20th Century France Teacher Resources
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Eleventh graders explore American government reform. In this Progressive Era lesson, 11th graders read about the Era in their textbooks and in the provided handouts. Students then create group presentations and write essays on the role of Progressives in changing American government.
11th Social Studies & History 21 Views 145 Downloads
William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying
Pupils analyze William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying. In this literature analysis lesson plan, students compare a modern novel and play. Pupils analyze Faulkner's interior monologues. Students write a paper about the ways As I Lay Dying is or is not an experimental novel.
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Young scholars draw and design a musical instrument that incorporates a human figure or animal. In this musical lesson plan, students will discover the differences between African drums. This lesson plan is designed for elementary, middle, and high school young scholars.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 6 Downloads
The Japanese Empire: The Beginning
Ninth graders explore empires by researching Japan's history. In this Japanese research lesson, 9th graders discuss the history of Japan and the elements of World War II that caused Japan to become an enemy of the United States. Students collaborate in pairs and create either a PowerPoint presentation, poster or rap about a specific Japanese related topic.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Charles Baudelaire: The Poet of Sickness and Evil
High schoolers practice reading and hearing French. They recognize a variety of poetic forms. They familiarize themselves with French poet Charles Baudelaire. They recognize Charles Baudelaire as a Decadent poet.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 7 Downloads
Theodore Roosevelt and Conservation
Students explore the Theodore Roosevelt presidency. In this conservation instructional activity, students analyze the meaning of 3 quotations pertaining to environmental stewardship and research the conservation movement of the early 20th century.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 23 Downloads
Children, Images by Artists And Social Realities
Young scholars study the portrayal of children in art across the centuries. In this art history instructional activity, students explore how children are portrayed in images over the course of history. This instructional activity is meant to accompany a visit to the Musee d'Orsay in France, but can be completed with a virtual tour found on the website.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Waiting for Godot at ACT
Students examine a theatrical performance of Waiting for Godot. In this theatrical analysis lesson, students discuss the topic of existentialism and the Theatre of the Absurd. This lesson includes multiple activities to engage students in.
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 22 Downloads
History & Urban Renewal - Baron Haussmann and Charles Baudelaire
Students investigate: The first major urban renewal project took place in the 1850s in France where, under the auspices of Louis Napoleon (Napoleon III, the nephew of Napoleon), Baron Haussmann restructured Paris, modeling it after imperial Rome.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Charles Baudelaire: Poet Maudit - The Cursed Poet
Learners explore French and World Literature for the life and works of Charles Baudelaire. In this poetry analysis lesson plan, students relate to the Symbolist penchant for wallowing in themes of death and depravity as well as share the Symbolist view that no one understands the torture of what it is to be alone against the universe by reading his masterwork, Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Evil).
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury": Narration, Voice, and the Compson Family's New System
Students compare and contrast narrative speakers in "The Sound and the Fury" and describe Faulkner's "South" in the context of the historical South. They describe how the South was changing socially and economically.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
In the Footprints of Lewis and Clark: 19th Century Artists -- Depictions of Native Americans
Eighth graders read excerpts of "Undaunted Courage" by Stephen Ambrose. As a class, they view slides of artwork from the time period of westward expansion and Native Americans, write their reactions and share them with the class. To end the lesson, they create their own artwork on how they view the Native Americans during this time period.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 24 Downloads
Paris, a XIXth- Century City
Students plan a visit to Musse d'Orsay to examine Paris in the 19th century. In this visual arts instructional activity, students explore the Haussmanian period and urban life in the 19th century. Students discuss the relationship between art and society.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
A Half-century of Crisis And Achievement: the World in the Interwar And World War Ii
Students explore why the world was plunged into a second global conflict after just two decades after World War I. They create a graphic organizer on the causes of WWII from lecture and textbook readings then write a letter to the editor about the Munich Conference from the viewpoint of a particular country.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a goldmine for ideas and activities associated with exploration in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 268 Views 217 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learning Guide to Thirteen Days
While Thirteen Days is a fantastic film to use in the classroom in reference to the Cold War and the Cuban missile crisis, it is important to take care to effectively and properly incorporate its contents into your curriculum. This website guides a teacher through a description of the film and its historical accuracy, offers discussion questions and possible student responses, and provides a variety of supplemental readings and resources.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I
Listen and analyze as the narrator explains why he identifies World War I as "the war to change all wars". In summarizing the events of the Great War, this episode also details the particular experiences, fears, and motivations of soldiers, the concept of the war as a writers' war, and its major effects on other nations, particularly in the Russian Revolution, emergence of United States as a creditor nation, and the end of the Ottoman Empire.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable