18th Century Events Teacher Resources
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The Scientific Revolution (1550-1700)
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the Scientific Revolution. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 41 Views 161 Downloads
The Most Groundbreaking Scientist You've Never Heard Of
When presenting the history of science to your class, include this scientist who is rarely mentioned, yet he made tremendous contributions. Nicolas Steno invented stratigraphy, compared the anatomy of various animals, broke ground for geology and evolutionary theory, and more!
5 mins 8th - 12th Science 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Seeking a Fortune in 18th Century Maritime Boston
Study the Revolutionary War era practice of recruiting seamen to prey upon the British shipping industry, and discuss the impact this practice had on the Colonial war efforts. Learners read and interpret recruiting advertisements for these positions.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Using Political Cartoons to Understand Historical Events
Examine historical perspectives through the use of political cartoons. Learners complete analysis activities related to the president's title, the establishment of the national bank, and the Jay Treaty.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 98 Downloads
New Review Call to Arms: A Service Project
Sick of selling candy and washing cars? How about hosting a Digital Day or a Learning Lunch? The suggestions here make fund raising fun and rewarding. Raise money to preserve important maps and other primary source documents. Although designed for Texas students, the approach can be used for any service project.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
James Welch's Fools Crow
Learners explore the history of Montana's Native Americans by reading James Welch's Fools Crow. Set shortly after the Civil War, the novel focuses on a young Blackfoot Indian and his tribe. Over the course of several weeks, class members respond to study questions and complete different projects designed for each chapter.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 9 Downloads
Snapshots in time
Students describe and identify the types of maritime activity between 1680 and 1806. In this maritime history lesson, students explore the "On the Water" exhibit online and describe the people involved. Students choose 3-5 maritime activities which affect their lives or the community and take digital photos of them.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Wheeling and The Big City Lesson 1
Eighth graders consider how immigration impacted the East. In this West Virginia history lesson, 8th graders research the effects of immigration on Wheeling, West Virginia. Students also gather information about immigration on a field trip to the West Virginia State History Museum.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
How Lessons from the Past Can Inspire New Art
Young scholars investigate the history of art by researching art training. In this Renaissance lesson plan, students identify the Royal Academy of Arts, its history, and the role it played in the formation of American artists. Young scholars attend a field trip with classmates to a local museum and utilize art vocabulary to describe what they see.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 15 Downloads
The Sport of Kings: Horse Racing in America
High schoolers examine the history of horse racing. They discuss their experiences with horse racing, and conduct Internet research. Students select a topic related to the history of horse racing, write and present a report, and read and summarize a Dick Francis horse racing mystery.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
From Slave to Entrepreneur: The Life and Times of William Ellison
Eighth graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this South Carolina history lesson, 8th graders examine sources that require them to examine the life of William Ellison, a black slave owner.
8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 9 Downloads
T H E P O W E R O F A R C H I T E C T U R E
Students arecognize the architecture of another culture, how the architecture of a people records their history, explore artistic elements, explore and use geometric concepts of shape, pattern, and symmetry.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Canada's Constitutional Documents
Students analyze one major constitutional document and the events surrounding it. They examine primary sources (historical documents) and draw conclusions from evidence. Students write an essay and may prepare a presentation of their findings.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 3 Downloads
Effects of Fur Trapping on Tribes
Fifth graders compare two timelines. In this social studies lesson on perspective, 5th graders compare a timeline of events occurring in Montana tribal life and a timeline of events occurring in the general U.S. and Montana population. Students analyze the timelines to conclude what the results of exploration, fur trapping, and trading were for Montana's native tribes.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
New England Colonies
Students explore U.S. history by answering study questions with classmates. For this New England Colonies lesson, students identify the thirteen colonies and read assigned text about the creation of New England and the United States. Students answer study questions based on the text and complete a test after several days of reading.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 44 Views 431 Downloads
Lesson L - Hit The Road Jack (or Jill)
Students discuss forms of transportation in Delaware during 18th Century, find approximate area of court order on current map of state, draw layout of their school, and decide where new hallway or outside pathway would be most needed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Nureyev: The Unconquerable Will
Young scholars consider the development of dance across cultures. In this dance genre instructional activity, students study the history of Russia and the Mongol Tatars. Young scholars research how classical ballet made its way to Russia and create collaborative projects to share their findings.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
How Did Slavery Impact Our Nation?
Fifth graders closely examine the effects of slavery on American society giving special emphasis to the issue of social injustice, the life of Harriet Tubman, the underground railroad and the achievements of Abraham Lincoln during this month long unit.
5th Social Studies & History 11 Views 95 Downloads