Swedish History Teacher Resources
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European Tour: History and Tradition
Students explore the Sistine Chapel. For 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.
Entrepreneurs in History
Young scholars 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.
History/Mystery: Regionalism and Ethnicity in the American Detective Novel
Students use mystery novels to focus on the history and ethnicity of different regions of the United States. As a class, they are introduced to the elements of a mystery and compare them to the other types of novels they have read. In groups, they discuss the characters, setting and plots of the novels while researching the historical events occuring in the text.
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, 2005
For this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, June 17, 2004
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
European History Crossword Puzzle
In this online interactive European history crossword puzzle activity, learners use the 8 clues to find the appropriate answers to complete the word puzzle.
The Reunification of Germany
Students explore the process Germany went through to reunify. In this World History lesson, students complete numerous activities, including research, map and graph data and analyzing documents, to develop an understanding of the Reunification of Germany.
An Immigration Study
Students explore immigration to America throughout history. In this United States history lesson plan, students complete a variety of activities involving immigration. In one example students create interviews with book characters which they tape and show in a presentation.
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.
Speaking in Tongues
Students examine their own family history of languages and investigate local and regional resources available to immerse themselves in a foreign language and culture. They write applications seeking an imaginary grant to fund their endeavors.
The Holocaust: An Introduction for Children (To Be Used with Number the Stars)
In this literature and history worksheet, young scholars 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.
Students discuss banking, explore significant events and people in history of banking, and practice their creative writing skills by writing short mysteries based on fictitious headlines, including historical facts in their writing.
Short-wave Radio in the Classroom
Young scholars explore the world with the aid of short-wave radio. In this world history lesson, students listen to short-wave radio throughout the world in order to learn about culture. Young scholars write letters to short-wave radio stations to conduct their research regarding the countries they are studying.
High schoolers examine Viking discoveries. In this Viking history lesson, students research Viking culture. High schoolers use their research findings to write historically accurate narratives and build longship models.
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 51 multiple choice questions about Niels Bohr. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Canada's other ice show
Students increase consciousness of the history of Canadian success in figure skating and appreciate the pioneers of figure skating in Canada; to examine their accomplishments in their historical context.
Why Does Delaware Have Such A StrangeShape?
Pupils examine the events and history surrounding the boundaries of Delaware. They participate in a class discussion and analyze a map, then create a floor map using masking tape. Students also participate in a play about the founding of Delaware and the shape of the state.
Entrepreneurs in History
Students examine the contributions of American entrepreneurs. In this industrialization lesson plan, students complete the provided handouts to determine how Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Hill, and Rockefeller impacted American society. Students conduct further research on the entrepreneurs and present their findings to their classmates.
Medicine Boy Scout Merit Badge Workbook
In this Boy Scout merit badge workbook, students complete 7 pages of multiple step, short answer questions about the study of medicine. They investigate the history of medicine, health care roles, and describe medical specialties.
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.