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Roots of the Cold War
When and how did the Cold War begin? To answer this question, you will not find a better-organized, in-depth, activity- and inquiry-based resource than this! Executing best teaching practices throughout, each portion of this inquiry involves detailed analysis of primary and secondary source material, supporting learners as they develop an answer to the resource's guiding question.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Was Joseph Stalin's policy of collectivization overall beneficial for the Soviet Union? After reading a variety of primary and secondary source excerpts on the topic, worksheets guide your learners through analyzing the advantages and disadvantages of collectivization.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Revolutions in Russia
From the fall of the Czars, to Stalin as Dictator, this presentation outlines major shifts in political power during the Russian Revolution. Easy to follow and great for taking notes, your class will be able to obtain the information they need to better understand key factors that shaped the Russian political system.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Russian Civil War
What do Bolsheviks, Leon Trotsky, Anastasia, Lenin, and Joseph Stalin have in common? The Russian Civil War, of course! Each of these individuals is defined by the part they played in what was to become a major shift in world politics. Slides show images and clear informational text are ideal for accenting a lecture or for independent study.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
History vs. Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin is on trial in an engaging, animated video where the merits and consequences of the formation of the Soviet Union and Lenin's actions are reviewed. This is a great way to illustrate how to establish and argue unique perspectives of a particular historical event.
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
WWII - Japan Invades China
In 1937, Japan invaded China, wreaking havoc by raping thousands of Chinese women and burying innocent civilians alive. Watch disturbing footage of Japan's destructive army, and learn about the mutually beneficial relationship Hitler and Stalin began during this same time period.
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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 English Language Arts
Writing Exercises: World War II, #2
Comprehending the role of key players and events of WWII is a task all learners must undertake. Here, they respond to three critical thinking questions regarding the roles Roosevelt and Stalin played during the war as well as Germany's response to the rise of the Third Reich.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Students examine the Russian Communist Revolution of 1917. They watch and discuss a video, take notes and answer video discussion questions, and read and evaluate newspaper articles about how Lenin and Stalin are viewed today in the former Soviet Union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
WWII - Soviets Launch Counter Attack
Used to the harsh conditions, the Soviet Union's military pushes the German troops back, securing faith for the Soviet people. With German troops freezing and their tanks becoming immobilized, the German troops fell back to take on the defensive role.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
From World War to Cold War
From peace at the end of World War II, straight back to war. This resource details the changes in leadership in the Soviet Union post World War II. From the brief attempt at democracy, to the Bolshevik Revolution, and finally to Vladimir Lenin's takeover, this video presents all of the major power struggles of that time.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
World War Two : Europe and North Africa 1939 - 1945 Map
With over 12 million people slaughtered, both military and civilian, World War II is our most destructive war to date. This shows the occupation of both the Allied and Axis troops throughout Europe and even into Northern Africa. While the visual representation is done very nicely, the narrator runs through dates quite quickly.
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History