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The miracle of the rescue at Dunkirk comes alive in this five-day, integrated Language Arts/Social Studies lesson, a must-have for your curriculum library. Beautifully crafted and richly detailed, the lesson includes the reading passage, vocabulary list, close reading and discussion questions, writing prompts, graphic organizers, sample essays, and alternative assessments. Whether you use it as part of the study of World War II or as a model for close reading, this lesson has it all!
Tenth graders discuss the events leading up to antisemitic behavior in Europe during World War II. Through various activities, 10th graders acquaint themselves with the political ideology of Nazism and assess responsibility for the Holocaust. Materials to complete this unit are included.
Students explore what life was like during the Industrial Revolution. In this United States History lesson, students analyze a specific job then complete a webquest about that job. Once their research is complete, students work in groups to discuss their findings and develop an opinion about which job they think was the worst.
Students explore the history of Gandhi and his viewpoint and example of nonviolence. In this World History lesson, students complete numerous research assignments and activities over the course of nine lessons to expand their knowledge about Gandhi and the British Empire.
Learners research the events and results of the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. As a class, they discuss the role of the military in the entire European theater and write a paper describing the situations and conditions the soliders faced. They watch the clip from "The War" and compare and contrast the German and American experience in the battle.
Learners use newspapers and magazines to identify six recent political and social events from around the world. In groups, they use a timeline template to place the events on the timeline in chronological order. They share with the class why the events are important in history.
Twelfth graders complete research that exposes them to examples of nonviolent protest throughout the modern world. In this nonviolent protest research lesson, 12th graders discover information about signification nonviolent movements throughout the world. Students share their research through a digital story, formal presentation, or gallery walk.
It's test day! Keep your historians from groaning by using a straightforward format like this world history unit exam. Students answer 30 multiple choice questions and 1 essay prompt about the Renaissance, the Black Death, and the Reformation. The final essay allows writers to choose 1 of 2 prompts. Consider giving 4 prompts as a review, letting the class know only 2 will be offered on test day.
Students discover the role of technology in 20th century conflicts. In this technological advancement activity, students research how World War I, World War II, Vietnam, and the War in Iraq were fought. Students compose essays that highlight the tools and technology used in the conflicts.
Young scholars examine world history by writing an essay in class. In this World War II lesson, students identify the attack on Pearl Harbor, the response from the U.S and the effect it had on Japanese-Americans. Young scholars define Japanese internment and write a five paragraph essay regarding the situation.
Students examine the history of farming. In this environmental farming activity, students explore the web and complete a variety of activities in order to understand the necessity of local, sustainable, and small farms for the future. Students use their findings to design a farm that meets environmentally sound criteria.