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Conscience, Sin, and Correction
Twelfth graders consider the structure of the Roman Catholic Church in the Middle Ages. In this morality lesson, 12th graders examine the 95 Theses of Martin Luther and determine his reason for writing them. Students also discuss the role of Reconciliation in the Middle Ages.
12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 39 Downloads
Reformation History: A Comparative Study
Young scholars explore the views of Catholics, Lutherans and the Reformed Church. In this reformation lesson, students participate in a class discussion of the three religions, then complete an activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Students examine the vision of John Calvin. In this Calvinism lesson plan, students compare Calvin's religious ideology with that of Martin Luther as well as the Catholic Church. Students discuss the lecture they listen to and write reflections of the lesson plan and discussion.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 62 Downloads
Roman Catholic Church Controls Medieval Life in Western Europe
Looking for clear, concise information on corruption in the Medieval Roman Catholic Church? This handout gives historians a short synopsis of the abuse of power preceding the Catholic Reformation. After reading, pupils answer 7 questions, most of which are recall.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 45 Downloads
Icon Adoration: The Byzantine Empire
Students study icon worship as one source of division between the early Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church of the Byzantine Empire. They discuss where the class presents diverse points of view regarding symbolic nature.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 21 Downloads
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
Renaissance and Reformation Chapter Review
Review key terms, vocabulary, sequence of events, and themes from the Renaissance and Reformation with this textbook chapter review. While designed by a publisher for a particular text, this resource can be incorporated into any classroom as a general assessment or review of main ideas and concepts.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 63 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Irish Immigration in 1800s “Was the Treatment of Irish Immigrants as Second-Class Citizens Justified?”
Here are a few words you don't hear fifth and sixth graders saying every day; nativism, xenophobia, subversive, and chauvinistic nationalism. As they gather around for a rousing discussion about the treatment of Irish immigrants, they'll use these big words to define their understanding of the topic.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 34 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Bless Me, Ultima: Culture and History
"The orange of the golden carp appeared at the edge of the pond. . ." The second session in a 10-lesson unit study of Bless Me, Ultima examines the cultural and historic context of the novel. Just as Antonio struggles trying to align his Christian faith with the pagan elements of his culture, class members need to read the provided background information about the traditions pulling at Antonio to understand his confusion.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Renaissance and Reformation Chapter Test
This is a traditional textbook chapter test on the Renaissance and Reformation, complete with eight multiple choice questions, six fill-in-the-blank, and a 10-question matching section identifying key individuals and terms from the period. There is also a brief analysis section on a map illustrating the spread of Protestantism across Europe.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 17 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Diversity of American Colonial Societies: 1530-1770
An extensive view of the demographic, environment and diversity found in early American colonial societies. Older learners are provided with a fairly clear image of the many different people who came to the New World. There is a lot of information in this slide show, it is probably intended for use over a period of weeks.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 9 Views 43 Downloads
16th Century: Martyrs
A martyr is a person who is put to death for his/her beliefs. Kids will learn about the French and English martyrs from the 16th Century. They view the images and information in each slide in order to prepare a written response to a short essay question.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Why Were there Religious Conflicts in the 16th Century?
The big question posed with this presentation is, "Why were there religious conflicts in the 16th century?" While this question is not directly answered, learners are given several key differences of each religious faction that could have led to the conflict.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Anticipation guide: "A Little Kingdom in Carolina"
Lord Proprietors, cazique, landgrave, leetmen? As part of an examination of the history of the Carolinas, eighth graders complete an anticipation guide, read an article entitled “A Little Kingdom in Carolina” and then revisit the guide, comparing their responses to a series of statements before and after reading the article.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed