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Bill of Rights & Human Rights Laws in New Zealand # Cloze

Instructions: What are human rights and why are they important? Complete the paragraphs below by selecting the correct words from the box below. Then answer the question below.

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21 August 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

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Arguments for and against gun control

Instructions: Use the words in the box to complete this Cloze Activity

Target Language: Gun rights advocates see firearms possession as a matter of individual rights. They say that people have...




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21 August 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

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Liberals vs Conservatives on Gun Rights in the USA

Instructions: Use the words in the box below to complete the paragraphs.

Target Language: In the American political context, Liberals believe in government action to achieve equal opportunity ...




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21 August 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

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Bill of Rights & Human Rights Laws in New Zealand # Cloze

Instructions: What are human rights and why are they important? Complete the paragraphs below by selecting the correct words from the box below. Then answer the question below.

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25 July 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower. HOD Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 2018. This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on human rights.

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Ideologies

Instructions: Put these key ideologies in the correct spelling sequence. Then choose one of these words and write a definition for that word.

Target Language: Communism Liberalism ...




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25 July 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower. HOD Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 2018. This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on ideologies.

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Ideologies Word Find

Target Language: Communism Liberalism Conservatism Populism Feminism Racism Wahabiism Authoritarianism Capitalism Environmentalism Humamitarianism Fascism Populism Elitism Libertarianism...




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25 July 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower. HOD Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 2018. This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on ideologies.

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Treaty of Waitangi - To sign or not to sign

Instructions: Why did some of the Maori Chiefs sign the Treaty of Waitangi and why did other Chiefs not sign it.? Listen carefully as your teacher reads the article. Then fill the gaps by using the ...




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25 June 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower. Head of Faculty Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 2018. This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on systems of government. It relates to the following Social Studies achievement objectives from the New Zealand Curriculum, Level 5: Understand how the Treaty of Waitangi is responded to differently by people in different times and places.

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Who's who in the NZ Parliament

Instructions: Locate the words from the list and write a paragraph describing the key people and groups in the NZ Parliament

Target Language: Speaker Prime Minister Opposition Labour ...




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25 June 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower. Head of Faculty Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 2018. This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on systems of government. It relates to the following Social Studies achievement objectives from the New Zealand Curriculum, Level 5: Understand how systems of government in New Zealand operate and affect people’s lives and how they compare with another system.

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The New Zealand system of government

Target Language: The New Zealand system of government is a parliamentary democracy based on the Westminster system that comes from Great Britain. In New Zealand, there are two layers of government, ...




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25 June 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This cloze worksheet was created by John Bower. Head of Faculty Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 2018. This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on systems of government. It relates to the following Social Studies achievement objectives from the New Zealand Curriculum, Level 5: Understand how systems of government in New Zealand operate and affect people’s lives and how they compare with another system.

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The US System of Government

Instructions: Find the words in this word search and then write a paragraph to describe how the US Federal government is organized. 

Target Language: Executive Legislative Judicial ...




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25 June 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower. Head of Faculty Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 2018. This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on systems of government. It relates to the following Social Studies achievement objectives from the New Zealand Curriculum, Level 5: Understand how systems of government in New Zealand operate and affect people’s lives and how they compare with another system.

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Human Rights Word Search

Instructions: Find the words in the Word search below and write a paragraph or two about why human rights are important.

Target Language: Universal Slavery Emancipation Abolition Human ...




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25 June 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This word search worksheet was created by John Bower. Head of Faculty Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 2018. This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on human rights. It relates to the following Social Studies achievement objectives from the New Zealand Curriculum, Level 5: Understand how people define and seek human rights.

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Human Rights Keywords Match Up

Instructions: Match up the keywords with their correct definitions. Then write a paragraph or two about the importance of human rights using at least FIVE of these words from the match up list. ...




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25 June 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This matchup worksheet was created by John Bower. Head of Faculty Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 2018. This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on human rights. It relates to the following Social Studies achievement objectives from the New Zealand Curriculum, Level 5: Understand how people define and seek human rights.

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Human Rights Key Words Spelling Test

Instructions: Circle the correct spelling of these human rights keywords. 

