November Revolution Teacher Resources
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A New Saint Nicholas
Learners read and discuss, "Nicholas II and Family Canonized for 'Passion,'" researching the place of Nicholas II and his family in Russian history and in the Bolshevik revolution.
In this Russian Revolution worksheet, students read about Tsarist Russia, Communism, the February Revolution, the October Revolution, and Russia's Civil War. Students answer 8 questions about the text.
Russian Revolution Part 1
Ninth graders consider how the outcome of World War I contributed the Russian Revolution. In this Russian Revolution lesson plan, 9th graders watch the movie "Anastasia," and discuss the conditions that led to revolution in Russia.
The Russian Revolution
Well, well, we have come to the very interesting topic of the Russian Revolution. A highly-engaging slide show tells the tales of Lenin, Nicolas II, Alexandra and Rasputin, and the double revolutions of 1917. World War I and the move to a Soviet Union is fully described as well. Tip: Use when discussing the beginning of WWI and even as a piece in the puzzle of how Hitler came to power prior to WWII.
"The Big Cheese"
Eleventh graders research and examine the significant individuals of the 1920s and their impact on American society. They identify characteristics of people who make a difference, and in pairs conduct research on two people with differing points of view from the 1920s. Each pair presents a dialogue performed as the two people researched.
Who Is It?/Who Done It?
Young scholars conduct an experiment that allows them to assess individual differences in random DNA sequences and apply those differences when solving a forensic problem. After discussing the polymerase chain reaction and its use to identify specific DNA, they conduct an experiment testing saliva samples.
Who Wants To Be A "Globalnaire"?
Tenth graders research geography and the process of creating a Powerpoint presentation. In pairs, they design their own game show, writing geography questions, and creating a Powerpoint presentation for other students to play their game.
Teaching Reading Comprehension through Social Studies Readings
Examine how immigrants have changed the environment of the United States. Individually, middle schoolers will take a pre- and post-test to assess their reading comprehension. In groups, they compare and contrast the religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam while they practice reading a page aloud to the class. To end the lesson, they analyze graphs and research the contributions of immigrants to the nation as a whole. Resource links are included.
World War I (1914–1919)
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about World War I. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Lesson: Michael Patterson-Carver: Politics and Art
Michael Paterson-Carver creates art that expresses political concepts, allegory, and activism. Learners will examine several of his pieces and his perspective. Then they create an original piece that conveys a message.
Students analyze the art of Jacob Lawrence. In this art analysis lesson, students examine a art from Jacob Lawrence. In this art analysis lesson, students complete image based discussion activities and two related activities.
Wars and Revolutions
Students explore how World War I and the Russian Revolution shaped the world. They participate in a series of background knowledge activities and then work in small groups to create a newspaper containing a cover story, debate, weather page, editorial, current events, obituary, political cartoon, and man of the year from the time period during the Revolution.
World War I and the Russian Revolution
In this World War I and the Russian Revolution learning exercise, students read assigned textbook pages and respond to 91 short answer questions.
Science and Politics in the Soviet Union
In this Soviet Union worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about scientific work in the country and then respond to 4 short answer questions based on the selection.
Pacifism vs. Patriotism in the 1920s
Young scholars examine the philosophy of different organizations after World War I. They discover the impact of the "Red Scare" and how this affected peace organizations of the time.
Electronic Surveillance: Unlawful Invasion of Privacy or Justifiable Law Enforcement
Students state values and analyze them and the values of other students as it relates to the issue of individual privacy. They develop constitutional provisions which address issues relating to privacy with particular reference to item (s) on the survey.
Russian History, in an Eggshell
Students create Faberge-inspired art objects, depicting events in modern Russian history since Peter Carl Faberge's death in 1920. Students research the life of Peter Faberge. They write a short biography explaining how he became an artist, how the commission for the first Faberge egg came about, and what impact the fame of these unique works of art had on his career.
What Caused the Palmer Raids
Learners research the Palmer Raids. For this US history lesson, students pair share to define communism and socialism. Learners watch a video about Attorney General Mitchell Palmer and Communism. Students complete two related worksheets and complete a series of questions on the topic.
The Flag of Russia
In this Russian flag worksheet, students read the history of the flag and directions on how to color the flag. Students then color the Russian flag.
The Great Depression (1920–1940)
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Great Depression. Students may submit their answers to be scored.