A 13-slide PowerPoint to use as a shared reading activity about Queen Lili'uokalani.
Who Was Queen Lili’uokalani? Influential Women of History
Queen Lili’uokalani was the first woman ever to rule the Kingdom of Hawaii and the first queen regnant in the history of Hawaii. She was born in 1838 in Honolulu, Hawaii, and was educated by American missionaries. She became fluent in English and wrote many beautiful songs and hymns.
As a leader, Queen Lili’uokalani was a strong advocate for Hawaiian culture and traditions. She worked to protect her people’s rights and preserve Hawaii’s rich history and customs. Despite facing many challenges and obstacles, she remained determined and brave throughout her reign.
Learn About Lili’uokalani – The Last Queen of Hawaii with a Shared Read
This slideshow is designed for primary-grade students and is the perfect shared reading activity to teach them about the remarkable Lili’uokalani.
This slideshow features beautiful pictures and easy-to-read text that will captivate your students and make learning about Lili’uokalani an enjoyable experience. The slides cover her life, reign, and legacy and end with a draw-and-write prompt to discuss the character trait of bravery.
Display this PowerPoint on your screen or whiteboard as a slideshow. Read the text aloud to the students, stopping to ask questions along the way. We have included possible questions for you to ask in the notes section of each slide. Then, reread the text allowing your students to join in with the reading. Finally, complete the follow-up activity on the last slide.
A complete set of instructions on how to use this resource is included in the PowerPoint.
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