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What's Russia To Do?
Students watch a PowerPoint presentation on the Gulag system in Russia. In groups, they use the internet to create maps on climate and population pyramids for the country of Russia. They must use this information and develop a plan to solve the problems of the past.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
New Review The Rise of Totalitarianism, the Start of World War II and the US Response
How did totalitarian regimes, in places like Russia, Italy, Germany, and Japan, come to power after World War I? Your young historians will participate in a jigsaw activity and then analyze the response of the United States to the rise of these regimes by debating as either isolationists or interventionists.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Atlantic Slave Trade
This presentation offers an overview of the Atlantic slave trade, taking care to give the subject its due diligence and explain the origins of slavery, the types of products slaves were forced to harvest, the most common importers of slaves in the Caribbean and Brazil, how Europeans acquired slaves through trading, etc.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 6 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 26 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Utopia/Dystopia: The American Dream
American dream or American nightmare? Whether born in the USA or having come to America, we, the people of the United States, are prompted by a vision. Explore that vision through a series of materials and activities. Although designed as extension projects for gifted, self-guided learners, the materials and activities in this resource can be used to introduce a vision or unifying principle for a semester or year-long American literature course.
10th - 12th Language Arts 50 Views 39 Downloads
Harry Wu: Forced Labor
Over the course of two class periods, young historians explore human rights issues; specifically, forced labor in China. This resource provides everything you need, including relevant vocabulary, an anticipatory activity, and a small-group project.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Republic of Sakha (Yukutia)
Young geographers learn about the extreme temperatures found in the Rebublic of Sakha, and study the hardships caused by these temperatures. They look at why people choose to live in such a remote and rugged area. This incredible, 22-page lesson plan is packed with photographs, worksheets, engaging activites and assignments, and is well-woth implementing in your classroom.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Students discuss work experiences and g. list and rank the top ten criteria to bear in mind when looking for a job. They explore work vocabulary, interpret jargon used in help wanted ads and prepare a positive job ad to attract potential employees to a terrible job.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 11 Downloads
What Makes the Writer Write
Your 11th and 12th graders are ready to critique society! Channel that inclination by studying a novel that offers social criticism of other eras (book recommendations included). This resource presents a well-thought-out overview of such a unit, incorporating technology (online group collaboration, multimedia presentations, etc.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
How free are people in the United States, or in the world for that matter? The class reads and compares two articles that discuss levels of freedom enjoyed by different people around the globe. They discuss why some people have more freedom than others, and then research a person from history who has made great sacrifices to ensure the freedom of others.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 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 16 Views 213 Downloads
Early Russian History
While not heavy in text, the vivid images, maps, and key information in this slide show, are sure to hold an audience. They'll view images of geography, buildings, and people who are apart of early Russian History. Use the presentation to enhance a lecture by providing visual context.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 24 Downloads
"History of My Family"
Students explore world geography by participating in a family history project. In this U.S.S.R. lesson, students read assigned text regarding the Stalinist era of Russia and the intolerance that thrived there. Students answer a list of family history questions and study questions based on the current state of Russia.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 20 Downloads
Korean Non-Governmental Organizations
Students consider the work of South Koreans working to make the world a better place. In this non-governmental organizations lesson, students research the public service work of South Koreans and use their findings to create an exhibition.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads