extended Essay Completing the Reflections on Planning and Progress Form
Style Guide: Formatting your Extended Essay
Six Steps for Writing your Extended Essay in IB History
Model Essay: For what reasons, and with what results, did the Civil Rights movement become more radical after 1964?
Civil Rights Movement Student research tasks / presentation instructions
Multimedia lecture : IN WHAT WAYS did the Civil Rights movement become more radical after 1964?
Multimedia lecture : WHY did the Civil Rights movement become more radical after 1964?
IB History Internal Assessments sample studies
Mission: Berlin! (Escape the Room activity on Hitlers consolidation of power)
Student-friendly Sourcework Rubric
The life of Martin Luther Design a film trailer!
Model Essay: Assess the view that After initial failures, Kennedys handling of foreign policy grew increasingly successful as time went on
Advisor to the Kaiser! A new online simulation!
The Rise of Hitler Images