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Figures of the Enlightenment
In this Enlightenment study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to Delacroix, Cervantes, and Mozart. Students respond to 1 short answer question.
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The Spread of Enlightenment Ideas
Looking for a simple and straightforward reference on the Enlightenment for your young historians? Check out this list of key terms and important figures from the period, followed by a traditional assessment where your learners will be...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Rising People: Ben Franklin and the Americans
Students examine the Enlightenment Era and its philosophies, including philosophers. Students gain an understanding concerning what they new science was and what it led to through a series of lessons and a PowerPoint. the end by writing...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Enlightenment Philosophers (Peer to Peer Teaching)
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.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Enlightenment: Matching #2
Quiz your scholars on key figures of The Enlightenment using this matching activity. Ten descriptions and eleven answers are provided, which learners match with one left over. Figures include Francisco Javier Clavijero, Franz Josephy...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
French Revolution (Part 1)
History comes alive in this engaging video, which artfully sets up the first steps of the French Revolution. Students will relate to the idea of nobility "living it up" while 98% of the French citizens went without wealth or rights. The...
17 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson 8: How Did Science Lead to Political Theory?
Ninth graders consider the impact of the Scientific Revolution. In this European history lesson, 9th graders examine the influence of the revolution on the Enlightenment as they research scientists of the era and share their findings...
9th Social Studies & History