“The Cullinan Diamond” features a cross-curricular and integrated history and reading lesson with material for geography and math and science as well. This no prep packet is great for sub plans or bell ringers and is just one lesson in a new series, called History Minutes.
This includes the story of the Cullinan Diamond and its discovery in Pretoria, South Africa in 1905. Using this reading students can complete a close note reading lesson with five parts, guided notes for those students who need more structure, a brief geography lesson on South Africa, a math and science lesson on the 4 C’s to diamond making as well as refraction, which makes a diamond shine, and “Smart Scribbles” – a note taking format that allows students to doodle as they take notes. Answer keys are also included.
If you would like to take a glimpse at a similar resource, a free portion of “Machu Picchu” is avaliable at the following link.
We hope you’ll enjoy it.
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