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- Lexington, KY
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Get your AP historians thinking about the facts with this exam worksheet, which has students responding to 60 multiple choice questions about world religions, major events, and significant historical figures. The exam specifies chapters 8-15, however the text it is referencing is not listed. If it doesn't fit exactly with your unit, consider using some of the questions, and forego the lengthy process of writing multiple-choice options.
Sixth graders examine the renaissance period in history and explore various topics related to this time period. In this renaissance lesson plan, 6th graders recognize how the renaissance period changed the nature of society and consider how migration and cultural diffusion influenced other world societies. Students analyze economic ideas that had a major impact on world events and identify various artifacts related to the renaissance period.
Students define philanthropy. In this community lesson, students read A River Ran Wild and discuss the needs in the communities presented. Students discuss aspects of philanthropy in a community and brainstorm elements of a healthy community. They develop a definition for philanthropy, public good and common good. Students brainstorm ideas that would fill needs in the community.
Students develop a memorial to the slave who endured the Middle Passage. In this slavery memorial lesson plan, student culminate a unit of study about slavery by creating a memorial for Africans who traveled the Middle Passage to slavery. They develop an inscription for a plaque that tells about the Middle Passage, the economic factors that contributed to slavery and describes the terrible conditions on the ships.
In this 6th grade English/Language Arts standardized test practice worksheet, students read 2 fictional selections and respond to multiple choice and open-ended questions regarding the pieces. Students also read 2 non-fictional pieces and respond to multiple choice and short answer questions regarding the selections.
Test your learners on their knowledge of world history and geography. In this global history and geography standardized test, class members respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography. This resource could be used as a practice test or an actual test. You might consider splitting it up into smaller pieces or picking and choosing parts that you are currently covering in class.
Students take a virtual trip down the Silk Road. Using a map, they trace the location of the trade route and others that were developed later. They use different spices and goods to trace how they came to the Americas. They answer comprehension questions to end the lesson.