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The Enlightenment, Philosophers, and Your GovernmentLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After learning about the Enlightenment philosophers, your young historians will take part in a fantastic project where they will determine and develop their idea of an ideal government through a written portfolio. The project asks...
Lesson 11: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political TheoriesLesson Planet
Ninth graders determine what the Enlightenment had to do with the American Revolution. In this historical perspectives lesson, 9th graders examine the ideals of Enlightenment philosophers as they view a PowerPoint presentation. Students...
The Enlightenment in Europe: Ch 22Lesson Planet
10th - 12th
Why study European Enlightenment? Because our governing forefathers and constitution were shaped by their words and philosophies. Presented here are facts and achievements of 8 different figures from the enlightened era. Also included is...
Enlightenment Philosophers (Peer to Peer Teaching)Lesson Planet
7th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
One of the best strategies for learning is to teach what you know to others. Your young historians will be divided into groups and assigned an Enlightenment philosopher that they will then research and present to their classmates.
Writing Exercises: The Enlightenment in EuropeLesson Planet
6th - 10th
What's an Enlightened Despot? Or is it who? Explore The Enlightenment with your scholars, using this short-answer worksheet as a reading assessment or research guide. Three prompts have students consider how Enlightenment philosophies...
The Enlightenment and the Rise of Democratic IdealsLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students examine the key ideas of the Enlightenment. Using primary source documents, they discuss how the Enlightenment allowed for the rise of democratic ideas. They identify the origins of the American Revolution and the drafting of...
Lesson 9: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political TheoriesLesson Planet
Ninth graders consider the impact of Enlightenment philosophers. In this European history lesson, 9th graders examine the influence of the Locke, Voltaire, Montesquieu, and Rousseau as they research their democratic ideas.
Writing Exercises: The Enlightenment in Europe ILesson Planet
7th - 8th
Three great writing prompts are yours for the taking. Hand this out and learners construct answers to questions related to the Enlightenment in Europe. They define enlightenment, the contributions of the scientific revolution, and the...
Why Do Governments Exist? Locke, Hobbes, Montesquieu, and RousseauLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a great secondary source reading that includes the primary ideas and philosophies of the famed Enlightenment philosophers: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Charles Montesquieu, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In additional to discussing...
The American Revolution, Guided ReadingLesson Planet
10th - 12th
This McDougal Littell worksheet provides a graphic organizer for US History class members to record information on the causes and effects of events like France entering the war, the British closing Boston harbor, passing the Stamp Act,...