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Touring Western Europe
Students are assigned a Western European country to "tour." They select four cities to plan an itinerary of which places to tour. They research the country and the four selected cities within the country.
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: Historical and Cultural Context
An insult to American politicians? A satire of news media? Or a critique of censorship, political corruption, and media propaganda? As part of a unit study on film, class members examine how director Frank Capra's develops these themes...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction To The European Union
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
All Quiet on the Western Front
Young scholars use unitedstreaming and Google Earth to investigate World War II and All Quiet on the Western Front. In this novel and technology activity, students view a video about the novel using unitedstreaming video, visit the given...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Discover how nations can use economic, military, and cultural influence to affect the decisions of other countries. These readings and worksheets offer an overview of spheres of international influence, particularly analyzing the spread...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Learning Guide to Thirteen Days
While Thirteen Days is a fantastic film to use in the classroom in reference to the Cold War and the Cuban missile crisis, it is important to take care to effectively and properly incorporate its contents into your curriculum. This...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Western Civilizations, Chapter 23: Modern Industry and Mass Politics, 1870-1914
Looking for an interactive way to supplement your western civilization course? Check out this comprehensive website, designed to accompany the Western Civilizations text (although it is valuable independently). Scholars investigate...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Breaking News English: Europe
In this Europe activity, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History