Salon Fishbowl:Philosophes on the Eve of the French Revolution
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Students are introduced to the time period known as the Enlightenment and the intellectual thinkers behind it. They identify the leading thinkers of the Enlightenment period and discuss the intellectual contributions of the philosophers.
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The French Revolution Differentiated Project List
Here is a great list of project ideas on the French Revolution that is designed so that your class members can pick and choose which ones they are most interested in, while also gaining a comprehensive review of the event.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Unit Two: The French Revolution and Napoleon
Have your class define, examine, and explore the causes and effects of the French Revolution. The presentation is organized so that students will be able to take effective notes on each topic covered. Critical thinking is promoted...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
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
French Revolution (Part 2)
Interesting facts and historical anecdotes are peppered throughout this video, which covers the beginnings of the French Revolution of 1789. The narrator guides viewers through the timeline and events of the French Revolution with...
15 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
An Introduction to Eric Hobsbawm’s The Age Of Revolution
Discover the ways that the exploited class has influenced our modern lives with a short study of Eric Hobsbawm's The Age of Revolution: 1789 - 1848. High schoolers discuss the Marxist perspective of how the Industrial Revolution and the...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Caused the French Revolution?
Was cake really the cause of the French Revolution? Learn about all of the political elements and implications that led to the end of 1,000 years of French monarchy, and how the upheaval began the first French Republic at the end of the...
6 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Revolt! Comparing Historical Revolutions
What elements are needed to have a revolution? How do historical revolutions from across the globe and generations compare with one another? This is an excellent activity that incorporates group work, source analysis, and an engaging...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: French Revolution and Visual Language of Power
Take a look at the French Revolution and neo-classic art, then compare it to current social issues and contemporary art. Kids analyze several pieces painted by Jacques-Louis David in regard to style and subject then compare them to...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History