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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.
Sixth graders explore a timeline which is used to review the life of Van Gogh. In this art instructional activity, 6th graders use a map and plot the cities where Van Gogh once lived. Students then sketch and color a copy of Van Gogh's "The Bedroom at Arles", they complete this 3 times to add contrasting color combinations. Students display their art around the room for all to see and enjoy.
Sixth graders discover locations and countries in Europe by identifying them on a map. In this European geography lesson, 6th graders read the book The Lost Little Elephant, with their class and discuss the geography referenced in the book. Students examine a map of Europe and practice naming the different continents and countries.
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. Lively graphics make this a highly reader-friendly reproducible.
The average temperatures found in European cities is the focus of this lesson. Pupils utilize worksheets, and excel files embedded in the plan in order to find, and convert, temperatures found across Europe. This is a good lesson for learning how to effectively utilize spreadsheets.
The Vandals, The Goths, and Saxons - sounds like a line-up for a punk show. But it's not! These are some of the Barbarian tribes that moved into Europe at the fall of the Roman Empire. This clear presentation describes several key tribes, their cultures, and the effects they had on an emerging Europe during the Dark Ages. Review questions are included!