18th Century Events Teacher Resources
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History of Business and Industry in West Virginia
Students discover business and industries located in West Virginia. In this West Virginia history lesson, students research the West Virginia Encyclopedia in order to gather information about the industries of the state. Students take notes on index cards that they use to create a time using the information gathered.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Science in History Part I: the Abacus To the Modern Computer
In this math information worksheet, students read one page factual accounts of the early math inventions of the abacus, the calculator and early computers. There are 40 questions to answer about the reading.
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 127 Downloads
The Ruins of Pompeii: A Window into History
Sixth graders research the history of Pompeii and its destruction. Locate important geographical features of Rome. Gain insight into the past through archaeological interpretation. Synthesize historical information through imaginative writing.
6th Language Arts 18 Views 75 Downloads
A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your learners will begin by considering how a city is like an organism, adding to T-charts that list what the main intakes, internal processes, and outputs of a city are and how they are performed.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 93 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Wilderness Concept: Our National Parks, History and Issues
Students examine the history of the National parks. In groups, they discuss the concepts of conservation and preservation. They discuss the use of natural resources and how some are renewable and non-renewable. To end the instructional activity, they research the role of Gifford Pinchot and the Hetch Hetchy controversy and discuss with the class.
6th - 8th Science 13 Views 45 Downloads
Guidance Notes: Inequality in Brazil
This resource includes six activity guidelines and accompanying worksheets for discussing the current trends of inequality in Brazil, particularly in preparation for the 2014 World Cup. Using a blank map, informational texts, and suggested news articles and videos, learners discuss the country's history of inequality and the Brazilian government's efforts to reduce poverty.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Early American History from an Archaeological View Via the Internet
Young scholars understand the importance of evaluating the information from websites. In this Early American History lesson, students appreciate artifacts of early American Life and record information about them. Young scholars then research more fully the artifact.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Sail Through History: American West and History of Medicine
In these reading strategies worksheets, students learn reading hints, tips and the S.A.I.L. reading strategy. Students use the methods to learn about American history and the history of medicine.
5th - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 61 Downloads
The War in the North, 1775–1778
Using primary source documents, including maps, learners examine Revolutionary War events from 1775 to 1778. The focus here is on the challenges George Washington and the Continental army faced and how they persevered in spite of those hardships.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Contributions of Female Explorers
Think of a few of the great explorers in world history...are you thinking of any women? Chances are, probably not, and this will most likely be the case for many of your class members. But in many ways, female explorers may exemplify greater strength and passion than most explorers we commonly think of, as they challenged incredible social criticism and restrictions in order to pursue their adventurous spirit.
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Kabuki: The People's Dramatic Art
Discover the kabuki form of Japanese classical theater performance and its reflection of the historical evolution of Japanese government and culture. As the first dramatic performance form catering to the common people, kabuki is shaped by the basic tenets of Confucian philosophy and would later have a great effect on such artists as Van Gogh and Debussy.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using WilsonWeb OnmiFile Database in World History
Students research and record the people, events, and locations important to each of two developments and accurately place them on a timeline representing 1400-1800. In this database lesson plan, students write three well-developed paragraphs describing the two events and record information necessary for providing correct citations in MLA style.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review The Boston Massacre: You Be the Judge!
The importance of considering multiple perspectives of the same event is the big idea in this exercise that focuses on the Boston Massacre. Class groups examine photos of four depictions of the massacre, an English and an American newspaper account, trial testimony, a clip from an HBO film, and then read their textbook account of the event.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 11 Downloads
Battery Lesson Plan
Not really just a lesson plan, but a series of activities, reading handouts, and teacher's guidelines for conducting a class mini unit on the battery. Physical scientists focus on the history of the cell battery, experiment with battery-powered circuits, and examine the benefits of using rechargeable versions such as the nickel-cadmium cell.
5th - 12th Science 22 Views 9 Downloads
Pioneering Spirits: A Personalized History of Our Jewish Community
Young scholars travel in groups to various stations to discover the history of the Jewish community. At each station, they read primary source documents about the history of their community and research their own family history. They mix groups at the end of the lesson plan to share what they have gathered from the stations.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Early Eighteenth Century: American Romanticism
What are some characteristics of works that are derived from the 18th century? This presentation highlights key events and cultural issues that shaped early American works in the 18th century. Use this PowerPoint to introduce all works of the time (including art, literature, and even music).
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
New Review Slipware Marbelizing
Potters with some experience will enjoy trying their hand at using marbled slipware techniques on their hand-built plates. The step-by-step directions are illustrated, and tips and cautions are included in the resource. The packet also includes a bit of history of the process, a materials list, and biographical information about the potter.
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Jerusalem: An early history
Provide ample information outlining the early history and shifts in power in Jerusalem. This slide-show is a basic time line of the politics, powers, and destruction that became Jerusalem over a period of 300 years. Topics covered: ancient Canaan, Moses, Kingdom of Isreal, Nebuchadnezzar II, Alexander the Great, and Jeasus Chist.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads