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Sixth graders explore the Middle Ages. In this world history lesson, 6th graders participate in many activities such as developing a timeline, constructing a Medieval clock, creating a Feudal System Pyramid and completing a review worksheet. This is a unit plan comprised of ten different lessons that address various aspects of the Middle Ages such as the Bubonic Plague, The Crusades and the Byzantine Empire.
Students investigate the history of the law of war. In this international law instructional activity, students listen to a lecture regarding the history of international law spanning from Pax Romana to Collective Security. Students respond to discussion questions and collaborate to write international law recommendations for the 21st century.
Eighth graders explore the religious themes in Medieval literature. In this Medieval literature lesson, 8th graders review textbook passages on the Middle Ages view transparencies of the topic. Students research the the Canterbury Tales and examine Martin Luther's Ninety-five Theses. Students have a choice of an assessment activity.
Learners use the internet to research the geography of the Renaissance. Using maps of Europe, they identify at least three key cities during the time period and discuss the main types of transportation. They research the various customs and traditions and examine the types of art that came out during the Renaissance.
Before assigning this short reading assignment to your class, consider giving them a brief description of Charlemagne and using a map to show where he's from and where he ruled. This will give your readers some basic information before they get started. After they read the passage, they answer four multiple choice questions.
Eleventh graders explore the rise of antisemitism in the United States in the early 20th century. After reading a passage concerning one man's ordeal, 11th graders discuss how the civil rights of minority groups has been viewed in America. Reading and test materials are included.