World History Teacher Resources

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Draw on what learners know about conflict resolution and the situation in the Middle East to build understanding of the Camp David summit meeting beginning on July 11, 2000. They develop an understanding of the functions of summit meetings and the Israeli Palestinian conflict.
Students identify flags by country, then research the symbolism and history of those flags in preparation for writing and delivering oral presentations. For homework, they write essays reflecting on the relationship between flags, anthems and patriotism.
Tenth graders explore the events leading up to the American Revolution. For this World History lesson, 10th graders participate in a class discussion as the teacher shares a Powerpoint presentation, then the students rewrite the information in story format.
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.
Imagine a personalized review program! Rather than sitting through a teacher-led recap of a chapter, unit, or course, individuals can use this resource to self-check and revisit those topics where remediation is needed. They can review facts, use flashcards to check, understand, and take quizzes to test their knowledge.
Students explore the passing of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1397, which backs plans for the creation of a Palestinian state, as a springboard to investigating the history different countries that have been redefined in the 20th century.
Learners examine the Cuban exile community's response to the ceding of power to Fidel Castro's brother. They read and discuss an article, conduct research on Cuba, and in small groups create a Powerpoint presentation.
Students examine the roles of different leaders in the Middle East, the United Nations Security Proposal 242 and recognition of Israel by its Arab neighbors, and then debate the current Saudi proposal for peace in the Middle East.
Students research acts of terrorism around the world over the past thirty years to create a visual timeline of these events for the classroom.
Students explore different perspectives on withdrawing troops from Iraq. They examine the endings and consequences of other major conflicts in modern history to gain further insight into the situation in Iraq and its uncertain end date.
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of the Soviet Union and compared to the new Democratic Russia. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to create a class project.
Tenth graders research geography and the process of creating a Powerpoint presentation. In pairs, they design their own game show, writing geography questions, and creating a Powerpoint presentation for other students to play their game.
Students propose a theme for an upcoming program on the History Channel, select a historical theme for the investigation, resarch topics that support the theme, and write a proposal to the producers of a television program.
Incorporating the arts into regular classroom practices isn't an easy task. Learners will research background information regarding Russian culture, history, and conflict then see how those things have applied to the rigors of Russian Ballet. They then research Rudolf Nureyev, his performance, and life. They then discuss choreographing a full length ballet in the classroom.
Students examine the history of farming. In this environmental farming lesson plan, students explore the web and complete a variety of activities in order to understand the necessity of local, sustainable, and small farms for the future. Students use their findings to design a farm that meets environmentally sound criteria.
Young scholars exhibit a sensitivity to the Rape of Nanjing and its impact. In this world history lesson, students examine the conflicts surrounding the 1937 Rape of Nanjing.
Students examine the major turning points that shaped the modern world. In this Social Science lesson plan, students will trace the rise of democratic ideas and historical roots of current world issues. Students will research, write and discuss how our international relations lead to our involvement in WWI and II.
Seventh graders study the Mandate of Heaven. In this world history lesson, 7th graders explore t’ien ming in primary resources and describe its use in ancient Chinese culture.
Students begin reading the graphic novel "Maus". Using the Internet, they discover fundamental differences between Judaism and Christianity. Using excerpts from the novel, they identify animal metaphors used for nationalities and ethnic groups. They state facts and discuss situations in the novel.
Students analyze changing and competing interpretations of issues, events, and developments throughout world history. They brainstorm ideas about what they think about Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Animism, Judaism, or Christianity.