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A Tour of Europe - Creating a Database
With Europe as the subject, learners practice using a database to organize information. This lesson provides a step-by-step description that is useful when guiding them through this process. There are also worksheets and resource links that can make this lesson a rich experience.
6th Language Arts 4 Views 13 Downloads
A series of maps depicts pre-WWI to post-WWII Europe for your geographers. They use reference materials to help them correctly fill in the countries and the borders as they changed through time. A great resource for a history lesson, or in a language arts unit about a historical novel.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 58 Downloads
Introduction to Europe's Languages & Religions
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 50 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Your YUGO: Stayin' or Goin' Yonder?
Your sixth graders should enjoy this well-designed lesson plan on the five countries that once made up the country of Yugoslavia. They utilize websites embedded in the plan to gather information on many aspects of this region of Europe. Then, divide into pairs to create a trading card on the country they are researching.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
Mission Geography: 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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 31 Views 116 Downloads
Travel to Europe
Students work in small groups to plan an imaginary trip to Europe, including Germany. They research travel routes, prices and popular sights of each destination. Students assemble a booklet describing their itinerary, budget, packing list, hotel and plane information and any relevant cultural tips.
9th - Higher Ed Languages 9 Views 20 Downloads
The Geography & Peoples of Europe
Extremely throrough and informative, this presentation details many aspects of European geography and demographics, including natural resources, climate, topography, and population distribution. This slideshow would be an excellent companion to a unit about Europe, either in relevant pieces or in its entirety.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 223 Downloads
A Christian Europe Emerges: 300-1200
Wars, religious conflicts, political shifts, invasions, sounds like a soap opera. No, just the events that shaped medieval Europe. A good slide show can help you organize events, people, places, and information regarding any subject. This one will keep a lecture on the Christian emergence in Europe all lined-up.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 54 Downloads
EU Movement Role Play
Using role play, a graphic organizer, and discussion, your class members will compare and contrast the movement of people and goods between countries in the European Union before and after the organization was established. This is a great way to associate your learners with the European Union and to discuss the impact of free trade, security, and immigration in movement between foreign countries.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Eastern European Studies
One worksheet, three projects. Learners explore Eastern Europe and mark Eastern European countries on a map. They then collect and record census data on thirteen different countries, and write a 3-5 page expository essay on one of the countries.
6th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 52 Downloads
Introduction To The European Union
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from 1945-1980.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 28 Views 104 Downloads
Remembering to Never Forget
Students discover how the history of a place or event affects one's present perceptions of that place or event. They examine the current tensions caused by the decision to make Weimar, Germany Europe's cultural capital.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 56 Downloads
Students simulate the social rank of feudal Europe. In this medieval world history lesson, students use M&M's to represent the social ranking and power in feudal Europe. Included in this lesson is background information and a discussion guide for after the simulation has been completed.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 39 Views 125 Downloads
Emerging Democracies in Eastern Europe and Russia: How Are They Doing?
Students consider the success of democracies in Eastern Europe. In this government systems lesson plan, 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 35 Downloads
A Primary Source Picture Book
Travel through Europe with ten-year-old Teddy Roosevelt in this writing activity, which uses the picture book My Tour of Europe: by Teddy Roosevelt, by Ellen Jackson. After reading the book, readers compare it to passages from The Boyhood Diary of Theodore Roosevelt, both of which are primary sources of the same account.
4th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Signs and Symbols
Sixth graders carefully analyze a triptych of the nativity, paying close attention to the lines, shapes and symbols included in the artwork. They explore the role of the Catholic church in society at the time the piece was created and consider why the market for religious artwork was so large at the time.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Final Regents Review: The Middle Ages
A thorough and engaging look at the Medieval time period in Europe, this presentation includes photographs of guild crests, illuminated manuscripts, and historical documents. When coupled with a class discussion on Charlemagne and the Crusades, these slides will come in handy as information for notes or images to tie concepts together.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 20 Views 112 Downloads
The Renaissance: Was it a Thing?
Why is the master and creator of this history-based video series claiming the Renaissance didn't even happen? Listen as he offers evidence for this interesting take on the period. The video discusses the significance of trade and wealth in Italy, the influence of the Ottoman and Islamic empire on the Renaissance, and the lasting impact of humanism in fifteenth and sixteenth century Europe.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable