When teaching about ancient China and the Qin Dynasty, this activity gives students the opportunity to evaluate Shi Huangdi's role as emperor of China. Guided questions challenge students to respond to information by applying new concepts and evaluating his role in uniting China and the legacy he le
Conduct Socratic Seminars in your middle school ancient civilization classroom!
This bundle includes:
-A powerpoint with both teacher guidance and class presentation slides on how to easily run an effective Socratic Seminar. Assessment rubric is included!
-5 Lesson Plans
1. Hammurabi's Code- H
After students research and become experts on one side of the Chinese Civil War (either the KMT or the CCP) Students will tutor their partner on the opposite side in order to weigh it's advantages and disadvantages. This will be in order to predict which political leader/party will win the Chinese C
A unit on WW I. This is the PowerPoint portion with the DIRECTIONS for the teacher and student. The worksheets and texts portion is a separate download. It traces the arc of the WW I soldier's experience from the promise of the glories of war through propaganda and song through the disillusionmen
Essential Questions: Is nationalism a form of unity or disunity? How do people respond to institutions that do not meet their needs?
Socratic Seminars are one of my favorite methods of instruction because its is student facilitated discussion in its truest form. Although some teachers are hesitant
This is a great resource in which students can compare and contrast the three philosophies that ancient Chinese thinkers hoped would bring the chaos of the Warring States Period to an end.This product includes a packet with a graphic organizer separating what each philosophy thinks about human behav