The Guilded Age
Students examine the Gilded Age in American history. Using the internet, they research the innovations, business, and immigration during this time period. They create a PowerPoint presentation to share their information with the class.
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Writing Exercise: Global Trade II
When explorers set out to discover the world, they opened up to a world economy through global trade. Read then use this expository writing activity to answer three critical thinking questions. Each questions relates to the rise of...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Final Regents Review: The Middle Ages
A thorough and engaging look at the Medieval time period in Europe, this presentation includes photographs of guild crests, illuminated manuscripts, and historical documents. When coupled with a class discussion on Charlemagne and the...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
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
The Late Middle Ages (850 to 1492 A. D.)
Students discuss what roles the clergy, nobles and peasants played during the late Middle Ages. They explain what led to the growth of trade and towns in Western Europe. Ultimately, students describe how kings in Western Europe built...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Merchants and Craft Guilds
Students compare and contrast the craft guilds of the middle ages to the production of goods today. In this Middle Ages lesson, students discuss the structure of craft guilds after they have read articles on the topic. Students conduct...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History