This short video worksheet allows students to learn about Hawaiian whalers, especially the story of Native Hawaiian Charles Edward Kealoha. The video clip is only six minutes long, but it is packed full of information that will keep your students engaged.
This video worksheet works great as a “Do Now Activity” or as a complement to any lecture or lesson plan on whaling or Hawaii. The worksheet helps students quickly learn about diversity of whaling crews and the dangers they faced in the 1800s. The video works well for visual learners and helps break up class time so students are more focused throughout the entire period.
This activity is very easy to u you have to do is hand out the worksheet to the students and play the video from the following website below. You can also download the video right to your computer from the website below.
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The worksheet is labeled (Whaling History: Native Hawaiian Charles Edward Kealoha Story in 6 Minutes Video Worksheet)
Students watch the video and answer the questions on the worksheet. The worksheet includes 8 questions and has an answer sheet for the teacher. A QR code is also included for students. I recommend pausing the video at times to allow students to reflect and answer questions. The worksheet can be used to generate classroom discussion or be used as homework. Feel free to modify this assignment as needed for your classes.