Benito Mussolini Teacher Resources
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By first defining the characteristics and ideology of fascism, this presentation makes it easy for viewers to contextualize the rise of Mussolini in post-WWI Italy. Not only thorough and informative, the pictures and concepts featured in these slides will engage viewers' interest up to the last slide, where they might be surprised to learn how far-reaching and influencial Mussolini's rule became.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 17 Views 64 Downloads
Writing Exercises: World War II, #4
Using complete sentences and the five-W's as guidance, learners will respond to three short-answer questions about WWII. They'll discuss Mussolini's role, the ideologies of nationalism and anti-Semitism that led to the Holocaust, and the Bataan Death March.
7th - 9th Language Arts 9 Views 41 Downloads
End of Mandates and the Middle East
Ninth graders investigate the original mandates of the League of Nations regarding the Middle East. They listen to a lecture/PowerPoint presentation on the end of the mandate system, and complete a fill-in-the-blank worksheet that corresponds with the lecture.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
New Review The Rise of Totalitarianism, the Start of World War II and the US Response
How did totalitarian regimes, in places like Russia, Italy, Germany, and Japan, come to power after World War I? Your young historians will participate in a jigsaw activity and then analyze the response of the United States to the rise of these regimes by debating as either isolationists or interventionists.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Absolutism: A Concept Formation Lesson
Rather than just memorizing and regurgitating a definition, your young historians will determine on their own what critical attributes the concept of absolutism entails! This excellent lesson plan involves analysis of a period portrait of King Louis XIV of France, and then group work to review, analyze, and classify several different examples of absolute monarchs.
9th - 12th Language Arts 102 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
While this lesson plan includes several nice worksheets to identify and discuss the various limits on government (i.e. a constitution, the rule of law, separation of powers, consent of the governed, etc.), its main value lies in a case study of Alberto Fujimori's rise to power in Peru and rule as an autocrat.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 82 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Designed
World War II
Students examine the causes and effects of World War II and the European dictators who began the war. For this World War II lesson, students explore questions regarding the Nations involved during World War II, and participate in several online activities that pertain to the questions regarding the countries involved in the war.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 20 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Between the Wars, #1
There are many reasons why the Second World War began, factors that your class will consider as they respond to each of these excellent questions. They'll discuss the causes and effects of the Great Depression, describe the fascist rule of Mussolini, and answer why and how Hitler came to power.
10th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 42 Downloads
Picasso painted an image called Guernica; but what was it all about? Provide young artists with historical background about the events at Guernica which Picasso was responding to through art. The information provided is historical and does not delve into any aspects of the painting; however, it could be used along with the painting as learners analyze it fully.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 12 Downloads
Life in a Totalitarian State
This interesting role-playing activity helps your class understand some of the qualities of totalitarianism by assigning each one as a spy or comrade citizen for a duration of five days. Students should find this highly engaging and informative; however, you will have to fill in the blanks of this under-developed lesson.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 50 Views 72 Downloads
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this lesson.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 154 Views 723 Downloads
The Rise of Fascism
Students explore the variety of events and the people who would shape Europe during the 1920's, describing how this culminated with the Second World War. They create a timeline of ten pre-war events or people with the corresponding date and a summary describing the entry.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 11 Views 62 Downloads
Life Rules for Nonviolence
Scholars apply the basic ideas of Mohandis Gandhi and their application in global change. They generate original definitions of violence and nonviolence. They then create their own set of basic rules that they can apply in real life.
10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 24 Downloads
Causes and Consequences of WWII
Students examine the major turning points that shaped the modern world. In this Social Science lesson, students will trace the rise of democratic ideas and historical roots of current world issues. Students will research, write and discuss how our international relations lead to our involvement in WWI and II.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 98 Downloads
World War II: A Compartive Study through Literature
Students examine World War II through the use of literature. As a class, they brainstorm a list of words they relate to the war itself. In groups, they read various novels and view photographs showing the experiences of the Jews, British, Japanese and Germans throughout the war.
11th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 51 Downloads
World War II
Fifth graders examine primary sources to explore the events leading to World War II. In this World War II instructional activity, 5th graders develop questions and research answers from information found in primary documents. Students view a video clip and complete a worksheet related to World War II events.
5th Social Studies & History 23 Views 211 Downloads
Zoom-In: Inflation and the Rise of Adolf Hitler
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. For this Great Depression lesson, students examine photographs pertaining to economic troubles of the 1920's and 1930's. Students discuss how inflation led to Hitler's rise to power in Germany.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 68 Downloads