Students examine the achievements, and the personality and character of the man who is called "father of the Turks." Student groups hold a debate, which centers on whether or not Ataturk's reforms were necessary.
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World War I Research Project
Here is a fantastic World War I research project that includes clear guidelines for topic choice, guiding questions, and suggested presentation products. Research subjects range from battles of the war, trench warfare, and weaponry, to...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Roots of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: 1890s-1947
Consider and examine the roots of the Arab-Israeli conflict during the turn of the century. The topics covered in this presentation are not fully explained but are a perfect accompaniment to a full lecture. Issues to examine include The...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism
What really constitutes nationalism? The video's narrator reviews this concept in detail and covers a range of topics in the nineteenth century, from the creation of the Ottoman Empire to the Opium Wars of the mid-1800s. He spends great...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Turkey: Traditions And Today
Students research and analyze nation building, identifying countries established for various reasons. They study the history of the land now called Turkey and Ataturk, Father of the Turks. They identify the different ethnic groups that...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
WHO Wants Clean Water! Do You? Solving Conflicts Over International Water Rights Issues
Students examine the water rights on an international scale. In this social studies lesson, students research on a specific water rights issue. They write a paper about their findings and create a PowerPoint presentation which they share...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History