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High schoolers explore the Sistine Chapel. In this European history lesson, students watch "Sistine Chapel Frescoes: Scenes from Genesis." High schoolers 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.
Learners construct a model of the hydrologic cycle, and observe that water is an element of a cycle in the natural environment. They explain how the hydrologic cycle works and why it is important, and compare the hydrologic cycle to other cycles found in nature. This is one of the most thoroughly thought-through, one-period lesson plans I've ever come across!
Middle schoolers research some of the factors that affect the cohesiveness and integration of countries. identify, classify and explain ways in which a country's borders might affect its political cohesiveness. They label countries on a world map according to morphology categories.
By first defining the characteristics and ideology of fascism, this presentation makes it easy for viewers to contextualize the rise of Mussolini in post-WWI Italy. Not only thorough and informative, the pictures and concepts featured in these slides will engage viewers' interest up to the last slide, where they might be surprised to learn how far-reaching and influencial Mussolini's rule became.
Here's a grammar instructional activity that covers comparative and superlative adjectives, as well as past participles and present perfect tense. Learners complete several exercises in which they practice using -er and -est. They also convert present tense verbs to the past participle, and write original sentences using both affirmative and negative forms. Finally, to write "have you ever..." questions, they must use the appropriate verb form for each. Finally they fill in the blank in 10 sentences using the present perfect form of verbs from a word bank.
High schoolers explore the rights of women around the world. In this global issues instructional activity, students determine the role of the United Nations in staving off discrimination against women. High schoolers research UN efforts to curb discrimination and respond to discussion questions based on the topic.
Whether sitting in an art or European history class, viewers will enjoy the rich images presented in these slides. Art from the Baroque period, including paintings, sculptures, and furniture, is featured in this presentation, along with their characteristics and historical contexts.