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The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and research assignments.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 198 Views 941 Downloads
The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or... Which Was It?
Who and what exactly constituted the Roman republic? Mr. Green begins this history presentation by detailing Julius Caesar's rise to power and his impact on the republic. He reviews government structure and leadership roles, achievements of Caesar's rule, and finally a discussion on the general value of the Roman republic and whether or not it was worth preserving.
12 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Heroes and Heroines: King David, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and Napoleon
Young scholars identify and examine four heroes from history and imaginative literature. They discuss the characteristics of a hero and share perceptions of what makes a hero. By comparing and analyzing a few historical and literary figures, the students incorporate the concepts of heroism into their psyches.
10th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 47 Downloads
In Your Own Words... Paraphrasing
How can you put a passage in your own words without changing the meaning of the original text? That is the question facing many young researchers. The advice modeled in this presentation is that writers read the passage carefully, identify the main idea, highlight important words or phrases, and then restate the main ideas in their own words.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Rosetta Stone: Where Does It Belong?
In this Rosetta Stone worksheet, students read a 6-paragraph article on the Rosetta Stone. Students respond to 4 short answer questions regarding the article. Vocabulary words from the article and their definitions are also included.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 123 Downloads
The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a goldmine for ideas and activities associated with exploration in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 460 Views 346 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Alexander the Great and the Situation... the Great?
What made Alexander the Great so great? John Green reviews three possible definitions of the term great that we ascribe to historical figures, while offering a fairly comprehensive overview of the accomplishments and legacy of Alexander of Macedon.
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students research female Pharaohs, specifically Hatshepsut and Cleopatra After observing a video, they discuss and answer questions about each Pharaoh. Using the internet, students research each woman. Pretending to be Hatshepsut or Cleopatra, students write a diary entry which includes historical facts and events of their lives.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 55 Downloads
Shoot for the Moon
Second graders distinguish the different phases of the moon. In this astronomy instructional activity, 2nd graders study the history of its discovery and myths about its origin. They simulate how the moon's surface is illuminated by the sun.
2nd Language Arts 33 Views 151 Downloads
The Notables Network
Eighth graders investigate the qualities, characteristics, and skills that effective leaders possess. In this leadership qualities lesson, 8th graders research the backgrounds and contributions of world leaders and assess the significance of their accomplishments.
8th Language Arts 5 Views 23 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, January 2010
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 60 Downloads
TNN: The Notables Network
Seventh graders investigate the qualities, characteristics and skills that effective leaders possess and use. They research the backgrounds and contributions of world leaders (past and present) and then assess the significance of their accomplishments.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads