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To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this lesson.
Land of the Rising Guns?
Learners discuss the decision after World War II of Japan's to follow a policy of pacifism. After reading an article, they identify the ways Japan is strengthening its military. They watch a video to discover how their Constitution was changed. To end the lesson, they write a paper arguing against or for Japan increasing its military.
The Louisiana Purchase
In this Historical Facts worksheet, students read a passage about the Louisiana Purchase and answer 8 fill in the blank and 7 true/false questions.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 45 multiple choice questions about European history between the years of 1871 and 1914. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Africa Speaks Out; A World History Lesson on the Effects of Colonialism on Africa
Students study the effects of colonialism on Africa. In this world history lesson plan, students identify and locate the colonial powers within Africa as well as the make-up of Africa today as they read and analyze writings/readings from multiple perspectives. Students analyze the reasons for the colonial break-up in Africa and identify stereotypes of Africa and work to dispel these myths/stereotypes.
How "Grand" and "Allied" was the Grand Alliance?
Students examine the Grand Alliance between the U.S., Great Britain, and the Soviet Union during World War II. They analyze primary sources, examine maps, answer discussion questions, conduct research, and write an essay.
Causes of World War I
Ninth graders identify and explain the six major causes of World War I. They explore the events leading up to WWI, the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and why they were the culmination of everything. Students discuss the characteristics of a "just war," if they believe there is such a thing, and relate them to WWI.
Causes of World War I
In this Causes of World War One worksheet, students define the four main causes of the war, answer several fill-in questions, draw a diagram showing the alliances, and practice using the acronym MAIN to help them remember the causes of World War One.
The New Order for "Greater East Asia"
Students examine the post World War II vision for East and Southeast Asia. They label a map, answer discussion questions, read and discuss handouts, complete a worksheet, and write an essay.
Chamberlain and Hitler, 1938--What Was Chamberlain Trying To Do?
Explore events prior to World War II. Learners view replicas of authentic photographs and hand written documents representing the viewpoints of Adolf Hitler and Neville Chamberlain. They discuss alternate viewpoints, consider historical information, and construct opinions about Chamberlain's actions concerning appeasement.
Fall of Soviet Union/Rise of Chinese Communism
Ninth graders examine the reasons for the fall of communism in the Soviet Union and the rise of communism in China. They listen to a lecture and complete slot notes, listen to and read the lyrics to the song "We Didn't Start the Fire" by Billy Joel, and discuss the meaning of the song.
The Roman Empire (60 BCE-160 CE)
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Roman Empire. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Political European Motives in Africa
In this African colonization instructional activity, students respond to 4 short answer questions that accompany a reading selection about political motives in Africa. Students also complete a graphic organizer based on the selection.
The failure of Diplomacy, September-December 1941
Students investigate four main issues of concern between US and Japan prior to US involvement in World War II. In this role play lesson, students will take the role of US and Japanese negotiators trying to find a diplomatic solution to these four problems by working in pairs to work out an agreement between the two sides. Students will be asked to share the results of their conference and if they succeeded or failed to reach an agreement.
Lines From Behind the Lines
Fifth graders create a timeline of events in a soldiers life. In this World War I lesson, 5th graders learn about the Great Depression and World War I. Students watch video segments about World War I and examine primary sources from the same time period. Students work in groups to create a timeline of events.
High Middle Ages (1000-1200)
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the High Middle Ages. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Romanticism: The Artistic Expression of Liberalism
The epic clash of reason and emotion comes to life in this informative presentation. Detailing the period of Romanticism in 19th century Europe, these slides contain pictures of the most famous pieces of art during this period. Viewers will be drawn to the darkness of the Gothics and to the idealism of the artists and writers of the time. Note: This could be used in conjunction with a literary or art unit.
Lesson 4. Killing Fields
Eleventh graders describe several of the WWI's bloodiest battles, track the battles' progression to determine advances made by leading nations, and write frontline journalistic accounts of one or more of the battles.
Lesson: Elizabeth Peyton: Pictures of Royalty: The Imagined
Elizabeth Peyton is an artist who creates images of people (often famous) that she doesn't personally know. These images become part of her imagined community. Learners analyze her work, her community of imagined friends, and then create a real or imagined community of their own. They use various art mediums to express their portraiture.
Build Your Own Submarine
Students construct their own submarine following a certain procedure. In this physics lesson, students calculate the density of objects using a mathematical formula. They explain why some object floats in water while some do not.