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- Sabrina F., Special Education Teacher
- Fairfax, VA
Italian Peninsula Teacher Resources
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Sixth graders create a timeline of major events of the Roman Republic. Students use the library and Internet to research information for use in all included activities. Students identify and interpret the rise of an empire under strong leadership and the rise of Christianity. Students usie notes, Students compare and contrast Caesar, Constantine, and Diocletian in their approach and policies governing Rome in chart format.
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. Bright maps and easy-to-read statistics make this presentation a real find for a social studies teacher.
After a brief summary of Napoleon's conquests and the coalitions against which he fought, this video details his emergence as Emperor and a major superpower in Europe. It summarizes main points about Napoleon, including his trail through Egypt and back into France, and his appointment as first Consul. This video is a good way to expose students to the basic feats of Napoleon through a series of explanatory maps, up to the formation of the Third Coalition in 1803.
The Vandals, The Goths, and Saxons - sounds like a line-up for a punk show. But it's not! These are some of the Barbarian tribes that moved into Europe at the fall of the Roman Empire. This clear presentation describes several key tribes, their cultures, and the effects they had on an emerging Europe during the Dark Ages. Review questions are included!
Differentiating between Northen European art and Italian art, these slides detail the intricacies of art during the Renaissance. Flemish, French, German, and English art, as well as the art of the "Low Countries" (Austria, Spain, and Greece) are featured in rich, brilliant colors. This walk through a virtual museum will leave your class spellbound and inspired.
How did Rome become such a vast and successful empire? The resource outlines the geography, neighboring colonies, politics, key players, and major reasons for Romes success as a ruling nation. Images, clear information, and comprehension questions make this great for classroom use.