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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 6 Views 5 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 12 Views 61 Downloads
Young scholars 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 3 Views 10 Downloads
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
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 instructional 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 0 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 0 Downloads
New Review How Did the Unification of Germany Change the Course of World History?
Here you'll find a nice guided notes instructional activity 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 3 Views 0 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 4 Views 7 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
The Enlightenment Spreads: CH 22
Explore the Enlightenment period through literature, music, and autocratic rule. Each slide contains basic information on major Baroque, Classical, and political figures contemporary to the late 1700's and early 1800's. Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Frederick II, Joseph II, and Catherine II are all mentioned.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 34 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 9 Views 28 Downloads