Major Cities of Europe Teacher Resources
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The Dark Ages - Part 2 - The Waning Empire
Throughout the 5th century Rome became a waste of innovation and technology. As wave after wave of Britons, Goths, and Vandals entered the city, this marked the beginning of the Dark Ages. An interesting look at how a huge and advanced civilization could fall.
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Get out a clean sheet of paper and get ready to take notes on the Italian Renaissance. Kids can easily follow along as you progress through each informative slide. They'll take notes on humanism, classical learning, city-states, and Renaissance economics.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Introduction to Age of Absolutism
Who were the absolute monarchs of Europe and what effect did they have on their countries? Young historians begin by naming qualities they believe are important for a monarch to possess. They then take notes on four key factors leading to domination of absolute monarchs of Europe, complete a map activity detailing five major European powers that emerged from the Age of Exploration, and analyze a primary source document on the concept of divine right.
9th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The City of Walls: Constantinople
Capture the interest of your classroom! Discover how classical culture survived in Western Europe thanks to the fortifications of the city of Constantinople, whose elaborate system of moats, outer walls, and inner walls protected the Roman city from the siege of neighboring enemies.
4 mins 9th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How Does Your Garden Grow? Discovering How Weather Patterns Affect Natural Cycles
Emergent scientists examine the unusually warm winter of 2011-2012 (called the “year without a winter”) and its effect on blossoming times and pollination. Groups engage in a weather information scavenger hunt, compare climate maps, and collect data from the US and Europe.
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Path of the Black Death
Students are able to show on a map how the Black Death moved through Europe. They summarize the direct effects of the Black Death in Europe. Students cite evidence from firsthand accounts in developing an argument that connections can, or cannot, be drawn between the plague and changes adopted by the ruling class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson Plan C29: Promotional Leaflet for a European Country
Students navigate Internet and use Europe in the Round software as research resource to choose European country, and produce promotional leaflet that includes information, facts, and graphics that highlight richness of European culture.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Classics for Kids: Dvorak's "Slavonic Dance No. 7"
This short biography of Antonin Dvorak and map of Eastern Europe could accompany and supplement listening to "Slavonic Dance No. 7." Four questions support reading the geographic map, a "Listening Map" outlines the form of the composition, and dot-to-dot and matching make for fun sponge activities.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
What's Russia To Do?
Students watch a PowerPoint presentation on the Gulag system in Russia. In groups, they use the internet to create maps on climate and population pyramids for the country of Russia. They must use this information and develop a plan to solve the problems of the past.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
In order to review language skills, students in both upper elementary and higher grades can benefit from this activity providing an exploration of information related to Europe. This 12 question activity provides a reading passage, comprehension questions, and a multiple choice vocabulary quiz.
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts