Eastern Europe Teacher Resources

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Eastern Europe in 1989

For Students 11th - 12th
Major political shifts occurred in Eastern Europe during the late 1980s. Locate, identify, and label 90 different areas on the provided map. A list of cities, countries, and water ways is provided.
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Eastern European Studies

For Students 6th - 10th
One worksheet, three projects. Learners explore Eastern Europe and mark Eastern European countries on a map. They then collect and record census data on thirteen different countries, and write a 3-5 page expository essay on one of the...
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Eastern Europe

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students find the missing word or phrase that best completes each of the 10 sentences pertaining to Eastern Europe.
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Eastern Europe: Passport to Understanding

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore Eastern Europe. They analyze data on select countries. Students prepare a short oral presentation on the country they researched. They locate their country using an interactive map.
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Russia and Eastern Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study Russia and Eastern Europe. They select from a menu of option activities to demonstrate their knowledge of both countries including preparing meals, reading Russian works of literature, analyzing political cartoons and...
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Folk Dances of Eastern Europe

For Teachers 1st - 9th
Students experience folk dance as a form of expressive art, and appreciate the rich cultural heritage of Eastern Europe.
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Ukraine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Was Joseph Stalin desperate or exaggerating the USSR's need for assistance on the Eastern Front in 1942? History students examine two differing opinions on Stalin's position and the reality of the Eastern Front just three years before...
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Stalingrad

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Acts of civilian courage in Great Britain—and in one case, the island of Malta—often receive the George Cross, instituted by King George VI at the beginning of World War II. After the valiant defense of Stalingrad by its inhabitants,...
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Eastern Europe

For Students 6th - 9th
In this human geography worksheet, students read the provided selection about Eastern Europe prior to completing a graphic organizer and responding to 5 short answer questions based on the information.
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The Influence of The Byzantine Empire on Russia and Eastern Europe

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars examine the influence on Russian and Eastern European language, religion, art, and architecture by the Byzantine Empire. They define key vocabulary terms, listen to a lecture and participate in a class discussion, and...
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Classics for Kids: Dvorak's "Slavonic Dance No. 7"

For Students 4th - 6th
This short biography of Antonin Dvorak and map of Eastern Europe could accompany and supplement listening to "Slavonic Dance No. 7." Four questions support reading the geographic map, a "Listening Map" outlines the form of the...
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Emerging Democracies in Eastern Europe and Russia: How Are They Doing?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the success of democracies in Eastern Europe. In this government systems lesson, students research the implementation of democratic practices and rule in the countries of Eastern Europe following the Cold War. Students...
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Berlin

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The inevitability of World War II has arrived: Berlin has fallen. Young historians watch contemporaneous footage of the event, analyze primary source documents, and write a news report that details the roles of the Soviet, British,...
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Camps

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Britain's decision not to bomb German death camps in World War II has provided many questions for historians, but with a primary source analysis lesson, high school students may be a step closer to finding out the truth. Learners read...
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Tolerance and Genocide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the causes of genocide. In this cultural diversity lesson, students discuss genocide incidents in Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. Students then write essays about what they would do if their cultural...
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Your YUGO: Stayin' or Goin' Yonder?

For Teachers 6th
Your sixth graders should enjoy this well-designed lesson on the five countries that once made up the country of Yugoslavia. They utilize websites embedded in the plan to gather information on many aspects of this region of Europe. Then,...
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EU Movement Role Play

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Using role play, a graphic organizer, and discussion, your class members will compare and contrast the movement of people and goods between countries in the European Union before and after the organization was established. This is a...
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Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 4

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Mongols did remain in the East, as you'll see in part four of this four-part series, they settled down in Russia. The Mongols ruled and forever changed Russia for a 300 period time which the Mongols considered the golden horde.
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International Curiosity and National Pride

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students analyze their own culture and a Bulgarian culture to identify national, local, or ethnic traits. In this culture analysis lesson, students identify three important characteristics of their culture and compose a list of questions...
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Eastern Europe Map Quiz

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 25 identification questions regarding the nations of Eastern Europe.
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Geography Now! Belarus

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
They speak Russian, but don't you dare say they are Russian! Belarus is its own nation, complete with a complex lingual, cultural, and political identity. A humorous and irreverent video unravels these threads with a geographical profile...
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Eastern Europe

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Eastern Europe worksheet, students take notes in a graphic organizer while reading several passages about waterways for commerce and deforestation, then answer five comprehension questions.
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The Geography & Peoples of Europe

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Extremely throrough and informative, this presentation details many aspects of European geography and demographics, including natural resources, climate, topography, and population distribution. This slideshow would be an excellent...
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Extended Family

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the 2004 European elections. For this current events lesson, students visit the noted Web sites to consider the pros and cons of expanding the European Union.