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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.
Do your historians fully grasp the consequences of being at war? Help them connect past with present through this group research activity, which has learners analysing repercussions suffered by citizens of countries in conflict. Students research from a list of wars (needs updating), and consider possible consequences of current conflicts in which the U.S. is involved. Although the U.S. is at war in the Middle East, consider having groups analyze a less obvious country.
Explore the Enlightenment period through literature, music, and autocratic rule. Each slide contains basic information on major Baroque, Classical, and political figures contemporary to the late 1700's and early 1800's. Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Frederick II, Joseph II, and Catherine II are all mentioned.
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 examine World War II through the use of literature. As a class, they brainstorm a list of words they relate to the war itself. In groups, they read various novels and view photographs showing the experiences of the Jews, British, Japanese and Germans throughout the war. They compare and contrast the various experiences to end the lesson plan.
Students explore about the daily life of ancient Romans. They gain a better knowledge of the significant achievements and contributions made by the Romans. The Roman Empire in the First Century provides a detailed look at the emperors of the time as well as other important historical figures.
High schoolers identify and interpret Spanish heritage, including the Mediterranean culture, language, history, trade, and migration. Following, they began an in-depth study of Egypt, the Middle East, Greece, and Rome and were able to make connections with the Spanish heritage and distant civilizations. Finally, students made the study of Current Events timelier by comparing present-day labor practices in third World countries.