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The Middle Ages in Europe
Students investigate what life was like during Middle Ages in Europe for nobles, merchants, and serfs. They examine economic and political feudal system, and explore how people lived, what conditions of their lifestyles made them particularly susceptible to disease, and what role trade played in spread of the Plague.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 58 Views 233 Downloads
The Middle Ages Gazette
Seventh graders research and obtain information about topics from the Middle Ages and write news reports that be compiled into a Gazette or newsletter. The reports can be on feudalism, castles, jousts and tournaments and/or the Crusades.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Europe in the Middle Ages
Students focus on the development of European civilization during the Middle Ages in Europe through this series of lessons. They develop an awareness for time and place, explain the complex nature of cultures, and real and mythical characters.
4th - 5th Language Arts 42 Views 118 Downloads
The Odds of Dying During a Plague
Sixth graders explore plagues in the middle ages. In this social studies lesson, 6th graders examine the impact of deadly plagues on past societies and how the governments were forced to make drastic changes in response to the plagues
6th Social Studies & History 22 Views 81 Downloads
Analyze the geographical, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the civilizations of Medieval Europe. Middle schoolers work with both social studies and technological skills by writing, editing, and publishing a magazine dealing with issues related to the Middle Ages in western Europe.
8th Language Arts 19 Views 79 Downloads
Medieval Times to Today
Students are introduced to the concept of trade. They are asked: What is trade?, When did civilizations begin trading? and What kinds of goods are traded today and why? They discuss trade in the Middle Ages. Students create a map of Europe and Asia, identifying medieval trade routes.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 40 Downloads
Culture and Kingdoms of West Africa
Africa was home to many great ancient civilizations, this presentation covers aspect of 4 of them. Middle schoolers explore aspects of civilizations from Nubia, Ghana, Mali, and Songhay. Topics covered are achievements, culture, great rulers, and religion.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 31 Views 29 Downloads
From Medieval Times to Today
Students create a map that depicts trade routes in Medieval times. In this economic lesson, students discuss the concept of trade in the Middle Ages. Students make a map of Europe and Asia where they identify medieval trade routes and discuss the commodities of the time.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 120 Downloads
The Mythical, Magical, Middle Ages...NOT!
Fourth graders complete worksheets and roleplay feudal simulations as they are immersed in the daily life of the Middle Ages. They study geography of Europe and the origins of European tribes. They outline and write a biographical essay and make a timeline.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Mapping the Spread of HIV/AIDS
Where is HIV/AIDS most prevalent and what are the current trends regarding HIV? Have groups work together to map the world's HIV/AIDS rates, then create a class map with all the data. Lesson includes cross-disciplinary concepts including world geography, economics, and science.
7th - 12th Science 26 Views 19 Downloads
Blasphemy! Salman Rushdie and Freedom of Expression
High schoolers explore the concepts of blasphemy, censorship and freedom of expression through the lens of Salman Rushdie. They also consider how these issues have been reflected in US history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Renaissance Festival: Classroom Study Guide
This resource incorporates a variety of worksheets on the Renaissance, from crossword puzzles and timelines to an activity designing a family coat of arms. If you are considering hosting a Renaissance fair in your class or you're searching for activities that offer a broad overview of the period, then this is a good resource to get you started.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 47 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
West African Dance: Ekon kon
Twelfth graders investigate Ekon kon or Djola or Jola (dance), a noncompetitive, communal dance performed by the Djola people from the Sene-Gambia region of West Africa. They listen to a lecture by the teacher about the West African cultures that include this dance.
12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 41 Downloads
Oklahoma Stone Soup
Class members complete activities related to the story "Oklahoma Stone Soup." First, pupils read, discuss, and answer questions about the story. Next, to incorporate math into the lesson, learners make stone soup using a variety of vegetables.
K - 4th Health 40 Views 91 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What Makes The Good Life
What makes a good life? What makes life hard? Get your class thinking about the global picture with this extensive packet. They read quotes from around the world, analyze statistical data from every continent, then read and answer critical thinking questions related to household income and basic human needs.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 60 Views 235 Downloads
Medieval Ethiopia, Mali and Nigeria: The Influence of Culture in Africa
Students are introduced to the concept of cultural diffusion. In groups, they identify the culture of Mali, Nigeria and Ethiopia and work together to research how cultural diffusion has changed the country. To end the lesson, they share their findings with the class and view artwork from each country.
6th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 29 Downloads