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Die Weisse Rose: German History
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.
9th - Higher Ed Languages 5 Views 20 Downloads
Fall of Rome the Roman Empire... in the 15th Century
What caused, and when was, the fall of the Roman Empire? Find out why the narrator argues the date to be around the middle of the 15th century, or in some ways, to this very day. The video covers Roman efforts to incorporate Germanic warriors into the Roman army, the lack of an emperor after the fifth century, and the rise and impact of the Byzantine empire.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
World History Research Paper
Here is a set of fantastic project guidelines for a World History research paper, including over 60 possible research topics and guiding questions. Templates for source citations and summaries are included, as well as a very detailed essay rubric.
9th - 11th Language Arts 47 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
World War II
What's great about this summary of World War II is that in addition to reviewing pivotal events and players, the narrator describes the war's connection to countries beyond the core Axis and Allies. It also emphasizes causes behind Germany's military expansion and the war's overall impact on the civilian population.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Intolerance in American History
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.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 36 Views 228 Downloads
Early North Carolina History Tic-Tac-Toe
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.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 9 Views 98 Downloads
The Pearl Harbor Controversy
Did Roosevelt know about the planned attack on Pearl Harbor prior to December 7, 1941? After examining primary and secondary source materials, viewing documentary footage on the attack, a History Channel video on the controversy, and engaging in group and full class discussions, individuals present their response to the central question as an argumentative essay.
8th - 12th Language Arts 74 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Deutschland und die Europäische Union (Germany and the European Union)
Introduce your language students in German class to the European Union, including the historic developments, the current structure, and some of the political and social principles behind it with this activity. In small groups, learners will respond to German music and read, discuss, and highlight information about the European Union.
10th - 12th Languages 3 Views 5 Downloads
Immigrants' Experiences in Colonial North Carolina
What would it have been like to leave your birthplace and move to a brand new colony? Why might you have decided to move? What challenges would you have faced? As part of a series of lessons about the history of North Carolina, middle schoolers examine primary sources that document the experiences of two groups of settlers in North Carolina during the colonial period.
6th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
History, Eugenics and Genetics
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This activity is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is carefully written and highly valuable.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Great War: Evaluating the Treaty of Versailles
Students examine and evaluate the Treaty of Versailles. They read and discuss primary source documents, explore various websites, develop a list of postwar goals for France, Germany, and the U.S., and evaluate whether the treaty was fair or unfair.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 114 Downloads
World War Two Causes
Background sheets, crossword puzzles, graphic organizers... oh my! If you're searching for a range of activities and worksheets on the subject of the onset of World War II, then this is the booklet for you. Featured topics include the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Hitler's rise to power, the failure of appeasement, and the first German invasions of the war.
5th - 10th Language Arts 230 Views 193 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Photographs as History
Imagine being a war photographer embedded in World War I. How do you see your role? How might your photos influence that study of the war? Of history? Class members select a photograph, adopt the perspective of the photographer, and craft an analysis of the picture.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Guidance Notes: Inequality in Brazil
This resource includes six activity guidelines and accompanying worksheets for discussing the current trends of inequality in Brazil, particularly in preparation for the 2014 World Cup. Using a blank map, informational texts, and suggested news articles and videos, learners discuss the country's history of inequality and the Brazilian government's efforts to reduce poverty.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History 28 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Solving the Puzzle of the Periodic Table
Did you know that the first time someone isolated a pure element was when Henning Brand boiled down his own urine in 1669 and unknowingly discovered phosphorus? The history of our current periodic table of elements is entertainingly drawn for viewers with clever black-and-white animation.
4 mins 8th - 12th Science 65 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Kaffee - und Teegesellschaften: German Foods
Introduce your Language students to the culture and 19th century German custom of serving coffee and cake at small parties. They read old cookbooks, sort recipes, prepare foods, compare old German recipes to recipes from home and convert measurements and temperatures.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 15 Downloads
WWII German Submarine Warfare: U505
Students research how the capture of a German submarine by the Allies affected the outcome of WWII. In this WWII lesson, students complete a KWL chart. Students research primary source documents online and answer discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
World History People Review
Who's who in World History? Help your historians keep track of major figures with this World History People Review, where students match 96 world figures to the appropriate descriptions. The matching questions are grouped by historical era or subject.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 369 Downloads
Germany : 1500-present
In this German history study guide worksheet, students 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.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 10 Views 60 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography 2008
Test your learners on their knowledge of world history and geography. For this global history and geography standardized test, class members respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 167 Downloads