After learning the propaganda devices from famous World War 2 posters, your students will make their own persuasive poster to promote a positive behavior to address a real life school problem.
Interested in trying out Project-Based Learning but get overwhelmed quickly?
This plug-and-play mini uni
This download includes all of the five documents described below. Each handout comes in PDF and MS WORD format and has been formatted to fit perfectly onto one page for easy printing. Each can be found and downloaded individually, but can be downloaded here at a bundle discount. Enjoy!
This is a simple walkthrough guide that allows students to utilize a set of criteria for analyzing documents. It was created for the purposes of using it with AP European history, but could be used across the social sciences or even in other disciplines, such as language arts, art, music, or scienc
In this 4 page packet, students examine images, read notes sections, and analyze primary sources to determine how classical Greek art and literature reflected the values of its society.
Students determine the main characteristics of Greek art by examining selected famous examples, then compare and
This is a one-page SOAPSTone graphic organizer for analyzing up to four different primary sources. SOAPSTone helps students to analyze the subject, occasion, audience, purpose, speaker, and tone of a primary source. There are guiding questions to aid students.
This graphic organizer works well wit
Objective: Students will observe a secondary source document to make inferences about the experience of European Exploration.
Social Studies TEKS: 4a.2, 4a.3
4.1d, 4.2a, 4.2b, 4.2c, 4.21a, 4,21b, 4.21d, 4.22c
How does the artist represent the different individuals in the
Need some practice SAR (short answer response) questions aligned with the 2015 AP Euro redesign? This is a good one for your Renaissance unit and it includes analysis of a primary source. AP Euro, AP World, and AP Art History.
This is a two page test review for the European Renaissance. Inside you will find: vocabulary, primary source interpretation questions, short answer prompts, an open response question, and an extra credit opportunity. This covers from the beginning of the Renaissance through the Northern Renaissan
This download comes in both PDF and MS WORD format and has been formatted to fit perfectly onto one paper for easy printing. It comes with guiding questions, and relevant drawings from his notebooks. Enjoy!
Shared Reading Lesson by DaVinci Educational Materials: “Inference Through the Arts.” This is an interdisciplinary lesson that incorporates music, art, reading, high level questions and peer discussions. This lesson utilizes a painting by Vincent Van Gogh and song lyrics to model and practice ho
Shared Reading Lessons by DaVinci Educational Materials: “Inference Through the Arts.” This series is a continuation from Lesson 1, which is available for free download. This is an interdisciplinary unit that incorporates music, art, reading, high level questions and peer discussions. These l
Shared Reading Lesson by DaVinci Educational Materials: “Establishing Mood, Atmosphere and Tone with Art.” This is an interdisciplinary unit that incorporates music, art, reading, high level questions and peer discussions. These lessons utilize artwork from various artists, for example, Pablo P
J.S. Bach, Frideric Handel, and Domenico Scarlatti.Give your students the opportunity to learn a unique perspective on these critically important Baroque-Era composers.
Together, these three original articles from IndieMusicTeacher provide students vital practice in answering higher order questions
For ELA, general music, or social studies classes, this engaging 500 word article on Baroque great G.F. Handel comes with 6 higher order thinking questions that challenge students to:
-make text to self connections
-analyze a text to determine author's purpose
Three articles between 500-700 words focus on three composers: Bach, Handel, and Scarlatti. Each article is accompanied by higher order thinking questions that require students to:
-draw conclusions and inferences
-make text to self connections
-make text-text connections
This document analysis activity is simple, straight forward, and allows students to further understand what ideas lay behind the transcendentalist movement. It is perfect for post-industrialization lessons/lesson, and helps students practice analyzing and synthesizing primary sources into their own
This handy chart is easily printed and displayed in your classroom. Students will have a step-by-step guide to help them to write an answer to a history essay.
An additional column titled "How to write an essay for a DBQ" is included in the chart.
