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 16 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
World War II
Middle schoolers examine the causes and effects of World War II and the European dictators who began the war. In 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 3 Views 20 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 3 Views 0 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 70 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
While this lesson 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 49 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 132 Views 711 Downloads
Causes and Consequences of WWII
Students examine the major turning points that shaped the modern world. In this Social Science lesson plan, 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 20 Views 96 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 lesson, 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
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 4 Views 41 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
Conflict, Tragedy and the Power of Art
Students investigate some the ways art has responded to conflict throughout history. Through teacher lecture and demonstration, students witness the historical background of a piece of artwork and how it reflects the conflict it represents.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 24 Views 102 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 46 Views 70 Downloads
Tricolore, the Flag of Italy
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage describing the history of Italy's flag. Then they respond to six multiple choice questions based on the description they read. Students discover who chose the colors of the flag, the meaning of each color, and how the flag is sized.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 50 Downloads