Swedish History Teacher Resources
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Capitalism and Socialism
"Is capitalism competition natural and good, or should there be systems in place to check it for the sake of our collective well-being?" Explore the complexity and history behind capitalism and socialism in Crash Course World History #33. Though he presents information quickly, Green also extensively dissects these broad economic concepts, highlighting key personalities in their development, terms such as industrial and mercantilism capitalism, as well as class struggle and communism.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cast of Personalities - The Louisiana Purchase
The origins of the state of Arkansas are the focus of this history lesson. Elementary schoolers to high schoolers identify persons associated with the development of the state from the very first European contact to statehood in 1836. Besides outlining some great activities, this lesson has short biographies of many of the major players in the development of Arkansas.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
European Tour: History and Tradition
Students explore the Sistine Chapel. In this European history lesson, students watch "Sistine Chapel Frescoes: Scenes from Genesis." Students then discuss the Vatican and the role of the Pope. Students then visit a website to take a virtual tour of the chapel prior to designing their own Sistine Chapel ceiling on a bulletin board.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
History, Eugenics and Genetics
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This lesson is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is carefully written and highly valuable.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Early Russian History
While not heavy in text, the vivid images, maps, and key information in this slide show, are sure to hold an audience. They'll view images of geography, buildings, and people who are apart of early Russian History. Use the presentation to enhance a lecture by providing visual context.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
St. Lucia Day Star Hat
Pupils use the internet and other resources to research St. Lucia Day. Individually, they use construction paper and markers to make their own St. Lucia hat for the celebration. To end the lesson, they create their own St. Lucia day celebration in their classroom.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
The Flower and the Fly
It's like a biological "Beauty and the Beast!" The fascinating mutualism between a South African meganosed fly and a deep-throated geranium builds a case study in coevolution for your biology buffs to analyze. After reading about this and other symbiotic relationships, young natural historians answer five critical-thinking questions.
9th - Higher Ed Science
We the People Level 2
Students explore U.S. history by participating in a government activity. For this Constitution lesson, students identify the role government plays in our society and the differences the British colonies had in the early 18th century. Students read assigned text which describes the historical event and complete worksheets and study questions.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Entrepreneurs in History
Learners examine the contributions of entrepreneurs from United States history. They read a biography of an American entrepreneur, and in small groups design and present a project related to their selected entrepreneur. As a culminating activity, students write an essay describing the characteristics of entrepreneurs from the past that would still be successful in the 21st century.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Corporate Irresponsibility? Researching Fashion's Hidden Cost in Bangladesh's Garment Industry
What responsibility, if any, do clothing buyers, clothing retailers, and clothing companies have to ensure the safety of factory workers? The debate about workplace safety following the collapse and fires in Bangladesh clothing factories comes to the classroom as class members take on the role of executives who then research and negotiate policy changes.
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Absolutism: A Concept Formation Lesson
Rather than just memorizing and regurgitating a definition, your young historians will determine on their own what critical attributes the concept of absolutism entails! This excellent lesson plan involves analysis of a period portrait of King Louis XIV of France, and then group work to review, analyze, and classify several different examples of absolute monarchs.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Immigrants to Kansas: Why Did They Come
Young scholars explore U.S. History by researching Kansas. For this immigration lesson, students discuss the benefits of immigrating to a state like Kansas in the 1800's while writing their thoughts and research in a reporter's notebook. Young scholars define a list of vocabulary terms dealing with immigration.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Introduction to the European Union
What is the purpose of the European Union, and what institutions and countries comprise it? Check out this resource in which class members participate in a student-led WebQuest activity designed to offer an overview of the European Union. They will then work in groups to design travel brochures on assigned countries from the European Union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic inquiry into your lessons, covering such topics as map projections and interpretations, geographic information systems, place narratives, and map analysis.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Holocaust: An Introduction for Children (To Be Used with Number the Stars)
In this literature and history worksheet, students prepare to read the novel by Lois Lowry Number the Stars. Students read the history behind the Nazi occupation of Denmark and the arrest of the Jews there. This is a 10 page historical account of the Holocaust events with photographs from WW1.
5th - 6th English Language Arts
St. Lucia Day Star Hat
Students celebrate Saint Lucia Day. In this Saint Lucia Day lesson, students research information about St. Lucia Day, a tradition celebrated in Sweden to honor the Queen of Light and construct a cone hat similar to those that are worn by Swedish boys.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
Number the Stars The History Behind the Story
In this reading worksheet, young scholars answer 10 essay questions and 16 vocabulary questions pertaining to the history behind the events in Lois Lowry's Number the Stars. This page is intended to be used with a historical information article on another page.
4th - 5th English Language Arts