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Not Getting the News about the Stamp Act
How did American colonists react to the Stamp Act of 1765? Your young historians will examine primary source material by reading excerpts from a transcription of the Pennsylvania Gazette and then identifying the sentiments expressed by colonists toward this tax.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Venice and the Ottoman Empire
In the nineteenth episode of a world history series, the narrator explains how the mutually beneficial relationship between the Venetians and the Ottomans led to the Renaissance and Christopher Columbus' voyages. More specifically, your class members will learn about Venetian reliance on trade and merchant ships, coupled with the Ottoman Empire's capture of Egypt and control of trade through the Mediterranean.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction To The European Union
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from 1945-1980.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 28 Views 104 Downloads
Directed Reading Activity Gottlieb Mittelberger’s Journey to Pennsylvania
In this Pennsylvania history worksheet, high schoolers read Journey to Pennsylvania by Gottlieb Mittelberger and then respond to 20 short answer questions regarding the work.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review Three Skeleton Key
Encourage your middle schoolers to interact with the text as they read. While reading "Three Skeleton Key," class members note predictions, define words and study their meanings, take notes on how the suspense builds, and jot down ideas about the events of the story.
6th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 4 Downloads
The Story of Jack and the Bank Stalk
Students use Jack and the Beanstalk to explain economics and money. In this money lesson, students read the fairy tale and answer questions on the online website. They see how money is accepted as a medium of exchange and beans are not and complete activities.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 15 Downloads
How To Do an AP Euro DBQ
Are your AP classes struggling with Document Based Questions? Nip their problems in the bud with this clear and comprehensive presentation, which compares a "dazzling DBQ" to a hamburger, outlining all of the layers therein. Additionally, slides provide questions to ask about a DBQ, as well as how to demonstrate POV/bias and how to reference a document within the essay.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Before seeing this presentation, your class might not have a grasp of the contributions to art, science, and politics made by the Dutch in the 16th and 17th centuries. Comprehensive and engaging, the many images and discussion points in this slideshow will keep viewers' attention throughout your lecture on world history.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Who was Catherine of Aragon?
Talk about Tudor drama! High school historians explore the tragic life of Catherine of Aragon through an informational text, which is approximately seven paragraphs long. Four comprehension questions follow, three of which are recall questions.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 43 Downloads
The History of the Holocaust From A Personal Perspective
Students research and identify how Holocaust events affected lives of real people who lived in Europe from 1933 through 1945 and after, and create original artwork, poetry, and essays that reflect understanding of Holocaust, and its causes and effects.
8th - 12th Language Arts 21 Views 181 Downloads
Firestorms: The Bombing of Civilians in World War II: War, Ethics, Guernica, Precision Bombing
Students explore the history, rationale and ethics of civilian bombing in times of war. They consider war strategy, the laws and conventions of war and international implications.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 16 Downloads
Firestorms: The Bombing of Civilians in World War II
Students examine the implication of civilian targets in war. In this World War II lesson plan, students investigate the history of bombing practices in war. Students zero in on World War II bombing practices as they discuss precision and area bombing as well as atomic bombs.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 55 Downloads
Elsa the Lioness
Elsa is a lioness who was raised by humans in the 1950's. The Adamsons took her in after George Adamson reluctantly killed her mother. Elsa did return to the wild but maintained a very strong bond with the Adamsons until her death in 1961. This quiz asks biographical questions from Elsa's life and story.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
The City Symphony- The Original Reality Show
Students discuss the purpose of city symphonies that were used in the past. In groups, they compare and contrast the social systems of a school and city to create their own city symphony video together. They also write what is known as a treatment in the present tense to introduce the characters and setting.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Langston Hughes: Voice Among Voices
Students study Langston Hughes's poetry, short stories, and his first autobiography. They read and appreciate the candid, honest and powerful creative masterpieces of this black genius and discuss the numerous universal themes and their subtle, underlying meanings as they highlight the tensions, the inequities, and the hope for greater opportunity.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
Joseph Mallord William Turner
Students identify the art and style of artist Joseph Mallord William Turner. In this art analysis activity, students read about the life and art of Turner. Students study his paintings of keel men, his art style, and impasto technique. Students complete questions about two of his art pieces.
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads