World History by Continent Teacher Resources
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Islam: History, Society, and Civilization
Learners explore the Crusades. In this world history lesson, students watch a video regarding the Crusades and compile a list of facts regarding the series of religious wars. Learners compare the Muslim view of the wars to the Christian view of the wars.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 100 Downloads
Latin American Revolutions
Give your class an overview of independence and revolution in nineteenth century Latin America with this episode in a series of history presentations. The narrator begins by describing the culture of Spanish colonies and extensive influence of the Catholic Church, highlights the cultural and racial diversity of Latin America, and then details the peasant uprisings in Brazil and Simon Bolivar's expeditions against the Spanish.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A History of Trade
Eleventh graders study the history of world trade. In this economics lesson, 11th graders collaborate to research how world events have affected world trade through the years. Students present their findings to 9th grade students and write reflection papers about the project.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 33 Downloads
Mesoamerica: The History of Central America
Young scholars examine the role of women in Mesoamerica. They watch segments of the Discovery video "Mesoamerica: The History of Central America". After conducting further research pertaining to specific Mayan women, they write essays based on their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 80 Downloads
Two Views of History through WWI
Students view 2 pictures of soldiers and determine 2 views to look at history from World War 1. In this views of history lesson plan, students view a picture of a dead soldier and a picture of a group of soldiers in battle.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
World History and Geography: Medieval and Early Modern Times
Eighth graders explore the religious themes in Medieval literature. In this Medieval literature lesson, 8th graders review textbook passages on the Middle Ages view transparencies of the topic. Students research the the Canterbury Tales and examine Martin Luther's Ninety-five Theses.
8th Language Arts 11 Views 61 Downloads
Learners explore world history by listening to lectures for one week. In this global regions instructional activity, students identify the five main religions and listen as their teacher breaks down their individual characteristics. Learners research the Internet for further information and complete many worksheets in class.
3rd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 86 Downloads
World War II
What's great about this summary of World War II is that in addition to reviewing pivotal events and players, the narrator describes the war's connection to countries beyond the core Axis and Allies. It also emphasizes causes behind Germany's military expansion and the war's overall impact on the civilian population.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Letters Back Home: A soldier's perspective on World War I
Wars have profound and lasting effects, not only on soldiers and their families, but also on their countries. As part of a study of World War I, class members read the letters of Paul Green, a soldier from North Carolina, who served in the Great War.
9th - 12th Language Arts 41 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Designed
2000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius
John Green summarizes the ebb and flow of dynasties in 2000 years of ancient Chinese history up until the Chinese Revolution of 1911. He discusses the development and influence of the mandate of heaven, as well as an overview of Confucianism in the evolution of Chinese government and culture.
12 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The 'Capital' of the World
Learners are introduced to the purpose of the World Bank and its president Paul Wolfowitz. After reading an article, they work together to complete a writing exercise in which they use primary source documents to state their viewpoint. They also write a persuasive essay supporting or refuting calls for him to step down.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 25 Downloads
Teaching World History Through Literature
Ninth graders explore the implications of the Japanese occupation of Korea during World War II. In this World War II instructional activity, 9th graders read Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood or When My Name Was Keoko.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Famous Structures of World History
Eighth graders explore civilizations of the world. In this architecture activity, 8th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to examine famous structures of the world. Links are provided to Library of Congress primary sources as well as other files and documents.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Life in a box: world history content
Students explore 6 boxes of stuff about famous people in history including Martin Luther King Jr., Peter the Great, Henry VIII, and more. In this history lesson plan, students then discuss their boxes with the rest of the class.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 22 Views 48 Downloads
Scripting the Past: Exploring Women's History Through Film
Students explore women's history through films and filmaking. They explore various websites, conduct research on a famous woman, and in small groups write and produce a screenplay based on an autobiographical narrative.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 24 Downloads