This Enlightenment Philosophers Color by Number and Text Marking activity is the perfect way to bring life to a boring topic! Philosophers covered in this activity are Baron de Montesquieu and John Locke. Topics include Social Contract, the Enlightenment, Limited Government, Natural Rights, Separation of Powers, Checks and Balances and influences on the Founding Fathers.
Students read about the Enlightenment, answers questions, mark the text for evidence and color the picture according to their answer. This is a great cross-curriculum activity that also practices Language Arts skills and citing evidence. You can use this Enlightenment activity as an anticipation guide to assess prior knowledge. You can use this activity as a unit review. Lastly, you could use the student worksheet as a quiz or formative and then let them color as a reward! You choose what works best for you. This is a fun, colorful activity that allows students to show mastery while relaxing, learning and coloring in their answers. This is also perfect for emergency sub plans! Hang the finished product in the hall for teachers and students to stop and admire.
•1 Picture design
•1 Word design
•1 Reading Passage
What do you need?
Crayons, markers or colored pencils
The following colors will be used: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green,
Blue, Brown, Purple
(all standard colors)