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Exploring European Countries
Your class members will each explore a European country of their choice and report back to the class using a creative PowerPoint or Prezi. They will not only include a basic introduction to the country, but also what they discovered about the country's culture, customs, people, and major landmarks.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The European Tourist
Providing a review of facts relating to European countries, this lesson could be used to cement students' learning. Using a list of resources provided, learners research European countries, answer questions on a worksheet, and produce a project about a particular country.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Land or Sea?
Sixth graders access a database to search for desired information, using "and" or "or" connectors where necessary. They choose a connector and search a prepared database of European countries to locate which countries border certain bodies of water.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
European Elevation Sort
Given a prepared database of European countries, sixth graders sort the countries in ascending order by elevation and identify the five countries with the highest elevations. This cross-curricular lesson combines elements of computer processing with geography.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
European Database - Finding Information
While a simple lesson, this activity taps into an important skill for pupils to master. They have to take lists of information about European countries, and sort and classify them according to certain categories. This is great way to introduce the use of databases.
6th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 1 Download
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 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Small European Countries
Students examine the advantages and disadvantages of being a very small European country in today's world. They locate each country on a map using the coordinates, discuss the governments of each country, and develop a list of advantages and disadvantages.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
Introduction to the European Union
What is the purpose of the European Union, and what institutions and countries comprise it? Check out this resource in which class members participate in a student-led WebQuest activity designed to offer an overview of the European Union. They will then work in groups to design travel brochures on assigned countries from the European Union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
European Database - Filtering
An interesting lesson on finding information in a large database awaits your 6th graders. They complete worksheets embedded in the plan that require finding specific information regarding European countries. In order to answer the questions, they must access a database, and use filtering options to pare down the information.
6th Math 3 Views 0 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
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
Student investigate different types of crime, compare and contrast if there is any relationship between different European countries. They examine different types of offences, meaning and relevance of the age of criminal responsibility and the number of people in prison.
8th - 12th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 10 Downloads
Compare & Contrast European Countries to North Carolina
Using a compare and contrast activity involving European countries and North Carolina, pupils use an Excel sheet and PowerPoint to share their findings. This lesson has the resources and a step-by-step explanation that can lead them through the process of using educational software to analyze and display information.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
EU Simulation: The European Council
Discover how government and the European Union works with this interactive activity. Small groups form to represent a country and create a profile. The instructor presents an issue to discuss and potential politicians then develop proposals accordingly.
12th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
European Union Governance
Become familiar with the structure and functions of the European Union. As they conduct internet research, young historians use an attached worksheet to categorize the five main institutions of the EU. A flowchart worksheet also gives learners the opportunity to see the legislative processes laid out.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Panorama of the European Union
Explore the concept of the European Union interactively. Young travelers go on a European Union scavenger hunt through the "Panorama of the European Union" map publication. The scavenger hunt worksheet provides answers and detailed directions for classroom implementation, though the map itself is not included.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 45 Downloads
Scramble for Africa
In this fantastic simulation, your young historians take on the roles of imperialistic European countries in the nineteenth century and then "scramble" to carve up the continent of Africa! This is a very hands-on activity that will help your learners to understand the economic and arbitrary motivations of European powers in African colonization.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 36 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Did the Unification of Germany Change the Course of World History?
Here you'll find a nice guided notes learning exercise on Otto von Bismarck, which details Bismarck's plan to unify Germany, as well as asks learners to analyze his motivations and overall impact.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Countries of South America
Students focus on the geography of the countries of South America. Using a map, they identify the European countries who claimed the South American countries and research the influences they had on South America. To end the lesson, they write an essay about the South American country they want to live in with supporting details.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 32 Views 188 Downloads