history lesson

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Noun1.history lesson - a lesson in the facts of history
lesson - a task assigned for individual study; "he did the lesson for today"
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Turner, who was the first victim, broke the news to his form that the headmaster would take them for Latin that day, and on the pretence that they might like to ask him a question or two so that they should not make perfect fools of themselves, spent the last quarter of an hour of the history lesson in construing for them the passage of Livy which had been set for the day; but when he rejoined his class and looked at the paper on which Mr.
Written especially for classroom history teachers of students aged 11 to 16 years, "Making Every History Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great History Teaching" by Chris Runeckles offers invaluable and lasting answers and solutions to the crucial question that all history teachers must ask: What can I do to help my students retain and interrogate the rich detail of the content that I deliver?
Before we're ushered to the bridge, guided by flaming torch light, there's a short history lesson on the feat of engineering and how workers would visit the hotel after a hard shift.
Admittedly it was cut down from a full length musical to fit the time confines but it was still ludicrous in its conception, devoting a large chunk of the show to a not totally accurate Scots history lesson.
"History lesson was held at the locality of Vukoljin stan about killed pilots, doctors and other killed victims.
it needed a history lesson when it comes to the dispute in the South China Sea.
Charity that needs a history lesson What an insult!
Still, it would have been nice if the FX mini had faced off against the season's other brilliantly acted history lesson, HBO's "Show Me a Hero." That joins the list of David Simon projects snubbed by the Academy, which is a shame; star Oscar Isaac won a Golden Globe.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM BBC1, 8.30pm The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses gave us a history lesson (of sorts), but now the BBC is turning its attention to Shakespeare's most magical comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Sports Personality Of The Year BBC1, 8pm It's the 60th anniversary (for a history lesson, try BBC2, 6pm with Gary Lineker), as Gaz, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan present the ceremony in Glasgow, contenders include Rory McIlroy (below), Lewis Hamilton and Lizzy Yarnold.