World History by Era Teacher Resources
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Rites of Passage
Middle schoolers, through video and Internet activities, are exposed to rites of passage in two modern day West African cultures, the Fulani and the Dogon, and how slavery served as a rite of passage for many West African people in the past.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 27 Downloads
The Industrial Revolution
Students explore what life was like during the Industrial Revolution. For 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.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 175 Views 790 Downloads
Remembering to Never Forget
Learners discover how the history of a place or event affects one's present perceptions of that place or event. They examine the current tensions caused by the decision to make Weimar, Germany Europe's cultural capital.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 56 Downloads
Students explore how empires around the globe have impacted the world in which they have existed. They analyze whether or not the United States is an imperialist nation and create their own empires based on their understanding of empires in history.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 94 Downloads
D-Day: June 6, 1944
Students examine the preparations for the invasion of France on June 6, 1944. After viewing a clip from "The War", they identify the demands and concerns of all military leaders for this invasion. They use maps to examine the geographical challenges and discuss the sacrifice of the soliders on that fateful day.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 87 Downloads
Unit on Gandhi and Ahimsa
Students explore the history of Gandhi and his viewpoint and example of nonviolence. In this World History instructional activity, students complete numerous research assignments and activities over the course of nine lessons to expand their knowledge about Gandhi and the British Empire.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 12 Views 89 Downloads
The Feudal System: Castles At War
Students create a first person account of life in the middle ages from the perspective of a king, noble, knight or peasant. They view and discuss a Discovery Channel video then research the roles and responsibilities of their class level and what daily life may have been like for a person of that station.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 171 Downloads
Women at the Crossroads
Students examine the evolution of women's rights in Korea. In this Korean history lesson, students read 5 articles pertaining to women's lives under the Silla, Koryo, and Choson kingdoms. The articles also make reference to Japanese rule of Korean women as well as the modern era.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Rise of the Silla Kingdom: Native Traditions and Cultural Diffusion
Students consider how the location of Korea has contributed to cultural diffusion. In this Korean history lesson, students investigate the rise of the Silla Kingdom. Students compare the accomplishments of the Silla Kingdom to those of classical Greece and Rome.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
Life Rules for Nonviolence
Scholars apply the basic ideas of Mohandis Gandhi and their application in global change. They generate original definitions of violence and nonviolence. They then create their own set of basic rules that they can apply in real life.
10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 24 Downloads
Baseball: The Tenth Inning
The intent of this resource is to explore Latin American accomplishments in baseball, recognizing the changes in demographics of players over the last century. Social studies classes begin with a discussion and brainstorm surrounding African American baseball players' struggle for acceptance in the major leagues.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 16 Downloads
The British Origins of Industrialism
Tenth graders brainstorm the Industrial Revolution and how it changed the lives of people. They describe rural life in preindustrial Britain. They identify the factors that allowed Britian to become the first industrialized nations.
10th Technology & Engineering 9 Views 44 Downloads
Culture Clash: New World Meets Old
Sixth graders explore the history of Christopher Columbus. For this World History lesson, 6th graders research facts about Christopher Columbus. Students write their own opinion about Columbus's background focusing on three piecesof evidence.
6th Social Studies & History 8 Views 24 Downloads
Reformation and Counter-reformation
Tenth graders examine the major theologies and practices for major religions. In this World History lesson, 10th graders describe the historical significance of key leaders and events. Students analyze the changes over this time period.
10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 29 Downloads
New Review The Rise of Totalitarianism, the Start of World War II and the US Response
How did totalitarian regimes, in places like Russia, Italy, Germany, and Japan, come to power after World War I? Your young historians will participate in a jigsaw activity and then analyze the response of the United States to the rise of these regimes by debating as either isolationists or interventionists.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Transportation Systems
Learners analyze the evolution of cultural attitudes through the lens of transportation, examining several artifacts, documents, and photographs. Topics covered include how American attitudes have influenced society's evolution into a car-dependent society, how transportation affects the availability of goods, and transportation for the future.
8th - 12th Science 21 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Roots of the Cold War
When and how did the Cold War begin? To answer this question, you will not find a better-organized, in-depth, activity- and inquiry-based resource than this! Executing best teaching practices throughout, each portion of this inquiry involves detailed analysis of primary and secondary source material, supporting learners as they develop an answer to the resource's guiding question.
9th - 12th Language Arts 129 Views 126 Downloads CCSS: Designed