World History by Era Teacher Resources
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Discovering Oral Histories of the Vietnam War Era
Students collect and examine the oral histories of various Vietnam War participants and share the results of their historical research. They investigate the oral histories of one of the defined participants of the Vietnam Era. Students present to the class their participant's oral history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Development of Agriculture and Writing
Starting out with a brief explanation of eras, periods, and ages, this lecture presents general information on the Stone Age and the Bronze Age. Using images and a timeline, the narrator covers the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic eras, stressing the importance of the development of agriculture.
13 mins 6th - 10th Social Studies & History 21 Views 18 Downloads
Darwin kept a travel diary as he voyaged to South America, noting the politics, geography, cultures, animals, and interesting facts he encountered. Your class will do the same. Each student chooses a country to research and keep a five day travel diary describing key facts about the country they have "traveled" to.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Writing Exercises: The Gupta Empire I
Those studying the history of India and the legacy left by the Gupta Empire will have no problem answering these three short answer questions. Learners compose three short paragraphs describing the Gupta Empire, the historical population of India, and the caste system.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 53 Downloads
South Carolina Voices: Lessons From the Holocaust
Students explore World History by researching the Holocaust. In this Nazi Germany lesson, students identify the ghettos and death camps that many Jewish civilians were sent to in order to be controlled and later killed. Students collaborate in small groups in order to answer study questions about the WWII era and complete worksheets about day to day situations in Nazi Germany.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
Re-teach and Assess Mesoamerica: Lesson 15
Sixth graders explore world history by researching the geography of the Americas. In this ancient civilization instructional activity, 6th graders identify the Aztec people, their reign of power, and the location of their civilization. Students complete a Mesoamerica assessment worksheet after researching the era.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
B.C. or A.D.? That is the Question
Sixth graders create a time line using the conventions of B.C. and students will build an understanding of the conventions used to put the dates of historical events in order. This helps to put the historical events studied in order as to their actual occurrence.
6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
Mary, Queen of Scots: Heroine or Harlot?
Students explain how international politics, religion, and cultural beliefs influenced the life of Mary Queen of Scots. They watch a film about Mary, Queen of Scots and participate in a discussion and variety of extension activities.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
A Changing Society
Eighth graders use the book Ellesmere Chaucer and draw conclusions about Medieval English society and the Dark Ages. In this Dark Ages literature analysis lesson plan, 8th graders discuss the Middle Ages and read the Old English and contemporary version of "The Lord's Prayer.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Middle Ages: Lesson 1
Sixth graders explore World History by completing worksheets in class. In this Middle Ages lesson, 6th graders identify the importance of shields during the era and design their own shields. Students complete a Knight vocabulary worksheet and review facts about the Medieval times.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
A New Era for Palestinians
Get a global perspective and examine the challenges facing Mahmoud Abbas, the newly elected president of the Palestinian Authority. Thoughtful classroom citizens write letters to Mr. Abbas, asking him questions and suggesting advice. This is an extremely well written instructional activity, which includes links to solid source materials.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 22 Downloads
The Ethics of Outsourcing to China
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in China. This lesson includes excellent resources and wonderful discussion questions intended to engage learners in building an economic and global perspective of US business overseas.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 62 Views 306 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Tale of Genji
Did you know that the world's first novel was written by a woman? Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji, was published in 1021. Class members research Eastern and Western cultures in the 10th and 11th centuries, view modern adaptations of this classic of Japanese literature, and prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which they compare a classic western novel to Murasaki Shikibu's story.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Never To Forget
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.
10th Social Studies & History 64 Views 157 Downloads
Students examine the instances in history in which groups of people were segregated by race or ethnicity. After reading an article, they discover how apartheid impacted people's attempt to an education. Using the internet, they research various apartheid policies and write a perspective of people who lived in South Africa during these times.
6th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 82 Downloads
Rites of Passage
Students, 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 7 Views 26 Downloads
The Industrial Revolution
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.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 148 Views 769 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 16 Views 92 Downloads