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Ninth graders explore selected Internet sites to discover details about the life of John Calvin. In this Reformation lesson, 9th graders follow the steps in the provided Web Quest to locate and record information about Calvin as well as Calvinism.
Eighth graders, using a Venn Diagram, compare and contrast Protestantism and Catholicism. At the beginning of class, they participate in a simulation to explore the beginnings of Jamestown and Roanoke. After discussion and taking notes, 8th graders explore the views of Martin Luther and John Calvin.
A passage from a Wikipedia article about John Calvin provides readers with an opportunity to practice their comprehension skills. Readers are encouraged to use the provided links to locate supplemental information necessary to correctly answer the quiz questions. An answer key is provided.
For this research worksheet, students learn about John Calvin regaining authority in Geneva. Students find information in books or on the Internet. Students then answer 4 general short essay questions.
Ninth graders investigate the Protestant Reformation. In this global history lesson, 9th graders examine the provided primary sources that enable students to create posters and presentations that reveal how Catholicism, Lutheranism, Calvinism, and Anabaptism changed during the era.
In this online interactive world history activity, students answer 21 matching questions regarding the Protestant Reformation and religious wars. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students examine the vision of John Calvin. For this Calvinism lesson, students compare Calvin's religious ideology with that of Martin Luther as well as the Catholic Church. Students discuss the lecture they listen to and write reflections of the lesson and discussion.
Seventh graders explore the Reformation. For this World History lesson, 7th graders analyze primary sources on being Protestant and Catholic. Students discuss as a class the impact of the Reformation.
Ninth graders analyze the economic, political, and theological issues of the Reformation. In this Reformation lesson plan, 9th graders examine primary and secondary sources to determine the causes and effects of the Reformation in Germany, France, and England.
In this German history study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the history of Germany from 1500 to the present and fill in the blanks with the appropriate words. Students also respond to 22 short answer questions regarding the topic.
In this John Calvin study guide worksheet, young scholars read a brief overview pertaining to Calvinism and then respond to 3 reflection questions.
Review key terms, vocabulary, sequence of events, and themes from the Renaissance and Reformation with this textbook chapter review. While designed by a publisher for a particular text, this resource can be incorporated into any classroom as a general assessment or review of main ideas and concepts.
This multiple-choice assessment on the Renaissance and Reformation reviews topics from humanism and the protests of Martin Luther to Italian city-states. While this is a traditional assessment designed by a textbook publisher, you can use some of these questions as part of a general review or as an opportunity to practice test-taking strategies.
With graphic organizers galore, learners will follow the changes of church and state in early colonial America. They look at the differences between the pilgrims and the puritans in terms of beliefs and life ways. Myths and misconceptions are also laid to rest. Could be a handy resource when discussion colonial life.
The Protestant Reformation was started by Martin Luther. Learners assess six key events related to the reformation and list their causes and effects. They then respond to seven additional short-answer questions.
Students discover the Medieval reformation. In this ethics lesson, students simulate council and government bodies to determine responses to various opinions regarding religion and ethics. They determine what postilions to take and why based on their understanding of the period.
Fifth graders identify key events of the Reformation. They recognize the impact of religion during the Middle Ages.
In this President Calvin Coolidge worksheet, students read a 4 page description of the life and presidency of President Calvin Coolidge. This reading discusses his upbringing, career, family and death. Students then answer 8 multiple choice questions about the information they just read. The answers are on the last page.
The Protestant Reformation and Counter Reformation provide a wealth of lesson and activity opportunities.
Students explore the characteristics of different religions and religious beliefs. In this World History lesson, students research the history of the Reformed, Catholics and Lutherans, then complete several activities to reinforce their findings and knowledge.