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Present the life and times of Napoleon to your World History class. This is a very complete slide-show that high-lights the key events, players, and politics that lead to the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte. There are many rich and interesting images, any one of which would be a great discussion starter. This one is a definite download.
Today your class will read and then write several responses regarding Napoleon and the French Revolution. There are seven short-answer questions related to Napoleon's empire and exile, and one short essay question asking learners to think critically about the nature of Napoleon's actions.
Twelfth graders research historical turning points, gather-data, and extrapolate possible alternate outcomes. They work individually to choose one historical event from Attachment D, Historical Turning Points. Students complete either an expository essay following the directions in Attachment H or a class presentation following the directions in Attachment I.
Twelfth graders determine how to change history. In this American history lesson, 12th graders research events in American history and analyze how they may have had outcomes that changed the course of history. Students examine the Civil War, immigration policies, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
High schoolers explore the Sistine Chapel. In this European history lesson, students watch "Sistine Chapel Frescoes: Scenes from Genesis." High schoolers then discuss the Vatican and the role of the Pope. Students then visit a website to take a virtual tour of the chapel prior to designing their own Sistine Chapel ceiling on a bulletin board.