This highly interactive game gives students a hands-on, experiential understanding of the differences in between communism and capitalism. Students will learn more about the key components of communism, capitalism, and socialism.
Out of all of the activities that I do in my class, students probabl
Industrial Revolution Interactive Notebook
This download features 12 Interactive Notebook pages on the Industrial Revolution. These creative, engaging Interactive Notebook pages include graphic organizers, creative foldables, and more!
These are incredible resources for getting students engaged a
Communism, Socialism, and John Lennon's Imagine
This is a fantastic resource that will certainly help your students retain a better grasp on the differences between Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism - along with John Lennon's classic "Imagine"!
Included in your download are a chart (with a com
In this project, students are to apply what they have learned about capitalism and socialism in order to design their own community - much like Robert Owen in his experimental community of New Harmony, Indiana.
They are to come up with a name, location, answer some basic questions about how their c
This document provides an overview of the definitions of, and differences between, these two Cold War competing ideologies.
It may be used as a handout for your students/addition to their notes.
Additionally, you may choose to alter the document, add blank spaces, and present them as class notes.
A fun activity for students, designed to make several points about how communist and capitalist systems work differently. Students will enjoy the process of learning the essential differences between the way that communism and capitalism work in the world. This download includes:
This 8 page illustrated reading describes the origins of major economic theories that developed during the time of the Industrial Revolution. It provides the needed background: the history of the Industrial Revolution, particularly as it pertains to England. Then, the major economic and political th
The holidays can be a very special time of the year filled with ample opportunities to exercise gratitude, love, generosity, and other social emotional competencies that epitomize the beauty of the human spirit.
The 37 slides (PDF and PPTX) that you get with this package, along with the instructio
This is a 17 slide, highly animated, editable power point presentation on Communism, Socialism and Capitalism. It addresses the strengths and weaknesses of each and offers a comparison of each.
It complies with the Florida Civics benchmark SS.7.C.3.1.
The presentation covers the following:
Cold War Ideology and Origins Communism Vs. Capitalism
1. Understand the difference between a Cold War and a Hot War
2. Describe What is the fundamental difference between capitalism and communism? Between democracy and totalitarianism?
This contains readings, graphic organizer
This worksheet is designed to introduce students to two primary sources regarding criticisms on capitalism and the main goals of the Communist Party. It features two primary sources - "The Pyramid of Capitalism" and "How to be a Good Communist" - and directs students through discussion questions and
This 9 page illustrated reading describes the origins of major economic theories that developed during the time of the Industrial Revolution. It provides the needed background: the history of the Industrial Revolution, particularly as it pertains to England. Then, the major economic and political th
This is a bundle of 4 highly animated, power point presentations on Forms of Government, Systems of Government, Communism & Socialism and a Vocabulary Exercise that covers the entire unit on Forms and Systems of Government. All 4 presentations together number 88 slides. Each of the presentation
**This is the chapter slice "The Rise of Capitalism in the Late 19th Century and Following the Great Depression Gr. 5-8" from the full lesson plan Capitalism vs. Communism Gr. 5-8**
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Discover the rise of Capitalism from the Great Depression through the Cold War. Our res
Vocabulary worksheet of basic words necessary to understand the ideologies of Communism and Capitalism. Included is a section where students can brainstorm pros and cons of both systems. Originally used for 9th grade Modern World History to preteach vocab for the unit about the rise of socialism in
1 x hour PP, worksheets, clips, well differentiated and easily adapted. Suitable as an introduction to Communism, Capitalism and a shorter introduction to Socialism.
