Students explore the growing trade and tourist relationship between Greece and Turkey. They then research key event in Greco-Turkish history from each sides perspective to create political cartoons and a time line for classroom display.
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Great Cities of the Middle East
Young scholars explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. In this Middle East lesson plan, students complete a map, research one of the five the cities and prepare a presentation that includes details about the...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Southwest Asia and the Indian Ocean: 1500-1750
A lot can happen in 250 years. Cover the rise and fall of some of the worlds most interesting empires. The Ottoman, Mughal, and Muslim Empires are all covered in terms of politics, military, and trade. An amazing resource ready at a...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Venice and the Ottoman Empire
In the nineteenth episode of a world history series, the narrator explains how the mutually beneficial relationship between the Venetians and the Ottomans led to the Renaissance and Christopher Columbus' voyages. More specifically, your...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The City of Walls: Constantinople
Capture the interest of your classroom! Discover how classical culture survived in Western Europe thanks to the fortifications of the city of Constantinople, whose elaborate system of moats, outer walls, and inner walls protected the...
4 mins 9th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Byzantine Empire - Part 1
The Byzantine Empire, also known as the second Rome, began with Constantine the Great. Art, Literature, and government were preserved by this society that worked to spread Christianity as well. In one thousand years, various lands were...
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History