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Students conduct research on a German anti-Nazi group named "Die Weisse Rose", the White Rose, that eventually lost their lives for their resistance to Nazi rule. They view films, access the Internet, prepare responsive narratives to the material and identify new structures and vocabulary they have encountered.
Students explore the events that led up to World War I. In this World History lesson, students read an article on Germany and World War I, then answer four study questions and write an essay about the article.
For this German history study guide worksheet, pupils read a brief overview pertaining to the history of Germany from 1500 to the present and fill in the blanks with the appropriate words. Students also respond to 22 short answer questions regarding the topic.
One of the most straightforward rules of the English language is to add an s to make a word plural, except for a few irregular words. However, English wasn't always like this. Watch a narrated, animated video that explains the history of the development of the pluralization method we know and use today. The video emphasizes the malleability of language.
In this World War II worksheet, students read a 2-page selection from History of Germany in the Nineteenth Century and Historical and Political Writings by Heinrich Vot Treitschke and then respond to 4 short answer questions about the information presented.
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
Here's a pretty comprehensive lesson on the polka. There is information on the origins of the polka and the history of Oktoberfest. There is even a list of how to count to ten in Polish, Czech, and German. Include or skip whatever you choose in presenting this lesson on the polka. The steps to performing the polka are written out and better yet, there is a video that shows a group of college students performing the dance.
In this History Detectives learning exercise, students are asked to examine primary and secondary sources to answer questions and come to conclusions.
Young scholars 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.
Students explore how one uses examples from history to inform themselves of past and present events. After reading an article, they examine the significance of renaming a base in Germany after a soldier who survived the Holocaust. They create a list of places that are named after people and research the people who have places named after them.
For this Nazi dictatorship worksheet, students read a 7-page selection about German history and then respond to 4 multiple choice questions about Nazi rule.
Students research the history of the Olympics. They compare their findings to the information found in the book Hour of the Olympics. They discuss and present the changes in the Olympic from ancient times to today.
After reading personal accounts and watching the video entitled, European Theater during WWII, learners write a letter. They use what they know about the Battle of the Bulge, WWII warfare, and the time period to compose a letter home in the voice of a soldier on either the American or German side of the war.
Although the article that launches this instructional activity is about the history of the Periodic Table, the objective is reading comprehension. Using the eight-page informational text, learners answer five comprehension questions and craft one essay. They utilize text features such as headings and graphics to more efficiently move through the questions, and mark the text as they read to note important facts. This is also a great way to teach vocabulary in context and text features. The reading is not difficult or long.
Examine the United States through the lens of intolerance using this 2-week unit plan, which includes details for 13 days of instruction. Scholars study examples of prejudiced behavior throughout history, discuss issues in groups, investigate genocide, analyze primary sources and legislative landmarks, and finally apply their knowledge to a study on the Holocaust. While texts are not included, all readings are named and some could be located on other sites. Discussion questions are strong.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 23 multiple choice questions about Hegel's Philosophy of History. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
Students research the history of Immigration. In this World History instructional activity, students explore European immigration then specifically focus on ways African Immigration was different. Students then divide into small groups and create a poster which depicts their findings.
Students choose three activities that demonstrate their knowledge of North Carolina history. In this North Carolina history lesson, students choose three activities from a tic-tac-toe sheet to complete. They research information, write a paragraph, and/or complete creative projects. They work with Native American history, pirates, folktales, and historical timelines.
Students examine the history of the National parks. In groups, they discuss the concepts of conservation and preservation. They discuss the use of natural resources and how some are renewable and non-renewable. To end the lesson, they research the role of Gifford Pinchot and the Hetch Hetchy controversy and discuss with the class.
In order to investigate the history of England, pupils complete sentences, fill in the blanks, answer short-answer questions, choose correct words, and more. There are eight exercises filled with clever ways to get your kids learning about the England's history.