Turkish Empires Rise in Anatolia
In this Turkish Empires instructional activity, students make predictions about the rise and decline of the empire by writing about the outcome of eight different events.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Utopia/Dystopia: The American Dream
America was founded by dreamers, and the American dream still resonates in our country today. Track the American dream from its Puritan beginnings to its optimistic descendants with a lesson that focuses on speeches by John F. Kennedy...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
The Fall of the Roman Empire and the Armenian Tragedy of 1915
Students examine the fall of the Roman Empire and the Armenian tragedy. In this world history lesson, students read handouts about both world history events and create presentations that feature the events.
9th - 12th 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Medieval time period in Europe, this presentation includes photographs of guild crests, illuminated manuscripts, and historical documents.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
The Roots of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: 1890s-1947
Consider and examine the roots of the Arab-Israeli conflict during the turn of the century. The topics covered in this presentation are not fully explained but are a perfect accompaniment to a full lecture. Issues to examine include The...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Christian Europe Emerges: 300-1200
Wars, religious conflicts, political shifts, invasions, sounds like a soap opera. No, just the events that shaped medieval Europe. A good slide show can help you organize events, people, places, and information regarding any subject....
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Napoleon and the War of the Third Coalition
A timeline of the main events in Napoleon's career (starting in 1799) begins this video, which details the War of the Third Coalition and the transition of the Holy Roman Empire into the Confederation of the Rhine. Maps, paintings, and...
22 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?
Walk your learners through the progression of the Crusades, discovering the political and religious motivations along the way, learning about such famous figures as Saladin and Richard the Lionheart, and considering the real historical...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Rise of Islamist Terrorist Groups
Learners analyze the rise of Islamist terrorism. In this terrorism lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the growth of Al Quaeda and other terror groups. Learners respond to discussion questions...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History