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African-Americans and the Military
Young scholars study the key figures in African-American military history. They discover how African-American military history reflect both discrimination and the often heroic struggle to overcome discrimination. They examine the key periods of progress in African-American military history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 29 Downloads
Southern Perspective on Reconstruction
Students analyze historical perspectives. In this Reconstruction lesson, students compare and contrast the Northern and Southern views on Reconstruction as they analyze letters from Robert E. Lee and read Confederate Military History.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 40 Downloads
New Review The Great Military: Map of Texas
The battle at the Alamo may be one of the most famous military campaigns in Texas history, but it is by no means the only one. As part of their study of the military history of Texas, class members research less-well-known sites, locate them on a map, and prepare a presentation about the instillation and its importance.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Latino Patriots in American Military History
Students explore the many roles Hispanic military heroes play in the building of the United States.In this lesson students examine Hispanic participation in wars-- from the war for independence through Vietnam.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Students explore examples of ancient warfare and discuss the various uses of ancient military technologies. Students investigate the origins of biological and chemical weapons and create a classroom exhibit depicting technology and strategies used during ancient battles.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 38 Downloads
Ancient History: The Importance of Logistics in Greek & Roman Armies
Before one can understand the military tactics practiced throughout history, he needs to become familiarized with tactics practiced in the ancient past. Learners take a critical look at the military logistics used by Alexander the Great as he conquered Asia Minor and India, and how Scipio Africanus took New Carthage from Hannibal.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 32 Downloads
ESL Holiday Lessons: Anzac Day
In this language skills worksheet, learners read an article on Anzac Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
6th - 11th Language Arts 16 Views 76 Downloads
Famous Women in the Military
Students identify and research various women and their roles in military history. They describe how modern political positions are affected by differences in ideologies and viewpoints that have developed over time. Finally, students select a different famous military woman to research and report on.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Pearl Harbor Controversy
Did Roosevelt know about the planned attack on Pearl Harbor prior to December 7, 1941? After examining primary and secondary source materials, viewing documentary footage on the attack, a History Channel video on the controversy, and engaging in group and full class discussions, individuals present their response to the central question as an argumentative essay.
8th - 12th Language Arts 68 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students explore the ethnic diversity of the British military. In this diversity lesson, students discuss the British West Indies Regiment rebellion and the reasons they believed it took place. Students also study the Victoria Cross and examine its significance.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Mao's China
Here is a great textbook chapter on China's establishment as a communist state in 1949 and the effects of World War II on the nation. The first page prompts learners to complete a timeline activity as they read the material, which includes several graphics, maps, and detailed information on communist China from 1920 to the modern day.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Don't be put off by the fact that the World War I propaganda posters in this packet are Canadian and some of them are even in French. All the better, in fact, to see the techniques. The richly detailed plan has instructors model analyzing basic propaganda techniques in a poster and then guiding learners through the process before individuals design their own World War I poster.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Wait for It... the Mongols!
While many may imagine the Mongols stereotypically as a barbarian and brutal people, Mr. Green invites his audiences to consider the complexity and impact of this once great empire. This episode covers the benefits, consequences, and lasting impact of the Mongol empire, from Genghis Khan's rise to power, to the development of increased communication and trade throughout Eurasia as a result of Mongol conquests.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ethics of Dropping the Atomic Bombs on Japan
Was the atomic bombing of Japan ethical? After crafting a personal journal response to the question, class members are assigned a position and provided with primary source documents that prepare them to engage in a "Structured Academic Controversy.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Heroes and Heroines: King David, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and Napoleon
Students 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 10 Views 44 Downloads
United States Entry into World War I: A Documentary Chronology of World War I
Students identify several important events that led to U.S. involvement in World War I. They examine different explanations, form an opinion about the evidence for each rationale and then create a slideshow to present their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 58 Downloads
Remembering Our Veterans
Eighth graders research a variety of military statistics while using the theme of Remebering Our Veterans. They use data management to plan and create a PowerPoint presentation with their findings. They incorporate different types of data displays to show off their analysis.
8th Math 3 Views 21 Downloads
The Hispanic Experience in World War II
Young scholars are introduced to the experiences of thousands of Hispanics during World War II. After watching an excerpt from "The War", they work together in groups to research more in depth their different experiences. They compare and contrast the Hispanic experience with other minority groups during the war.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 55 Downloads