We found 45 reviewed resources for voltaire
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Fascinated with the concept of good and evil, Voltaire formed his main character from the eponymous Candide, the most widely read text of the European Enlightenment. Learn more about Voltaire's life, beliefs, writing, and influence with...
Quotes by Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, and VoltaireLesson Planet
7th - 11th
In Enlightenment quotations study guide worksheet, students read quotations and identify the speakers as Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Peter the Great, Copernicus, Louis XIV, Galileo, Harvey, Kepler , Frederick the Great, or...
Picture Collage Book Report: Voltaire's CandideLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Here's an alternative to a traditional book report for your class to demonstrate that they understand and can articulate the main character's evolution and the social themes presented in Voltaire's satirical novel Candide. Your young...
Lesson 10: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political TheoriesLesson Planet
Ninth graders examine political theories. In this European history lesson, 9th graders research the work of philosophers Locke, Voltaire, Montesqueiu, and Rousseau. Students create PowerPoint presentations based on their findings.
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.
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...
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...
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.
Candide: A Herber Readiness ActivityLesson Planet
11th - 12th
“Everything will end up okay if you believe hard enough.” “People create their own luck, good or bad.” Prior to reading Candide, class members respond to an anticipation guide that focuses on the issues of optimism, prejudice, and class...
Philosophy - La RochefoucauldLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Entering and leaving a conversation with a witty one-liner is the clever conversationalist's goal. The Duc de La Rochefoucauld accomplished a lifetime of clever commentary with his collection of 504 philosophical aphorisms, The...
Is Freedom Really Free? A Closer Look at the French RevolutionLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens to a revolution undeterred? To rebels unconstrained? To a government with unlimited power? Middle schoolers investigate the French Revolution in depth and then make connections to other revolutions to determine the cost of...