Was Alexander Truly Great?
Students discuss Alexander the Great and his father Philip II. They complete the worksheet, Things That Alexander Inherited, discuss Alexander's accomplishments, and write an essay examining whether Alexander was truly great.
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Wondering About the New Seven (Man-Made) Wonders of the World
Who determines the Seven Wonders of the World, and what criteria is used to evaluate these locations? Discover the efforts to promote cultural diversity and preserve man-made monuments during the world's first-ever global vote in 2007 to...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Alexander the Great: Villain or Hero?
Reviewing for exams can be a lot of work, make it easy with this helpful presentation. Slides include information, primary source documents, multiple-choice questions, and critical-thinking questions all related to the life and conquests...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Alexander the Great and the Situation... the Great?
What made Alexander the Great so great? John Green reviews three possible definitions of the term great that we ascribe to historical figures, while offering a fairly comprehensive overview of the accomplishments and legacy of Alexander...
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Depression
The Great Depression does not fit into a simplistic narrative. This video introduces learners to the complicated and complex nature of this historical event in the United States with a heavy emphasis on the progression of economic...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Challenges and New Inventions of the Great Plains Farmer
Explore life in the Great Plains with this thorough US history instructional activity. After brainstorming some important inventions in farming, pupils answer several questions about pioneers in a group research project. Several links to...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History