Napoleonic Era Teacher Resources

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This Fun Trivia Quiz tests readers' understanding of Poe's "The Raven", including allusions. Because these online quizzes can be made by anyone, you will want to scrutinize the questions and answers prior to assigning this to your class.
French Revolution lessons can help students explore the political, social, and economic issues of the time.
This is an excellent multidisciplinary activity designed by Scientific American. It provides three creative activities--designing a garden, studying hieroglyphics, and writing poetry--relevant to the ancient peoples of the Middle East. Students will enjoy
Take a look at the French Revolution and neo-classic art, then compare it to current social issues and contemporary art. Kids analyze several pieces painted by Jacques-Louis David in regard to style and subject then compare them to pieces painted by Kehinde Wiley's modern representations. 
Students study the Mexican Muralist Movement. They view a video and discuss the key names and dates from the Aztec times to the Mexican Revolution. They research art forms in the Mexican Muralist Movement and complete a chart. They write essays about public art and what it should include.
Young scholars explore the events that led up to World War I.  In this World History lesson, students read an article on Germany and World War I, then answer four study questions and write an essay about the article.
Who would win an election between Napoleon and Julius Caesar? Group your class up to analyze and discuss which of their given choices would make the best presidential candidate, given specific criteria. The potential candidate list includes historical figures such as, Napoleon, Jesse Owens, Abraham Lincoln, and Julius Caesar.
Students prepare to visit the art museum and view the rural world as seen by artists of 1848 - 1914.  In this Monet lesson, students examine the haystacks series of artworks by Monet. Students observe social change in the rural community through through artwork.
Students examine the causes and outcomes of the War of 1812, and determine the chronology of the Star-Spangled Banner. In this War of 1812 lesson, students learn vocabulary and read a narrative about the War of 1812 before participating in a discussion of the concepts.
Sixth graders create a human timeline. In this B.C. and A.D. time lesson, 6th graders examine the relationships among events on timelines as they use date cards to create a human timeline. Students also conduct research to design their own timelines regarding given time periods.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, 6th graders read a factual passage about Thomas Paine, his Common Sense pamphlet, and his Rights of Man guide to Enlightenment Ideas and then answer multiple choice questions. Students answer 4 questions.
“Romanticism aims at enlarging experience by exploring the real.” This excerpt from Jacques Barzun’s From Dawn to Decadence introduces a PowerPoint that examines the characteristics of and the major figures in music, art, and literature created during the Romantic Age. 
By learning about some of the people who shaped the 19th Century, students can find out about this important time period.
Learners are introduced to the meaning of history and its importance. They examine why societal history plays an essential role in our lives as responsible citizens.
In need of a lot of information on the La Belle Époque and shifts in British and French government a the turn of the century? Well, here is a 79 slide presentation covering British and French history from 1870-1911. A fantastic resource to accompany a world history unit on the democratic beginnings of Britain and France.
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.

Age of Revolution

9th - 10th
Young scholars study the concept of Revolution from several different angles including the Russian Revolution, the French Revolution and the Cultural Revolution. They participate in a series of games, readings and concept mapping to relate the essence of revolution from these particular examples.
Students participate in a reader's theater using farm animals in the novella Animal Farm. In this Animal Farm lesson plan, students evaluate interpretations using the text, personal experience, and historical events.

Mastering the Sea

6th - 11th
Learners investigate what life was like on early 19th century ships. They participate in a Webquest, explore the website for the movie, 'Master and Commander,' watch movie excerpts, take an interactive tour of a ship, and answer discussion questions.
Sixth graders create a time line using the conventions of B.C. and students will build an understanding of the conventions used to put the dates of historical events in order. This helps to put the historical events studied in order as to their actual occurrence.