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From a mind-mapping anticipation set to an interactive check for understanding activity, this resource is an excellent lesson on identifying major forms of government around the world and analyzing examples of real-world governments.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 156 Views 118 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Who's The Boss?
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.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 108 Views 258 Downloads
Absolute Monarchy v Democracy
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.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 40 Views 196 Downloads
The New Monarchies: 15c - 16c
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.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
The Fall Of The Russian Monarchy
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.
6 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
French Revolution (Part 3)- Reign of Terror
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.
24 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 50 Downloads
My Way or the Highway
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.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 33 Downloads
Background On The Patriot Attitude Toward The Monarchy
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 22 Downloads
Defined: The Different Types of Government
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!
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 120 Views 312 Downloads
Absolutism: A Concept Formation Lesson
Rather than just memorizing and regurgitating a definition, your young historians will determine on their own what critical attributes the concept of absolutism entails! This excellent lesson plan involves analysis of a period portrait of King Louis XIV of France, and then group work to review, analyze, and classify several different examples of absolute monarchs.
9th - 12th Language Arts 102 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
English Constitutional Monarchy
Whether you are teaching British Literature, British History, or are simply interested in the history of English politics, this presentation takes the viewer on a journey through 600 years of England's royal and political upheavals. Providing first the background, and then the implementation of English Parliament, the slides show the effects and difficulties surrounding England's most prominant rebellions and allegiances.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 80 Downloads
Parliament Limits English Monarchy: Ch 21
This teaching tool allows you to check-up on your students' understanding and use their notes to fill out charts on British rulers who have relations with Parliament. The first 6 slides have the name of 1 ruler and an area to type what type of relation they had with Parliament, the next 6 slides are identical but filled in with bulleted notes.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Introduction to Age of Absolutism
Who were the absolute monarchs of Europe and what effect did they have on their countries? Young historians begin by naming qualities they believe are important for a monarch to possess. They then take notes on four key factors leading to domination of absolute monarchs of Europe, complete a map activity detailing five major European powers that emerged from the Age of Exploration, and analyze a primary source document on the concept of divine right.
9th - 11th Language Arts 68 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The War in the South, 1778–1781
The second in a three-part look at the Revolutionary War focuses the years from 1778 through 1781 and zooms in on military operations in the southern colonies, the French alliance, and the role African-Americans played in events. Class members examine primary source documents, and their interactive maps created in the previous lesson, to determine why the British attempt to move the battlefield into the South proved unsuccessful.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Forms of Government Project
From the United Kingdom's constitutional monarchy to the dictatorship of North Korea, this is a very simple project that will help your class members gain a better understanding of different forms of government that exist around the world. Learners design a poster board in which they must include a map, related current event, government structure, and demographic information of a particular foreign government.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Twelfth graders research and discuss the different elements of the governments of China, Great Britain, Mexico and the United States. They discuss the differences between the various governments and create explanation cards for each type of government.
12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 16 Downloads
Background on the Patriot Attitude Toward the Monarchy
Students examine how the role of 'President' was defined by the founding fathers. They explore various websites, answer discussion questions, read and analyze primary source documents, and complete a chart.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads