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Nationalism in North Africa and the Middle East

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Africa and the Middle East are the focus of this Social Studies PowerPoint. After viewing many slides that are packed with historical facts, viewers answer questions such as, "How was the struggle for independence in Algeria different...
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Tools, Technologies and Inventions through the years

For Teachers 5th
5th graders will gain an understanding of how, what, and why people invent tools. This PowerPoint provides a complete description of what tools are, types of tools, why we make tools and what impact they have had on society. There are...
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The Celts

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Look far back in history and you'll meet a people group called the Celts. Celts, as you'll soon find out, are a group of people who inhabited Britain 2000 years ago. Presented here, is simple information which describes a bit about...
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Prometheus Bound: Rebel with a Cause

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are teaching Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound, you can't afford to miss this source. An extensive list of ideas outlines numerous discussion topics, writing prompts, comprehension questions, oral presentations, and projects. Have class...
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A Passage Through Time

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young learners research and present information about a chosen subject to their peers, parents, instructors, and community. This instructional activity has a strong research and public speaking component, and would be ideal for your...
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Travel Diary

For Teachers 10th
Darwin kept a travel diary as he voyaged to South America, noting the politics, geography, cultures, animals, and interesting facts he encountered. Your class will do the same. Each student chooses a country to research and keep a five...
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The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders visit the US Holocaust Museum to witness the actions of the Nazis against the Jews during World War II. A great instructional activity if you are located near the museum or are planning a trip to the DC area.
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Writing Exercises: The Gupta Empire I

For Students 8th - 10th
Those studying the history of India and the legacy left by the Gupta Empire will have no problem answering these three short answer questions. Learners compose three short paragraphs describing the Gupta Empire, the historical population...
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The Ten Commandments

For Students 7th - 9th
This resource would be great for a Bible study group, private school, or those delving into the laws established by Moses for the Jewish people. Young theologians read the Ten Commandments as outlined in the Hebrew Bible. They then...
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Writing Exercise: Ancient China

For Students 9th - 11th
Three questions focused on the development of ancient China, its culture, and civilization await your social studies class. This worksheet in intended to accompany or test learners as they read material related to the formation of...
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Social Studies: The Book of Exodus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Intended for a Christian audience, bible study, or home-school setting, this lesson plan has learners analyzing the significance of the ten commandments in today's world. They consider the commandments themselves, discuss their...
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What Were the Main Achievements of the Mayan Civilization?

For Students 7th - 10th
Guided reading questions can keep kids focused. Here they read about Mayan Civilization and then answer 9 fill-in-the-blank questions. They must use evidence from their readings to support their answers. The worksheet includes 3...
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Trek Across America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Bring a time machine into your classroom with this writing lesson, in which young writers project themselves back in time and have a variety of choices from that point forward. They either write a conversation with a historical figure,...
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Back-in-Time Travel Brochure

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Create Ancient Egypt travel brochures. Research the culture of Egypt through the Internet and create an artistic travel brochure of the civilization. The final product is published for dispersal.
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The Assyrian Empire

For Teachers 10th - 12th
History can be dramatic and so very interesting. Use this presentation to point out key elements and major events that led to the rise and fall of the Assyrian Empire. 
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World History Timeline Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using and online tool called TimeRime, class members create timelines that include what they consider to be the top 10 most important events from the first semester of world history. The first few pages of the assignment focus on how to...
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Topic Report Learning Organizer

For Teachers 3rd - 10th Standards
If you'd like to quickly access a simple graphic organizer designed for a class to divide and conquer a larger subject, then check out this resource. Assign class members to study a specific topic within a historical theme or event, and...
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Digital History

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders analyze different types of photographs. In this Digital Records instructional activity, 10th graders create a digital history of a specific topic in World History. Students present their story boards to the class. 
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Aboriginal Web Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore world history by participating in a web design activity. In this aboriginal history lesson, students discuss the different jobs associated with designing a web site and identify the types of media that are often...
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Coups and Revolutions Quiz 1

For Students 6th - 12th
In this coups and revolutions worksheet, students complete short answer questions about world history and their coups and revolutions. Students answer 10 short answer questions.
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WWII: Graphic Organizer

For Students 7th - 8th
Whether they are taking notes or reading their texts, this graphic organizer is sure to help learners focus on the causes and effects of WWII. They fill out the long and short term causes and effect related to WWI. 
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Battle of The Pantheons

For Teachers 7th
Students will investigate the Greek Mythology of gods and goddesses. This is a large unit and a mind map will be developed. An essential question will be answered to encourage students to develop higher thinking skills.
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Bringing the Holocaust Unit to Closure: Implications for the Future

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the history of the Holocaust. it is complex; therefore, understanding its implications is complex as well. Elie Wiesel refers to the Holocaust as a question within a question. Questions lead to further questions, and still...
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Tang and Song Dynasties of China: Quiz

For Students 7th - 9th
Quizzes can be fun! Provide your class with the opportunity to show what they know about the Tang and Song Dynasties. There are eighteen multiple choice questions to be answered.