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Research Task: What were the Wars of the Roses?
Students are presented with a family tree of the English Royal Family during the
Wars of the Roses. They make deductions from it, identify questions arising, and
then conduct their own research using the web and the school library to solve
the mysteries they have identified. They then complete a quiz on this topic. If each student has a
computer, then a competition can take place: 25 points to the first 5 people to
finish, 20 points for the next five and so on. If you keep a running total
during the course of the year for each time you play a quiz like this, it can
get quite competitive!
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Events (50 years ago today): 1968 – The first International Special Olympics Summer Games are held at Soldier Field in Chicago, with about 1,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities.
Births (150 years ago today): 1868 – Miron Cristea, Romanian cleric and politician, 38th Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1939)
Births (100 years ago today): 1918 – Cindy Walker, American singer-songwriter and dancer (d. 2006)
Births (50 years ago today): 1968 – Jimmy Carson, American ice hockey player
Deaths (50 years ago today): 1968 – Bray Hammond, American historian and author (b. 1886)
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