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This is an excellent multidisciplinary lesson 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. Young scholars will enjoy
Students 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.
Young scholars 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.
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.
By learning about some of the people who shaped the 19th Century, students can find out about this important time period.
Students 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 instructional activity, students research the military, scientific, cultural, and industrial impacts of the expedition. Students create multimedia projects that feature their research findings.
Students 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.
Students 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.
Students investigate the history of the law of war. In this international law lesson, students listen to a lecture regarding the history of international law spanning from Pax Romana to Collective Security. Students respond to discussion questions and collaborate to write international law recommendations for the 21st century.
A panoramic view of the European revolutions of the 19th century ties these slides together, which feature paintings and maps to illustrate the effects of each revolution. Details and information about the Greek, Belgian, French, and Polish Revolutions will help to put the time period after Napoleon's reign in context for your students. With some editing, the slides could be easier to read (some text and pictures overlap).
Students are introduced to the influences, philosophies and accomplishments of Nelson Mandela in the context of South Africa's political history. They read summaries, define vocabulary, develop guidelines for creating laws and participate in a variety of discussions.
Who's who in World History? Help your historians keep track of major figures with this World History People Review, where students match 96 world figures to the appropriate descriptions. The matching questions are grouped by historical era or subject. This could be a final class exam, or could be filled out throughout the year as a reference guide.