Peter the Great
Students recognize that Peter the Great modernized Russia. They write letters and complete journal entries in first person as if they were Peter the Great. In addition, they decorate their journal entries with scenes from his travels.
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Absolute Ruler Facebook Page
Young historians will be excited to complete this project that links their interests in social media with the age of absolutism in history! After discussing the 10 characteristics of an absolute ruler, class members begin by choosing...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Deal Programs in Alabama
New Deal programs are the focus of an activity that prompts middle and high schoolers to consider the end of the Great Depression. Groups examine primary source materials to gain an understanding of how these programs were implemented in...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Chapter 20: Northern Eurasia 1500-1800
Guide your next lecture on northern Eurasia, Japanese reunification, the Shogunate, and the Russian Empire with this extensive presentation. Each slide contains bulleted information outlining key points from each topic. It was most...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
European Rulers in the Age of Absolutism
Teaching a unit of the age of absolutism in 16th century Europe? If you are, this presentation may be of interest. Each slide depicts European rulers during the age of absolutism. This is an image-driven slide show intended to accompany...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Crisis in the Ivory Coast
Through reading a variety of news articles and other informational texts, learners discover the political turmoil and intense ethnic and religious tensions that envelop the Ivory Coast today. Class members research the historical...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Life in a box: world history content
Students explore 6 boxes of stuff about famous people in history including Martin Luther King Jr., Peter the Great, Henry VIII, and more. In this history lesson plan, students then discuss their boxes with the rest of the class.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
The South, the North and the Great Migration: Blues and Literature
Here is a complex lesson that interweaves the history of the Jim Crow South and the Great Migration with the study of poetry, art, and blues music from the Harlem Renaissance. This plan helps young historians develop a deep understanding...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts