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Russian Revolution Teacher Resources
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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.
Pupils disucss how some of the people involved in the Russian Revolution had strong personalities. They are told that students are going to participate in small-group workshops. Pupils are told that each group writes one-act pla based on what the have been taught about a figure associated with the Russian Revolution.
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.
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.
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.