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In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 27 identification questions about the locations of monarchies. Students have 4 minutes to complete the quiz.
Fifth graders explain the difference between democracy and monarchy. They see how the Queen Elizabeth and her Privy Council ran England. They explain the different terms involved in the Elizabethan government.
How do great nations fall? Learn how WWI, unstable politics, national poverty, and a sneaky Rasputin led to the fall of the Russian Monarchy. This clip explains each cause in a straight forward manner making it good for taking notes and supplementation for a lecture on the subject. Tip: Tie this clip into a unit on WWI.
Upper elementary and middle schoolers research and analyze some different types of governments. Democracies, Monarchies, and Dictatorships are some of the types that are looked at. Learners use the Internet to gather information that will used by each small group to make a presentation to the class on their type of government. This nine-page plan is amazingly detailed, and includes everything you need to successfully implement it.
Students read "Saudis Uneasily Balance Desires for Change and Stability" from The New York Times and discuss Saudi Arabia as it considers a change from monarchy to democracy. Students work in groups to research and create timelines on other countries and their histories as they transitioned from one form of government to another.
Students analyze the Nepalese King's response to pro-democracy demonstrations, and examine existing monarchies around the world. They conduct research, read an article, and present information on various modern-day monarchies.
Students consider the role of the British monarchy. For this Royal Family lesson, students access selected Web sites that require them consider what they know about royalty and whether or not they agree with the perks royalty enjoy.
Students explain the Patriot attitude toward the British monarchy, which helps them embrace the Founders' reluctance to have a strong executive under the Articles of Confederation as well as their desire to build in checks of executive power.
Put your learners into groups to compare the differences and similarities in Absolute Monarchy and Democracy. This useful handout includes three rows: one for the seven functions of a Monarchy, and two for political comparison. An answer sheet is provided.
Use this presentation about the monarchies and powerful figures in 16th century Europe to set the stage for some of history's most influencial events. With maps and photographs to show the spread of power throughout Europe, the slides provide important characteristics of the "New Monarchies" in England, France, Spain, and the Holy Roman Empire.
From a mind-mapping anticipation set to an interactive check for understanding activity, this resource is an excellent instructional activity on identifying major forms of government around the world and analyzing examples of real-world governments. Here you'll find all the materials you need to help learners compare and contrast major features of different governments, including a step-by-step instructional plan, well-designed worksheets, presentation, and answer keys.
In this European monarchy lesson, young scholars complete a task that requires them to compare and explore European monarchs, their rules for succession to the throne and their powers
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 12 multiple choice questions regarding the history of the Spanish monarchy. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive world history worksheet, high schoolers answer 21 fill in the blank questions regarding early monarchies. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
For this English Monarchy worksheet, students read a 2 page article on the history if the English Monarchy, answer 3 questions with multiple choice answers, fill in 4 blanks to complete 4 facts and determine if 3 statements are true or false.
Students review George Washington's reasons for not wanting to be viewed as a monarch. They review the Declaration of Independence and identify five grievances the United States had against the British monarchy. In groups, students create a poster summarizing the grievances.
This presentation features a collage of pictures and maps to be annotated by the engaging and passionate narrator. The beginning of the video features a review of the last one (featuring the first steps of the French Revolution), and flows smoothly into the main events of the Revolution and the Reign of Terror. The video also recounts the violent development of the Revolution; at teacher's discretion, this can be viewed in one sitting or in several class sessions.
Ninth graders examine the different systems of government politics and power. As they study they'll record their reflections in their journals and in return share their insights with their classmates. For mastery, 9th graders prepare and perform a skit for their classmates.
The world is a big place, so it only stands to reason that different forms of government exist. Democracy, autocracy, oligarch, monarch, and dictatorship are all defined. An extensive explanation of US government system is also included. You can learn a lot from a slide show!
Ninth graders explore the various systems of government. In this government activity, 9th graders analyze how power is acquired and used in each type of government. Students research and create a presentation on a type of government and present it to the class. Students compare and contrast each type of government after they are all presented.