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What exactly was the House of Hapsburg? Discover the drama and intrigue that marked the time of the Protestant Reformation. Slides provide helpful text for notes and great images for added interest. They cover the rise of Maximilian I, Calvinism, and the Protestant Reformation.
A series of maps and photographs guide viewers through the spread and influence of the Protestant Reformation in Europe in these slides. With several bullet points detailing the causes of the Reformation, the presentation covers the religious transformation of Europe during the 16th century.
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 20 matching questions regarding the Protestant Reformation. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
High schoolers examine role of Protestant Reformation in forming of numerous religions and religious ideas, identify key figures of Protestant Reformation, their religious ideas, and accomplishments, and discuss how religious ideas formed during the Protestant Reformation have an impact on society today.
Ninth graders investigate the Protestant Reformation. In this global history lesson, 9th graders examine the provided primary sources that enable students to create posters and presentations that reveal how Catholicism, Lutheranism, Calvinism, and Anabaptism changed during the era.
This multiple-choice assessment on the Renaissance and Reformation reviews topics from humanism and the protests of Martin Luther to Italian city-states. While this is a traditional assessment designed by a textbook publisher, you can use some of these questions as part of a general review or as an opportunity to practice test-taking strategies.
In this Protestant Reformation worksheet, students explore the time period as they read about it in their textbook and chunk information in a graphic organizer requiring them to note Martin Luther's work, the Spanish Inquisition, and Catholic Reforms.
In this Reformation worksheet, students answer questions and provide answers in an outline to key questions about how the Protestant Reformation occurred and spread throughout Europe.
In this leaders of the Protestant Reformation worksheet, students add details to the graphic organizer regarding Luther, Calvin, and Henry VIII.
Tenth graders explore the concept of the Protestant Reformation.  In this World History lesson, 10th graders participate in a Think-pair-share activity.  Students write an essay question in regards to the Protestant Reformation.  
Young scholars explore Italian politics and warfare of the Renaissance. They explain the origins and effects of the Protestant Reformation and contrast Renaissance and Medieval attitudes.
Students complete a research project.  For this American History lesson, students work in groups to research reasons that people wanted to settle in America.  Students record the information, share what they found and write down new facts learned.  Students write a story from the perspective of a person coming to America because of one of the reasons researched.
Seventh graders create a multimedia, image only ad campaign on a contemporary controversial issue. They base their public service announcement, Powerpoint presentation, Web page, or video on methods used by Martin Luther during the Protestant Reformation.
A thorough exploration of the Puritan Migration and settlement of Plymouth, this presentation is sure to engage your young historians with its clear maps and historical documents. The presentation differentiates the philosophies of Puritanism, Separatism, and how they came together over the planks of the Mayflower. Additionally, the presentation addresses the dynamics between the Pilgrims and the local Native American tribes, including a discussion on the First Thanksgiving.
Ninth graders explore selected Internet sites to discover details about the life of John Calvin. For this Reformation lesson, 9th graders follow the steps in the provided Web Quest to locate and record information about Calvin as well as Calvinism.
Seventh graders examine different pieces of Dutch Art. They identify its social and political meanings by using cultural and historical information. They examine maps of the time period as well.
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a goldmine for ideas and activities associated with exploration in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
Students read about Martin Luther King and discuss the rights and responsibilities of citizens.  In this Martin Luther King activity, students recognize the vocabulary words associated with freedom and nonviolence.  Students view a digital story and complete a journal reflection.
For this French pension strikes worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about French pension strikes. Students complete 10 activities total.
Students determine if the Puritans were selfish or selfless.  In this American history lesson, students read two Puritans documents, answer guiding questions on a worksheet, and use evidence from the documents to write whether the Puritans were selfish or selfless.

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