Target Language: Universal Slavery Emancipation Abolition Human Trafficking Amnesty Refugee Common Good ...




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24 June 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower. HOD Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, June 25th 2018. This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on human rights.

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Words Win Social Science Word Scramble

Target Language: abdicate amend bicameral quorum caucus filibuster impeachment parliament precedent accrue affluent barter disparity inflation agrarian




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22 June 2018

kkodros Author Country Flag United States of America

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What is Communism?

Instructions: Complete the sentences and paragraphs by using the words in the box. Your teacher will read the passage out loud first, so listen carefully. After you have completed the CLOZE activity, ...




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17 May 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower. HOD Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 2018.
This worksheet can be used for any social studies topic on different systems of government. It relates to Level Five of the New Zealand Social Studies Curriculum. Understand how systems of government in New Zealand operate and affect people’s lives and how they compare with another system.

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Civics & Citizenship Study Guide Word Scramble- AM Int.

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Instructions: Unscramble the vocabulary words below.

Target Language: Branch ChecksandBalances Congress Constitution Election Executive Government HouseofRepresentatives Judicial Law...




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3 April 2018

skilbourne Author Country Flag United States of America

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Civics & Citizenship Study Guide Wordsearch- AM Int.

Instructions: Locate and circle the vocabulary words in the grid which may be printed forward, backward, horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

Target Language: Branch ChecksandBalances ...




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3 April 2018

skilbourne Author Country Flag United States of America

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Civics & Citizenship Study Guide Crossword Puzzle- AM Int.

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Instructions: Complete the crossword by filling in a word that fits each clue. Fill in the correct answers, one letter per square, both across and down, from the given clues. There will be a gray ...




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3 April 2018

skilbourne Author Country Flag United States of America

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Civics & Citizenship Study Guide Word Scramble- PM Int./Adv.

Instructions: Unscramble the vocabulary words below.

Target Language: Amend Autonomy Bipartisan Civics Constituent Constitution Executive Federal Government Judicial Law Legislative...




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3 April 2018

skilbourne Author Country Flag United States of America

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Civics & Citizenship Study Guide Wordsearch Puzzle- PM Int./Adv.

Instructions: Locate and circle the vocabulary words in the grid which may be printed forward, backward, horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

Target Language: Amend Autonomy Bipartisan ...




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3 April 2018

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Civics & Citizenship Study Guide Crossword Puzzle- PM Int./Adv.

Instructions: Complete the crossword by filling in a word that fits each clue. Fill in the correct answers, one letter per square, both across and down, from the given clues. There will be a gray ...




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3 April 2018

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Honouring the treaty – 1940 to 2000s

Instructions: Listen carefully as the text is read out, then use thw words in the box below to complete the sentences in each paragraph. Choose FIVE words from the text and write down the meanings of ...




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28 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower, HOD Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand. Please feel free to use where appropriate.

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Te Whiti o Rongomai - Parihaka

Instructions: Use the words in the box below to complete the sentences in the paragraphs.

Target Language: Te Whiti was said to have taken part in the Taranaki wars of the 1860s, but by the ...




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19 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This cloze worksheet was created by John Bower, HOD, Social Sciences at McAuley High School on Monday 19th March 2018.

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The 19th Century NZ Land Wars

Instructions: Use the words in the box below to help you complete this crossword about the 19th Century New Zealand Land Wars. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Zealand_Wars ...




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13 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This worksheet was created by John Bower, HOD Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand on Wednesday 14th March 2018.

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Treaty of Waitangi - To sign or not to sign

Target Language: Reasons for signing In 1840 Māori leaders decided for or against signing the treaty on the basis of its Māori text and after weighing various considerations. They wanted regulated ...




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12 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This resource was created by John Bower, HOD Social Sciences at McAuley High School, 26 High Street, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand. 2018.

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Treaty of Waitangi - To sign or not to sign

Instructions: Why did some of the Maori Chiefs sign the Treaty of Waitangi and why did other Chiefs not sign it.? Listen carefully as your teacher reads the article. Then fill the gaps by using the ...




