World History by Era Teacher Resources

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Young scholars examine the history of the Exodus and life of Moses. In this Exodus lesson, students watch "Exodus: History Writ Large", research the life of Moses, and author books that depict scenes from Mose's life.
High schoolers discover the demands of current science professions as well as the contributions past scientists have made to these professions. They research famous scientists of the past and complete a written report.
Eighth graders explore the causes of conflict in the oil producing country of Nigeria. In this World History lesson, 8th graders create a research paper or presentation that explains the challenges faced by the Nigerians. Students investigate possible solutions to solve these problems in Nigeria.
Eleventh graders examine the life of Mohandas Gandhi. In this Gandhi lesson, 11th graders listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of the Gandhi's life and respond to the provided discussion questions.
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.
Eleventh graders examine the term visionary.  For this World History lesson, 11th graders research a specific individual who they feel is a visionary.  Students develop a power point presentation.  
Tenth graders compare and contrast the Tang and Song dynasties of China. In this world history lesson, 10th graders explore the major accomplishments of the Tang and Song dynasties as they complete a Venn diagram following a lecture.
Eighth graders examine the conquest of the Americas. In this Exploration lesson, 8th graders locate the areas of colonization. Students create a visual map of these areas of conquest.
Fifth graders examine the rise of the Renaissance and the contributions and roles of various groups such as ancient Greeks, Muslim scholars, the aristocracy, the Catholic Church, and tradesmen. They develop and write a report on a Renaissance figure.
Fifth graders examine the role of geography in both the political expansion of Russia and the isolation of Japan. They evaluate the costs and benefits of Russia's expansion. They complete a worksheet exploring Japanese feudalism and imposed isolation.
High schoolers research a specific region and its trade history to develop information materials to share with other members on the class. They creatively represent physical elements of their research using objects, art, drawings, images, and maps to more effectively communicate the diversity of their region or continent.
Students compare and contrast the economic roles of women throughout history in the United States, India, and Israel. After examining pictures of women from various time periods, they share observations. They watch video clips and examine case studies of women from India and Israel and conclude by writing essays on the topic.
Learners research three specific and relevant events that occurred during a particular presidential period. They research that period, create a multi-media slideshow, and present it to the class.
Students explore who are the most influential people of the past thousand years.
Eighth graders discuss the impact geography had on hunter-gatherer societies, their toolmaking. They work in groups to create a Web page that links pictures of artifacts to explanations about what the artifact tell us about the lives of the people who used them.
Students research the Tibetan conflict from the point of view of both Tibet and China. They review resources produced by both factions and then apply these skills to consider other competing national stories.
Young scholars explore the controversy surrounding the ban of Nazi memorabilia and other hate-related artifacts from online auction sites.
Tenth graders review the people, places, dates and events that are important in History. Using PowerPoint, they create a presentation with this information with questions to ask their classmates. They practice writing multi-tier questions and report their findings to the class as a whole.
Sixth graders study and engage in a variety of activities surrounding the many aspects of Ancient Greece. They discuss the controversy surrounding The Elgin Marbles and write a letter to the museum curator persuading him to agree with their solution.
Students view a documentary on U.S. Presidents. Those called to serve be remembered by future generations that study American and world history. After viewing, students discuss what they saw then create a poster about the electoral process.