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The Russian Revolution
High schoolers explore the Russian Revolution through dramatization. In this Russian Revolution lesson, students participate in drama workshops prior to writing and presenting one-act plays featuring figures of the revolution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 35 Views 114 Downloads
Russian Revolution Part 1
Ninth graders consider how the outcome of World War I contributed the Russian Revolution. In this Russian Revolution instructional activity, 9th graders watch the movie "Anastasia," and discuss the conditions that led to revolution in Russia.
9th Social Studies & History 23 Views 85 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Russian Revolution, #1
What were the roles of the Reds and Whites in the Russian Civil War? What were the causes and reactions to the Russian Revolution? These intriguing questions need answers, and your class has just the people to do it! They can answer these questions using complete sentences to build good writing skills while solidifying their knowledge of the Russian Revolution.
7th - 9th Language Arts 17 Views 44 Downloads
The Russian Revolution - Part 2/3
Part two of this three-part series on the Russian Revolution begins with the fall of the Russian czars. Take a peek into the rise of socialism and the promise of a new Russia. The Soviets, the idea of democracy, and the conflict that came after the fall of the czars are described as components that led Lenin to be the new leader of Russia.
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
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.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 20 Views 116 Downloads
Protest Art in Pre-Revolutionary Russia
Students study the social class conflicts that existed during the Russian Revolution by reading the short stories of Anton Chekov and Leo Tolstoy. They analyze the stories to find criticisms of pre-Revolutionary Russia before designing their own pieces of art or literature that convey political messages.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 39 Downloads
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 47 Downloads
The 1905 Russian Revolution
Important for understanding the context of Russia's role in the 20th century, this presentation on the Russian Revolution of 1905 is sure to pique your class' interest as they embark on the world events leading up to World War I. Several photographs, political cartoons, and informative charts help to ease understanding of the importance - and effects - of Russia's politics at the turn of the century.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 7 Views 43 Downloads
The Russian Revolution and Totalitarianism
Learners examine the rise of totalitarian governments after World War I. Using the Russian Revolution, they examine the causes and effects of this revolution and the role of Lenin. They use Stalin's rise to power to connect the relationships between economic and political policies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 81 Downloads
The Russian Revolution through the Early Stalin Era (1)
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the Russian Revolution and the early Stalin years. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
The Russian Revolution through the Early Stalin Era (2)
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 9 multiple choice questions regarding the Russian Revolution and Stalin era. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Russian Revolution, #2
Why did communism develop in an unindustrialized Russia? What human rights were violated under Joseph Stalin? And, how did the Soviet Union become industrialized? These are the writing prompts your class will work to answer with complete sentences and supporting evidence.
9th - 11th Language Arts 8 Views 37 Downloads
The Russian Revolution - Part 3/3
This three-part series concludes with primary source quotes, film from the time, and a real news narration that describes the rise of the Bolsheviks. Learners will be able to understand how difficult it is to maintain a peaceful government when various stressors affect economy, public leaders, and changes to an unstable government.
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Road to Russian Revolution
High schoolers discuss how historians can form a picture of a society based on primary sources such as diaries of people who lived through a period. They are explained that there is no proof that Nicholas II kept a journal at Ekaterinburg, so this assignment contains an element of the hypothetical.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 59 Downloads