A lesson plan plus 20 pages of worksheets about the reasons behind the current Ukraine crisis.UPDATED *****July 18, 2014***** with worksheet on Malaysian Flight DisasterThe crisis is explained simply and in a straightforward manner, and some follow up activities are provided to help the lower second
This is a 3-4 day mini-unit that explores the differences and similarities between the ancient Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta. The mini-unit includes a dynamic 37 slide PowerPoint presentation, notes, student note-taking sheets, a Venn Diagram, individual readings on Athens and Sparta with
NOW WITH LINKS TO A GOOGLE CLASSROOM PRODUCT FOR CLASSROOM SUBMISSIONS!This one page reading plus one page of questions summarizes the development of the Factory System in Britain and how it revolutionized production at the expense of the workers during the Industrial Revolution. It is designed for
So, you are teaching about the Greeks and Romans and have no idea WHAT you should teach? This is a useful course outline I have used for many years as a guide to plan lessons and activities around. It tells you what to consider including in your planning, and the units of study developed from it can
This is a simple activity where students place eight events in the history of chocolate, from Ancient Mayan and Aztec drink to the invention of milk chocolate in Switzerland.
They place the events in the history of chocolate (cut-out squares with snippets of information - from an A5 sheet) onto an
Who doesn't want an excuse to wear a crown in class?! After learning the difference between democracies and monarchies, students can decorate their crown with jewels and fill their "constitution" with descriptions of their own government. So fun!*Also includes a bonus idea: a photo of a monarchy anc
The first year I taught Night by Elie Wiesel, I was struck by the sense of "unfinished-ness" my students felt upon completion of the text. They said they felt like there should be something "more." We talked about it, and realized that what we really wanted was a way to reflect and remember, and we
The Road to the American Revolution Timeline Activity. Are you tired of using textbooks to teach about the American Revolution? This activity is desgined around events that led up to the Revolutionary War. It will make learning about this time period more interesting. Included events for the timelin
In this freebie, you will find five European Explorer printable information cards for your students to use and study from (John Cabot, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, and Henry Hudson) and two pages of outline notes I used as background information from a 3rd grade soci
Reformation Chart Organizational Graphic Organizer (Renaissance & Reformation) This graphic organizer assists students in organizing the three most influential Reformation leaders. Martin Luther, John Calvin and Henry VIII, location, important beliefs and effects. A crucial piece to my unit o
This slideshow pages explains the Holocaust to students. The guided notes directly correspond with the slideshow. You can post the PDF slideshow to your Google classroom or Canvas, or email directly. Please do NOT post on public sites. Students should be able to guide themselves through the slidesho
The Cold War in a Nutshell: From the creation of the USSR to Boris Yeltsin, this 5-page student packet clearly defines each facet of the rivalry between East and West. Topics included:Lenin and Stalinthe 15 Soviet Republicsdefinitions of communism and capitalism the nuclear arms raceChinathe Iron C
This is the 4th complete vocabulary unit in my world history series. It serves as an organization tool and framework for a unit on the European Middle Ages. This method provides students with the consistency they need to reinforce vital content vocabulary concepts in an entertaining manner.
This FREE poster and interactive notebook (INB) set covers Erik the Red and Leif Eriksson. You will receive 2 posters, 1 interactive notebook foldable organizer (INB) for student notes, 1 map showing the routes of the Viking Exploring and 1 blank map for students to draw the routes.
Cold War Superpowers No Prep Lesson: PowerPoint, Reading Passage, Activities, QuizThis resource pack is a FREE no prep complete lesson (GOOGLE version included!) about the Cold War Superpowers that includes 3-5 days of materials. If you have always wondered what my No Prep lessons are like, you can
This slideshow pages explains the Industrial Revolution in Europe to students. The guided notes directly correspond with the slideshow. You can post the PDF slideshow to your Google classroom or Canvas, or email directly. Please do NOT post on public sites. Students should be able to guide themselve
Help students understand the differences between the Persian Wars and the Peloponnesian War with this organizational chart. Want more on the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars? Persian and Peloponnesian Wars PowerPoint and Guided NotesAncient Greece Doodle Notes Set 5 Persian WarsAncient Greece Doodle N
Here is a free file of my European Explorer Common Core Unit. The individual cards can be used with any explorer. The 'reasons for exploration flip chart' also applies to all nations. I teach fifth grade and we focus on European Explorers, however, these few pages could span for different countri
This passage is an overview of vikings. 12 short answer questions assess students understanding of this topic. I've included a color and black and white version, as well as a key. I've included a color and black and white version, as well as a key. Please check out the PREVIEW to see exactly what
This PDF slideshow explains provides the events of the French Revolution from start to finish. The guided notes directly correspond with the slideshow. You can post the PDF slideshow to your Google classroom or Canvas, or email directly. Please do NOT post on public sites. Students should be able to
This 36 slide Italy PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of its history, geography, government, economy, and culture. A free worksheet that can be used with this presentation can be found here: Italy Worksheet.Both a PowerPoint and a link to download a version formatted for Google Slides are
Crash Course World History Video Questions: Luther and the Reformation, Video #218. This video is produced by John Greene and provides a student friendly history of Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation.
Included in this resource are 20 reflective and analytical questions of the video as wel