Students work in teams to research the Russian Revolution. They prepare a short oral presentation with their findings, construct a timeline of major events and create questions for a class quiz.
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Writing Exercises: Russian Revolution, #1
What were the roles of the Reds and Whites in the Russian Civil War? What were the causes and reactions to the Russian Revolution? These intriguing questions need answers, and your class has just the people to do it! They can answer...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Writing Exercises: Russian Revolution, #2
Why did communism develop in an unindustrialized Russia? What human rights were violated under Joseph Stalin? And, how did the Soviet Union become industrialized? These are the writing prompts your class will work to answer with complete...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
The 1905 Russian Revolution
Important for understanding the context of Russia's role in the 20th century, this presentation on the Russian Revolution of 1905 is sure to pique your class' interest as they embark on the world events leading up to World War I. Several...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Enemy or Ally: America's Response to the Russian Revolution
Students examine the events related to the Russian Revolution. In groups, they use the internet to discover the concerns of Woodrow Wilson during this time period and relate them to the origins of the Cold War. To end the lesson plan,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Russian Revolution - Part 2/3
Part two of this three-part series on the Russian Revolution begins with the fall of the Russian czars. Take a peek into the rise of socialism and the promise of a new Russia. The Soviets, the idea of democracy, and the conflict that...
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Russian Revolution - Part 3/3
This three-part series concludes with primary source quotes, film from the time, and a real news narration that describes the rise of the Bolsheviks. Learners will be able to understand how difficult it is to maintain a peaceful...
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History