World History by Era Teacher Resources
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Is There Any Such Thing As A Just War?
Students examine the Just War theory, examine a specific example of what is commonly considered to have been a Just War, develop their own moral viewpoints on war, and relate their beliefs to current international situations.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Feudal System: Castles at War
Students study the feudal system of the Middle Ages. In this Middle Ages lesson, students watch "The Feudal System at War". Students listen to an instructor-delivered lecture regarding the roles of monarchs, nobles, knights, and...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Growing Pains: Legislating a New Industrial Society
Eighth graders examine the implications of industrialization. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, 8th graders analyze images and documents from the era in United States history and determine what types of legislation should be passed...
8th Social Studies & History
Music As Survival: Alma Rose and the Auschwitz Women's Orchestra
Students explore a period of European history in which musicians have used theri musical talents and abilities to survive and rise above extremely difficult situations. The psychological uses of music by the Nazis is examined in this...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Industrial Economy
Delve into the nitty-gritty of American industrialization in the decades after the Civil War, a period which saw the introduction of a national currency, dramatic population and economic growth, and the birth of the first modern...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reconstruction of Iraq: A Lesson of Historical Precedents
Young scholars view a video clip about the reconstruction efforts in Iraq. They work together to compare and contrast the reconstruction plans after the Spanish-American War and World War II. They compare those results to the situation...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Spread of Enlightenment Ideas
Looking for a simple and straightforward reference on the Enlightenment for your young historians? Check out this list of key terms and important figures from the period, followed by a traditional assessment where your learners will be...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Presidential Decisions During the Vietnam War
To begin a study of the Vietnam War, groups assume the role of a US president, examine primary source documents, and based on this limited information, must make a decision about the United States' actions during the Vietnam War.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Art and National Identity: Analyzing Painting and Literature from the Era of Manifest Destiny
Students begin the instructional activity by discussing the causes and effects of the movement west. Using primary sources, they develop their own definition for manifest destiny. In groups, they view examples of paintings and read...
9th - 10th English Language Arts
Holocaust Visual Timeline - Introducing the Holocaust Era
Students examine the Holocaust. In this World War II lesson, students identify the major events of the Holocaust as they investigate a visual timeline and discuss the persecution of Jews at the hands of the Nazis.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Colonial America and The American Revolution
How did the founding of the American colonies lead to a revolution? Use the essential question and sample activities to guide learners through a series of history lessons. Additionally, the packet includes effective strategies to...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Journey to Jo’burg: A South African Story
How did South African apartheid affect the ability of people of color to increase their human capital? Here is a rich activity in which learners come to understand the relationship between investment in human capital and income, while...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed