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In this reading comprehension worksheet, middle schoolers read a passage describing the history of Italy's flag. Then they respond to six multiple choice questions based on the description they read. Students discover who chose the colors of the flag, the meaning of each color, and how the flag is sized.
Students study the meaning of The Republic and the symbols of the Republic. They learn definitions and look at images that are meant to be a lesson that comes before a museum visit. They look at images of artwork from this era of French history.
Students analyze the effect of the French Expedition to Egypt. In this world history lesson, students research the military, scientific, cultural, and industrial impacts of the expedition. Students create multimedia projects that feature their research findings.
Students explore palindromes and try writing some of their own. A second lesson centers around French food and restaurants. They create a business plan and menu for an imaginary French restaurant.
Students read information about Orientalism, the artists who painted in that style, and study examples of the art. In this art style lesson, students read about the periods of Orientalism and the artists who created with the style. Students study example versions of the art and/or visit a museum with examples.
Middle schoolers explore revolutions throughout history. In this world history lesson, students compare revolutions and wars as they watch "Revolution: The Call to Battle" and discuss their impressions. Middle schoolers then research the Seven Years’ War, the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and Napoleon's military campaigns to determine whether they were revolutions or wars.
Students may take part in a multitude of activities listed such as creating political cartoons, comparison papers, and creating a portfolio to reinforce concepts and ideas surrounding the Louisiana Purchase.
After a brief summary of Napoleon's conquests and the coalitions against which he fought, this video details his emergence as Emperor and a major superpower in Europe. It summarizes main points about Napoleon, including his trail through Egypt and back into France, and his appointment as first Consul. This video is a good way to expose students to the basic feats of Napoleon through a series of explanatory maps, up to the formation of the Third Coalition in 1803.
Told like an exciting story about the adventures of Napoleon, this video thoroughly and appealingly guides students through the most pivotal moments of the beginning of Napoleon's downfall, leading up to his unsuccessful invasion of Russia. Even students who claim to be "bored" by history will be interested by this presentation, which uses maps and annotations to expand the subject of history beyond a mere list of dates.
France has gone through a lot of changes lately - first the monarchy fell to revolution, then the Republic was formed from the ashes, and now Napoleon has made France a major world power once again. This video shows the meteoric rise of Napoleon I, the new Emperor, and his continued acquisition of power and territory as he fights Russia, Prussia, and Great Britain in the War of the Fourth Coalition.
Part two of this narrated timeline of the history of Egypt begins after the reign of Cleopatra and ends abruptly with mention of the struggles against Great Britain.
Add authenticity to western civilizations with primary source analysis, one of many great tools available on this comprehensive online guide. Although designed to accompany the Western Civilizations text, it is valuable independently. Scholars examine 5 documents detailing causes, events, and ramifications of the French Revolution, including Napoleon's rise to power. They answer comprehension questions, which can be e-mailed directly to you for quick feedback. Explore all the tools o
Give your historians a geographical perspective using map labeling, one of many great tools available on this comprehensive western civilizations website. Although designed to use with the Western Civilizations text, it is valuable independently. Here, scholars label pertinent features on a color-coded map, depicting nineteenth century European events such as the Congress of Vienna and global revolutions. Explore the site for more great features.
In this world history activity, students write 8 notes in the chart to explain how each action contributed to Napoleon's final defeat.
In this Napoleon worksheet, students write about the goals and results of five of his actions, then write about how he gained power in France.
In this Napoleon instructional activity, students complete a chart by detailing the goals and results of actions taken by Napoleon. They then write about how he gained power.
For this world history worksheet, middle schoolers note the goals and results of 5 of Napoleon's actions and write a brief explanation of how he gained power in France.
Middle schoolers examine Napoleon's rise to power. In this French history lesson, students research print and Internet sources regarding Napoleon's time as the dictator of the nation and his fall from power. Middle schoolers determine whether or not they would welcome Napoleon back to lead France following his exile.
In this French Revolution worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages and then respond to 12 matching questions about revolution.