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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 Language Arts 129 Views 126 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Collectivization Paragraph
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 4 Views 4 Downloads 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 14 Views 48 Downloads
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 9 Views 15 Downloads
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 10 Views 96 Downloads
Victory and the New Order in Europe
Young scholars explore the ways in which the USSR, the United States, and Britain differed on the future of Germany. They understand why and how the United States attempted to preserve the Grand Alliance as American diplomats addressed European issues.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 20 Downloads
The Formation of the Western Alliance, 1948-1949
Students investigate the rationale for the formation of NATO in the face of a nascent Cold War. They use the Internet to access primary sources from the era and analyze the blockade of Berlin as the impetus for formation of NATO.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 32 Downloads
(Ch 29) The Collapse of the Old Order: 1929-1949
Explore the causes and effects off WWII. Starting with the Stalin Revolution, moving to the Great Depression, and ending with the effects of WWII, this PowerPoint is a must-use classroom accompaniment. While each slide includes a lot of information, it is broken into bullets which is good for taking notes.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 52 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
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 Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
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 3 Views 0 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)
For 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
My Name is Asher Lev: Request Strategy
Model for readers how to ask good questions about text by introducing them to Request Strategy. The focus here is on questions that ask readers to make judgements, formulate predictions, or synthesize significant events. Although the activities are centered around Chaim Potok's story of Asher Lev, a member of the Hasidic Jewish community in New York City, the approach could be used with any text.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Turning the Tide in Europe, 1942-1944
Students explore the overall strategies pursued by the Americans and their British allies in the initial months of World War II in Europe. By examining military documents, students examine the decision to invade North Africa instead of France.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads