Major Cities of Europe Teacher Resources
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International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean trade routes, as well as reviews the importance of monsoon winds and the spread of products, ideas, and the religion of Islam.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mask wearing is not just for Halloween! This attractive and informative set of worksheets discusses this important African cultural tradition, as well as a variety of other significant cultural attributes to ancient civilizations, such as divination and demographics.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 45 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Kiev in Chaos: Teaching About the Crisis in Ukraine
Provide a historical context for the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine that began in late 2013. Learners review their prior knowledge and chronicle new understandings with a KWL chart, watch a video explaining the Ukrainian cultural divide, study the geography of the region, and read an article on the core factors responsible for the Ukrainian revolution.
3 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols
How did the Russia we know today come to take shape? How did the Mongols make a lasting impact on the evolution of Russia? John Green discusses this history, including the nation's early separation from the Byzantine Empire and the reign of Ivan the Terrible in an engaging presentation.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the primary grades come to appreciate the wonderful diversity the world has to offer.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 22 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
That's Moor Like It!
How do modern adaptations of Shakespearean plays relate to their original source material? Middle and high schoolers focus on Shakespeare's play Othello and its screen adaptation "O" to explore how modern film adaptations of Shakespeare have the potential to both enhance the original literature and detract from its meaning.
6th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 91 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Food, Glorious Food?
How are the reactions between American and European consumers different when it comes to genetically modified foods? Use the New York Times article "Consumers in Europe Resist Gene-Altered Foods" to inform your middle schoolers about the controversy, as well as to compare the reaction in America.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 186 Downloads
New Review Romanesque Art
What were the Crusades? Why were there so many? What was their impact on Medieval Europe? On art and architecture? These are the key questions addressed by a 74-slide PowerPoint designed for AP art history and Humanities class but appropriate for anyone interested in Romanesque art.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Geography A to Z: All Around Europe #3
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, The Colosseum, and the country where the Kremlin is located are a few of the clues learners will use to determine the names of five world locations. The first letter of each mystery location is provided, but that doesn't mean the worksheet is easy.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 10 Downloads
Be That As It Maya
Creative projects are a great way to engage your class and can be a fun way to assess mastery! Learners create brochures and postcards that might have been created by and for travelers to ancient Mayan cities. They read and discuss the New York Times article "In Maya Ruins, Scholars See Evidence of Urban Sprawl" and explore a website on Mayan sites.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 429 Downloads
The Progressive Era
Eighth graders utilize the SOAP method to analyze a work of art and relate it to what they know about the Progressive Era and the reasons why cities changed and the ways in which cities changed during the end of the 19th century. They complete a series of worksheets to aid in their analysis.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 38 Downloads
Money: Bucks, Banks, and Business
Put economics and currency exchange rates into a real-world application kids can understand. They'll compare bus fares from various cities around the world. Each child selects three international cities to research. They determine the cost of bus fare for each city and then use the current exchange rate to convert their fares into a US dollar amount.
6th - 8th Math 5 Views 5 Downloads
The Restoration Colonies
Explore the earliest American cities in this presentation, which details the demographics, geography, and characteristics of New York, Pennsylvania, and the Carolinas, among others. These slides help to fill in the gap between the landing of the Mayflower and the American Revolution.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 12 Views 41 Downloads
Students research immigration to find out why people from Europe, Asia, and elsewhere left their homelands during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Then they determine what living conditions were like when immigrants first settled in the United States or elsewhere during that period.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 12 Views 13 Downloads
The Reunification of Germany
Students explore the process Germany went through to reunify. For this World History lesson, students complete numerous activities, including research, map and graph data and analyzing documents, to develop an understanding of the Reunification of Germany.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 25 Views 110 Downloads
Unit on Gandhi and Ahimsa
Students explore the history of Gandhi and his viewpoint and example of nonviolence. In this World History lesson, students complete numerous research assignments and activities over the course of nine lessons to expand their knowledge about Gandhi and the British Empire.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 12 Views 89 Downloads