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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: 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 6 Views 43 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 27 Views 21 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 104 Views 75 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 84 Views 64 Downloads CCSS: Designed
World War II
Students examine the causes and effects of World War II and the European dictators who began the war. In this World War II instructional activity, 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
Who's Who in World War II
If you are looking for a creative way to review the historical figures and groups that influenced the events of World War II, this lesson is for you. With a long list of resources, this activity could be used when you are assigning research on pertinent historical figures and groups.
6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 10 Downloads
Fascism Rises in Europe: Ch 31
Help your class understand how Hitler achieved power prior to World War II. A strong presentation outlines the post-World War I social and economic context that primed Eastern Europe for a totalitarian dictator. It presents the vocabulary and concepts in a logical and understandable way.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 60 Downloads
(Ch 29) The Collapse of the Old Order: 1929-1949
Explore the causes and effects off WWII. Starting with the Stalin Revolution, moving to the Great Depression, and ending with the effects of WWII, this PowerPoint is a must-use classroom accompaniment. While each slide includes a lot of information, it is broken into bullets which is good for taking notes.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 52 Downloads
As a review of information learned about Word War II, this would be a great resource. In a format using pictures, diagrams and lists of information, the presentation provides a look at the key topics. Both visually attractive and providing compelling facts, this presentation would be useful in the classroom.
4th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Western Civilizations, Chapter 25: Turmoil Between the Wars
Quiz your western civilization class using an online testing tool, just one of many great learning features of this online resource. While intended to accompany the Western Civilizations text, the site is useful in itself. This section outlines interwar years, including the rise of dictators and a global depression.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Europe in the 1920s
Delicately poised after the dramatic end of WWI and the startling beginning of WWII, this presentation encompassing the positions and roles of Germany, Italy, England, France, and the League of Nations in the 1920's. The first half of the slideshow focuses on the politics and cultures of these countries, while the later slides cover art in the 1920's and the effect of the Great Depression on the world economy.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 39 Downloads
World War II: The Beginning
Want to cover WWII in a 45 slides? Most likely created by an older high school student, this presentation discusses key players and events common to WWII. The language is simple and conversational, but there is too much information on each slide.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 46 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 plan.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 50 Views 72 Downloads