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12 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

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Treaty of Waitangi - Wordfind

Instructions: Find the words in this Word Search. 

Target Language: Sovereignty Mana Rangatiratanga Taonga Tangata Whenua Iwi Hapu Colonisation Settlers Ngapuhi Henry Williams ...




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9 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This resource was created by John Bower, HOD Social Sciences at McAUley High School, 26 High Street, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand. 2018.

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Social Studies Concepts and Meanings

Target Language: Culture Society Social Change Social Process Human Rights Social Justice Social Action Point of View Values Virtues Beliefs Perspectives Conflict Government ...




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7 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

Created by John Bower. HOD Social Studies, McAuley High School, Auckland, New Zealand. 2018

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Treaty of Waitangi - Bingo Cards

Target Language: Sovereignty Mana Rangatiratanga Taonga Tangata Whenua Nga Puhi Heke Williams Busby Hobson Kawanatanga Bishop Pompallier William Colenso Herald Articles Kawiti ...




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7 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

Treaty of Waitangi Bingo Cards. Created by John Bower. HOD Social Studies, McAuley High School, Auckland, New Zealand. 2018

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Cities, Countries and Continents

Instructions: Sort the list of cities, countries, and continents into alphabetical order. Then write a paragraph of four to five sentences using words at least FIVE or more words from this list. ...




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7 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

Created by John Bower. HOD Social Studies, McAuley High School, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Te Ao O te Maori - We Know the Way

Instructions: Use the words in the box to complete the sentences in the paragraphs below.

Target Language: The earliest sailing vessels of Polynesian ancestors were rafts and dugout canoes. ...




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7 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

Te Ao Maori - We Know the Way. The settlement of Aotearoa and pre European contact Maori society. Created by John Bower. HOD Social Studies, McAuley High School, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Social Studies Concepts and Meanings

Instructions: Match up the Social Studies terms in Set A with the correct definition and meanings in Set B.

Target Language: Culture The ideas, customs, attitudes and behaviour of a group of ...




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7 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

Matchup of keywords, social studies concepts and their meaning for NZ senior social studies. Created by John Bower. HOD Social Studies, McAuley High School, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Treaty of Waitangi - Key Words Match Up

Instructions: Match the words in the first column with the correct definitions from the second column.

Target Language: Sovereignty Supreme authority Mana Power and prestige Tino ...




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7 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

Match up activity of keywords related to the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi 1840 in New Zealand.

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Ideologies

Target Language: Ideology A set of conscious and unconscious beliefs/values that form a person or group’s political, social and economic goals, expectations and actions. Humanitarianism Having ...




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7 March 2018

jbower Author Country Flag New Zealand

This is a matchup of some key ideologies and their definitions.

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Social Studies Concepts and Meanings

Instructions: Match up the Social Studies terms in Set A with the correct definition and meanings in Set B.

Target Language: Culture The ideas, customs, attitudes and behaviour of a group of ...




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21 September 2017

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Social Studies Concepts and Meanings Word Scramble

Instructions: Can you unscramble these social studies terms and concepts. Use the words in the box to help you complete this task.

Target Language: Culture Society Social Change Social ...




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21 September 2017

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Social Studies Concepts and Meanings Wordsearch

Target Language: Culture Society Social Change Social Process Human Rights Social Justice Social Action Ideology Gender Worldview Values Virtues Beliefs Perspectives Conflict ...




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21 September 2017

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Social Studies Concepts and Meanings

Instructions: Match up the Social Studies terms in Set A with the correct definition and meanings in Set B.

Target Language: Culture The ideas, customs, attitudes and behaviour of a group of ...




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21 September 2017

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Human Rights Revision

Target Language: What are human rights? Human rights are the rights that all human beings have because they are human. UDHR stands for what Universal Declaration of Human Rights How many articles of ...




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10 September 2017

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Human Rights Spelling Worksheet

Target Language: Human Rights Amnesty Torture Social Action Social Justice Conscience Rights Freedom Responsibilities Solidarity Peter Benenson Prisoners Civil Rights Universal ...




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10 September 2017

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