This lesson introduces students to the fascinating ancient monument in England called Stonehenge. The lesson provides several interesting facts about Stonehenge, including how archaeologists believe the original structure appeared. The people who likely built Stonehenge are mentioned in the lesson, as well as the time period in which it was built. A few possible explanations for why Stonehenge was built are listed, and students are given the opportunity to come up with their own theories on why Stonehenge was erected. The lesson may be used in conjunction with other lessons about ancient wonders of the world, England, or other history lessons.
Stonehenge Lesson Plan Includes:
- Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
- Instructional Content Pages about Stonehenge
- Hands-on homework activities learning about Stonehenge
- Answer Keys
- Common Core State Standards
- Many Additional Links and Resources
- Built for Grades 4-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
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