Italian Peninsula Teacher Resources
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In this landforms worksheet, students take notes in a chart about landforms and resources of Europe and how they have shaped life there, then answer six comprehension questions.
In this Mediterranean Europe worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer as they read several passages, then answer five comprehension questions.
Check out this packet of worksheets involving mapping activities, vocabulary logging, reading and comprehending informational texts, etc., which focuses on Italian city-states during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. There are also activity and note-taking guidelines for designing a scrapbook on the culture, politics, and social systems of Florence and Venice.
This resource outlines several general activities for a study of Ancient Rome, and includes guiding questions, a handout on the story of Romulus and Remus, and ideas for incorporating mapping and timeline activities into your review.
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.
Sixth graders discuss the rise of Rome from a republic to a dictatorship. In small groups, they role-play as congress people debating whether or not to give the president more powers. In another activity, 6th graders produce television interviews with leaders from ancient history.
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.
Take a critical look at the causes and effects of the Reformation. It's all covered here, in this well formatted, image rich presentation. The inquisition, shifts in politics, religious development, and conflicts are outlined.
Italy is the birthplace of countless individuals who changed the course of human history.
Learners examine the major allied differences on wartime strategy and goals during World War II. They read and analyze primary source documents, complete a worksheet, analyze a timeline, and write an essay.
Get your geographers thinking with this global history and geography standardized practice test. Class members respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography. Images, maps, and political cartoons throughout give a more dynamic look to the test layout.
In this vocabulary worksheet, students choose the correct vocabulary word to complete sentences and match definitions. Students have 24 words with 18 activities each.
Fifth graders listen to lectures presenting the physical and political geography of Western Europe. They choose a research topic inspired by these countries and prepare a report to present to the class at the end of the class study of this region.