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The question posed to the class is, "What makes a group?" The answer to that question results in a better understanding of the nature of culture. Race, location, religion, language, and group identification are explored as children pair up and consider how these traits define various regions in Europe. Two worksheets and an informational text guide them as they explore the topic of European language and religion, culminating in a reflective journal entry. 
Students focus on the development of European civilization during the Middle Ages in Europe through this series of lessons. They develop an awareness for time and place, explain the complex nature of cultures, and real and mythical characters.
Young scholars examine the U.S. neutrality policies that preceded American involvement in World War II. For this World War II lesson, students explore the events in Europe from 1939 to 1940 and Roosevelt's decision to give military aid to Britain.
Students explore Paris. In this geography skills lesson plan, students watch "City Life in Europe," and conduct further research on the city of Paris and the country of France. Students create postcards that feature Parisian landmarks. 
Students examine the aftermath of World War II. For this Marshall Plan lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the plan to rebuild Western Europe and its outcome.  Students respond to discussion questions regarding the lecture.
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 45 identification questions about the countries located in Europe. Students have 5 minutes to complete the quiz.
Students consider the success of democracies in Eastern Europe. In this government systems lesson, students research the implementation of democratic practices and rule in the countries of Eastern Europe following the Cold War. Students also discuss and rank the characteristics of democracies.
Ninth graders examine the Ball season in Europe. In this European Culture ESL lesson, 9th graders read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students complete a graphic organizer on going to a ball. 
Students practice interpreting a map identifying both geographical and political features on various countries in Europe. They create and evaluate a country profile as well as conduct online and library research on the countries located in Europe.
Students work together to research the history and culture of countries in Europe. They create an itinerary that highlights the characteristics of the country they are researching. They present their brochure to the class.
Seventh graders compare feudal societies in Europe and Asia. In this feudalism lesson, 7th graders research the political, economic, and social attributes of feudal Europe and feudal Asia. Students create feudalism picture books as a culminating activity.
In this Europe worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Europe. Students complete 10 activities total.
In this Eastern Europe activity, students take notes in a graphic organizer while reading several passages about waterways for commerce and deforestation, then answer five comprehension questions.
Students explore the overall strategies pursued by the Americans and their British allies in the initial months of World War II in Europe. By examining military documents, students examine the decision to invade North Africa instead of France.
Students examine the overall strategy pursued by the Allies in the final moths of World War II in Europe by examining military documents and consulting an interactive map of the European theater.
In order to review language skills, students in both upper elementary and higher grades can benefit from this activity providing an exploration of information related to Europe. This 12 question activity provides a reading passage, comprehension questions, and a multiple choice vocabulary quiz.
In this Northern Europe instructional activity, students complete a graphic organizer while reading several passages about technology, art, and the treatment of women, then answer five comprehension questions.
In this historical perspectives activity, students read a 2-page selection about Northern Europe of the past and today and then respond to 5 short answer questions and compete a graphic organizer based on the information.
Students investigate the geographic and cultural differences in Europe. In this social studies lesson plan, students research and describe the philanthropy of different European nations, while charting and comparing them to each other.
Learners investigate what life was like during Middle Ages in Europe for nobles, merchants, and serfs. They examine economic and political feudal system, and explore how people lived, what conditions of their lifestyles made them particularly susceptible to disease, and what role trade played in spread of the Plague. Students then write exploratory essays.