This is especially helpful for students who are ne
This Death of a Salesman activity not only ignites student creativity and collaboration, but it also aids in evaluating evidence to arguments and logical connections. Insofar as AP curriculum, it will give students practice for the open prompt questions as well as challenging students from CP ( col
Historians use a rich variety of sources to determine what happened in the past. Too often, students only think of written sources (books, letters, diaries) when considering on historical research. Use “How to Interpret a Picture” to lead students through historical analysis of a visual source (a ph
This is designed to address common core and content specific standards. Objective: Students will analyze an art piece of a specific time period and create an argument as to why the piece represents the period in which it was created.
How to write an SAR powerpoint, plus 3 practice SARs, 1 long essay prompt with graphic organizer and prep sheet, Erasmus document practice and Mirandola document practice. Perfect for the AP Euro redesign! All writing prompts are on the Renaissance
This lesson would fit into your curriculum towards the tail end of your chapter or unit on U.S. imperialism. The students should have already been taught the goals of U.S. imperialism, the annexation of Hawaii, as well as the results of the Spanish American War including the ensuing war against the
An engaging two-page handout providing a unique perspective on J.S. Bach, one of the greatest Baroque composers.. Your students will be encouraged to think deeply through this activity that can be easily adapted to serve as independent, small group or whole class work.
Use this Common Core aligned
This engaging 500 word article on Baroque great Domenico comes with 6 higher order thinking questions that challenge students to:
-make text to self connections
-compare and contrast
This activity is unique in that I can be used effectively in a
"American Progress" by John Gast is a popular painting from 1872 that is often used in teaching the concept of Manifest Destiny. This activity has students study the work and analyze its perspective and point of view. This is great as a warm up activity or closure for US history students or APUSH st
This is an American Revolution POV lesson that will get the student engaged and thinking. Includes a powerpoint that can be used traditionally, individually, or as a gallery walk. Lesson come with a worksheet in the form of a graphic organizer This lesson uses primary sources images from the revolut
Students will answer document based questions on the famous painting "Drafting the Declaration of Independence" by Newell Convers Wyeth. The questions require students to analyze the painting and is an excellent way to introduce the writing of the Declaration of Independence to students, especially
The above political cartoon provides a funny look at a fight in congress. A Federalist attacks a Republican with a cane. The Republican grabs a pair of tongs and fights back. On the wall there is painting names “Royal Sport” showing animals fighting.
Much like my learning stations, just a digital one. Requires access to internet to watch several short video clips for some of the prompts. Covers Brunelleschi’s Dome, Michelangelo Vs. Donatello’s David, Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, Who was Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa?, Machiavelli, Making of Michelangel
This project helps students visualize what life was like for the residents of and around Jamestown, VA in the early 1600's. Use this to go along with the Jamestown DBQ, and/or with Blood on the River. It is completely editable.
This is not your typical lesson. I created it for a National Endowment for the Humanities workshop geared towards post-war economic development in Southern California stemming from the aerospace industry. However, the themes might be just as useful in any classroom if looking for something different
This is a great exercise for humanities, art history, history, French or composition classes. Students review the public domain illustrations, made by French artists, from 1899-1910. They might study the era, study European art from the era, or simply address the questions on the sheets.
This is a radio theater audio podcast pilot of Hank's Handheld. The educational series features a time-traveling cowboy and his canine sidekick, Sir Francis Drake. This episode features Hank's experiences looking for Rin Tin Tin. Along the way he encounters Wilhelm II and the Treaty of Versailles pa
Students assess whether or not the ads used by the Ministry of the Interior at the turn of the 19th century measure up to the accuracy and truth standards as set out by the Canadian Standards for Truth in Advertising.
PROCEDURE: Students will examine several advertising posters and copy, and compa
The lesson includes an entrance ticket, exit ticket and 2 engravings along with analytical questions. Instructions on how to examine in the engravings whole group is included. Use this to spice up a direct instruction lesson on women and women's education during the late 1700s-early 1800s.