Tenth graders examine the causes and course of World War I. They read and discuss a handout, simulate the formation of a country, design a flag, develop a national slogan, and present their country's information to the class.
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Don't just ask your class to define nationalism, but invite them to experience it with an engaging project. Learners are divided into groups to design four items—a flag, slogan, national anthem, and historical tale—for a fictional...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Exercise: Nationalism Around the World II
Think about Nationalism and how it has influenced countries and colonialism all over the world. This learning exercise gives learners the opportunity to compose three well-written answers describing the unification of Italy, Otto Von...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Writing Exercises: Science and Technology I
Tackle the topic of scientific and technological change. Here are three short-answer questions for your class to respond to. They'll discuss the Cold War race for nuclear supremacy between the US and the USSR, the relationship between...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Nationalism in France: French Revolution
Determine if you think nationalism led france into the French Revolution. Presented here are multiple facts pertaining to France's nationalist ideology and the path leading to the Revolution. While text is somewhat scant, major events...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review War and Nation Building in Latin America: Crash Course World History 225
Does war hinder the growth of nation-states, or does it facilitate development? A video from Crash Course World History examines this question in the context of Latin America, particularly how the lack of international war in Central and...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Constitution Lecture 5: Federalism vs. Nationalism
What is the difference between federalism and nationalism and how did those differences shape the US Constitution? This is the focus of lecture five in a series on understanding the US Constitution. Centralized powers, the role of the...
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson: Michael Blum: National Identity at a Distance
Immigration, refugees, and cultural change due to the movement of people around the globe is discussed. Learners examine the work of Michael Blum to gain an understanding of how national and cultural identities shift due to immigration....
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts