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Students 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.
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.
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. 
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.
In this social studies worksheet, students look for the words that describe the events of the Russian Revolution and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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.
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.
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.
In this Russian Revolution study guide worksheet, students respond to 15 short answer questions. The questions correlate to assigned readings in a textbook.
In this World War I and the Russian Revolution worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages and respond to 91 short answer questions.  
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.
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.
Students 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. They discuss how Fascism rose after World War I as well.
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.
Students work in teams to research the Russian Revolution. They prepare a short oral presentation with their findings, construct a timeline of major events and create questions for a class quiz.
In this French Revolution and Russian Revolution study guide worksheet, students examine facts about the two wars and respond to questions regarding similarities between the revolutions.
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. 
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.
Students 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. Students are explained that historians have used diaries of both the powerful and the common folk in forming a picture of a period.
In this Russian Revolution worksheet, students answer 12 questions about some factors in Russia that helped lead to revolution. Students also identify 5 key terms regarding the Russian Revolution.