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Students create a nature journal of an imaginary trip around Austria. They identify animals and plants that live in Austria. Students describe the landscape of Austria. They order major events in Austrian history. Students describe the major event in Austrian history.
6th - 8th Science 8 Views 6 Downloads
WWII - The Policy of Appeasement
Observe Hitler's tactics for taking over Austria and eliminating those people deemed undesirable. After occupying Austria, Hitler works to gain Czechoslovakia. In 1938, Arthur Neville Chamberlain signs the Munich Agreement, conceding part of Czechoslovakia to Germany.
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
War Consumes Europe
How did the world react to Austria's declaration of war? This activity, guided by the McDougall Littell text, World History, has historians examining the beginnings of WWI through cause and effect analysis. Groups reference the text as they fill out a worksheet with various effects resulting from the listed causes.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Getting to Know Austria- Map Skills
In this Austria map skills worksheet, students apply map skills to answer 14 fill in the blank questions about the country. They determine border countries, identify regions, find the capitol, and name rivers. They draw a map of Austria which includes the capitol and at least two other cities.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 17 Views 64 Downloads
New Review How Did the Unification of Germany Change the Course of World History?
Here you'll find a nice guided notes learning exercise on Otto von Bismarck, which details Bismarck's plan to unify Germany, as well as asks learners to analyze his motivations and overall impact.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to the European Union
What is the purpose of the European Union, and what institutions and countries comprise it? Check out this resource in which class members participate in a student-led WebQuest activity designed to offer an overview of the European Union. They will then work in groups to design travel brochures on assigned countries from the European Union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students access a variety of Austria themed websites. They locate information about history, geography, climate, people and culture. They view a live webcam of different parts of Austria and read about famous personalities from Austria.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 11 Downloads
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 19 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Basic Waltz Steps
Learn the five basic waltz steps: box step, under arm turn, walt left box or waltz right box, hesitation step, and progressive waltz step. Teach a little about the history of the waltz and the countries from which it came: Germany and Austria.
6th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 7 Downloads
Do Some Research - Vienna, Austria
In this geography research activity, students use the library or Internet to determine what the capital city of Austria is. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the topic, and draw a picture to accompany the answer.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Napoleon and the War of the Third Coalition
A timeline of the main events in Napoleon's career (starting in 1799) begins this video, which details the War of the Third Coalition and the transition of the Holy Roman Empire into the Confederation of the Rhine. Maps, paintings, and annotations will make this lecture appealing to your students as they learn about Napoleon's incredible rise to the position of Emperor, and therefore, near-invincibility.
22 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 29 Downloads
Napoleon and the War of the Fourth Coalition
France has gone through a lot of changes lately - first the monarchy fell to revolution, then the Republic was formed from the ashes, and now Napoleon has made France a major world power once again. This video shows the meteoric rise of Napoleon I, the new Emperor, and his continued acquisition of power and territory as he fights Russia, Prussia, and Great Britain in the War of the Fourth Coalition.
16 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads
French Revolution (Part 4)- The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte
A good way to transition from the French Revolution to the influence of Napoleon Bonaparte, this video details how the French government changed in the intervening years, and Napoleon's militaristic rise to power. The colorful maps, pictures, and annotations detail the instances in which "Napoleon kicks butt," and will make this presentation appealing to even uninterested historians.
17 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 37 Views 70 Downloads
Napoleon and the Wars of the First and Second Coalitions
After a brief summary of Napoleon's conquests and the coalitions against which he fought, this video details his emergence as Emperor and a major superpower in Europe. It summarizes main points about Napoleon, including his trail through Egypt and back into France, and his appointment as first Consul.
13 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 Downloads
Teaching the Holocaust Through Poetry
W.H. Auden’s poem “Refugee Blues” launches a study of the problems of refugees. Background information about the poem and general information about Jewish refugees from Germany and Austria are provided, as are discussion questions and links to art works.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Consolidation of European State Systems
Several wars and changes in government had to happen before Europe was able to consolidate its state system. The presentation begins with King Louis XV and runs through each major European ruler over the next 72 years! It provides political and biographical information on Anne I, George I and II, Charles VI, Maria Theresa, the succession of Fredericks, and Peter the Great.
9th - 12th All 9 Views 16 Downloads
The Revolutions of 1848
1848 was a hot year for Europe, which endured political tumult and upheaval after years of tension buildup. This presentation details the circumstances surrounding revolutions in France, Austria-Hungary, Romania, Italy, Prussia, and Germany.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 12 Views 57 Downloads