WWI Economic Impact Teacher Resources
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The Fall of the Roman Empire and the Armenian Tragedy of 1915
Young scholars examine the fall of the Roman Empire and the Armenian tragedy. In this world history instructional activity, students read handouts about both world history events and create presentations that feature the events.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Supporting the World War II Effort
Young historians learn about wartime policies established during World War II, such as rationing and limited wage increases, and create their own advertisements for how Americans can contribute to the war effort.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Shared Past
Seventh graders research the links between Texas and U.S. history. They explore their ties to the Progressive Era and World War I. Students analyze one of the main themes of economics. They view why migration and the Mexican Revolution's impact in international politics overwhelmed all involved.
7th Social Studies & History
Individuals as Instruments of Change
How does one become a catalyst for change? What are the challenges faced by those who take a stand for change? What part do the arts play in cultural change? Using primary and secondary sources from the 1920s and 1930s, class members explore these questions and craft an essay that presents their reflections.
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Next to Normal
After periods of turbulence, many long for periods of peace. After World War I, many Americans yearned for what President Warren G. Harding labeled normalcy, a return to what was imagined as the way things used to be. But what is normalcy?
9th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
America's Economy: Sorrow And Hope
Middle schoolers discover how Americans found the hope that broke the Great Depression. In this American economics lesson, students watch "America's Economy: Sorrow and Hope." Middle schoolers then discuss the implications of the depression and determine how the New Deal and World War II brought hope to Americans.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Debt Loops Rationale and Effects
Now that scholars understand more of currency imbalance and artificially suppressed currency, Sal discusses motivations of the different actors. He briefly touches on the difficulty of unwinding a cycle like this once it has begun. Learners see the Chinese perspective, looking historically back at the big-picture goal of being on-par industrially with the developed world.
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Great Inflation: A Historical Overview and Lessons Learned
Your young economists will explore the roots of fears about high inflation by learning the effects of rising prices during the world wars and in particular the Great Inflation of the 1970s.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
A Half-century of Crisis And Achievement: the World in the Interwar And World War Ii
Learners explore why the world was plunged into a second global conflict after just two decades after World War I. They create a graphic organizer on the causes of WWII from lecture and textbook readings then write a letter to the editor about the Munich Conference from the viewpoint of a particular country.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
End of Mandates and the Middle East
Ninth graders investigate the original mandates of the League of Nations regarding the Middle East. They listen to a lecture/PowerPoint presentation on the end of the mandate system, and complete a fill-in-the-blank worksheet that corresponds with the lecture.
9th Social Studies & History
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 CCSS: Designed
New Review Middle Level Writing with Integrated Reading and Oral Language
Imagine everything you need to teach writing in one packet! Designed to augment instruction in language arts classes, the lessons, activities, and exercises contained in this packet employ AVID methodologies to help learners develop their literacy skills.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Barbie in the Labor Force
How have the women's share of the labor force and chosen occupations evolved in the United States over the last century? Using census reports, graphs detailing the gender makeup of the labor force, and analysis of the careers of Barbie dolls at various points in time, your learners will examine the occupations that women have held historically and consider the need for their presence in more diverse fields, such as computer science and physics.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
WWI and Twenties & Thirties
Students study economics and timelines of events to understand changes in America. In this Twenties and Thirties lesson, students navigate Internet sites to research famous reformers. Students recognize the economic changes through time. Students investigate information about the Great Depression.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Things Fall Apart Study Guide
“There is no story that is not true.” And Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, uses proverbs (“. . .the palm-oil with which words are eaten”), a compelling tragic hero, and historic events, to engage readers in the truth of his story of the culture clash between an African society and European colonialism.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable