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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.
In 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.
Students examine the vision of John Calvin. In this Calvinism activity, 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 activity and discussion.
In this John Calvin study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to Calvinism and then respond to 3 reflection questions.
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.
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.
Ninth graders examine the Protestant reformation. In this World History instructional activity, 9th graders analyze various photographs from the Reformation. Students watch a video clip of Luther's trip to Rome.
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.
For this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 21 matching questions regarding the Protestant Reformation and religious wars. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Seventh graders explore the Reformation. In 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, 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, pupils 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.
The Protestant Reformation didn't just happen, it happened for a reason. Discover the causes and effects of this world-altering event. Slides are rich with bulleted text and images. Each is easy to follow and will provide great lecture notes. Religion and politics during the 1500s, is comprehensively covered.
Have you just finished teaching chapters 1-5 of your social studies book and are ready to test your class? If so, you are in luck! Here is a well-organized cumulative review that covers multiple topics, main ideas, and vocabulary related to the age of exploration, American colonization, The Revolutionary War, and the forming of the US government.
A great introduction or supplement to a lesson on the Protestant Reformation, this presentation provides students with strong facts about Martin Luther, the creation of Lutherism, and the effects of the Protestant Reformation throughout the Holy Roman Empire. The length of this presentation allows for a single class session even during a short class period.
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.
Use this project description and detailed rubric as a model for your next PowerPoint assignment. The handout lists topics from the Reformation period, and is followed by a presentation rubric that clearly conveys expectations for research, organization, content, and technical details.
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.