These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. All our resources are editable (so easy to adapt for
Help your students LOVE George Orwell’s famous allegory with this Four Week Complete Animal Farm Unit! Contains four weeks of lesson plans and student materials ALL designed for high engagement and easy implementation! Weeks 1-3 include an in-depth study of Animal Farm. Week 4 is spent on the compl
This worksheet goes along with the Origins of the Cold War PowerPoint. Before you lecture on the complex topic of the Cold War, it is important for the students to understand WHAT communism means. If they don't understand this basic concept, it will simply become another word for "the enemy." This i
COMMUNISM MANIPULATIVES POST- ASSESSMENT
1. Communism & Capitalism cut out pieces (attached)
2. Letter sized envelopes (you provide)
3. Communism v. Capitalism Chart (attached)
4. Communism Worksheet (attached)
These two activities are meant as a closing informal assessment of stude
This document has students complete a graphic organizer on communism, socialism, and capitalism and how involved each is with supply, government, etc. There are also 2 writing prompts for students to answer when they are done. There is an answer key included for both the graphic organizer and the wr
This test about the foundation and origins of American Government, which includes an Answer Key for teachers, has a variety of different types of questions: multiple choice, matching, reading passage, and political cartoon analysis. There are 54 total questions and an extra credit option as well.
This Animal Farm Discussion Pack contains three different Fishbowl Style Socratic Seminar activities! The first is a Background Discussion Activity in which students read background information and discuss issues such as utopian societies and the merits of communism, socialism and capitalism. The se
This is a 32 slide, highly animated, editable power point presentation on the Forms of Government. It includes Marzano Learning Goals and Scales to comply with the Florida Civics benchmark SS.7.C.3.1.
The presentation covers the following:
Purpose of Government
Functions of Government
This is a 15 slide, highly animated, editable power point presentation on the Systems of Government. It includes Marzano Learning Goals and Scales to comply with the Florida Civics benchmark SS.7.C.3.2.
The presentation covers the following:
Four Systems of Government
Systems of Government
This is a bundle of three power point presentations on Communism & Socialism, Forms of Government and Systems of Government. The three combined account for 65 slides that are all highly animated and editable.
The first complies with the Florida Civics benchmark SS.7.C.3.1 and the final one com
This Socratic Seminar activity is designed to focus discussions around Animal Farm background information. This discussion pack includes fishbowl discussion instructions, lesson plan flow, Animal Farm background reading, Socratic seminar discussion questions and discussion evaluation forms.
This is a fairly short PowerPoint that gets right to the heart of communism, socialism, and capitalism, which is vital to understanding the ideology of the Cold War. This could easily be modified to fit into earlier eras as well, but it does include a couple thoughts about the failure of communism.
Interactive notebooks are widely used in classroom. If you were to walk in mine today, you would see interactive notebooks for reading, math, and science. The purpose behind these notebooks is to keep students organized and assist in synthesizing lessons taught. It’s common to see vocabulary, notes,
These WH question maps are perfect for students who need to work on grammar, question formulation, conversational turn-taking, or social skills! The entire packet works wonderfully with students who use AAC devices, and the first level can be used easily with students who are nonverbal as they can p
This product is a word wall to help teach important social studies vocabulary words to upper elementary or middle school students.
The specific regions included are Europe, Australia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada. However, the domains include geography, government, economy, and histo
This Community Helpers Unit for your kindergarten and first grade classrooms is integrated and packed with Community Helpers math, literacy, writing, and social studies activities! Tons of Community Helpers Themed Stations and Activities!
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The first section of a lesson is crucial for student comprehension. It is vital to have an introduction that quickly gets the attention of the students as a launching pad for the entire lesson. The Big Bell Ringer Book is here to help with this goal! This source includes OVER 100 Bell Ringers to s
Economy doesn’t have to be boring for intermediate and middle school students! Find everything you need for an entire unit to introduce your students to the concept of Economy in an engaging way! The unit is designed around a 5E model to help make lesson planning easy and includes a list of vocabul
These are nonfiction reading passages about social studies subjects. They are based off of the second grade Virginia state standards. There are passages for each standard. They have now been updated to include all of the 2015 second grade standards. Look through the topics, because they do follo
SAVE $$$ with this 11 pack bundle! Boost engagement with these fun, interactive resources for social studies. It includes vocabulary cards, individual and group sorting activities, graphic organizers, coloring sheets, word building activities, drawing sheets and more! It works great for boosting aca
This includes 124 word wall cards to use with your social studies units and lessons about history, civics, map skills and economics. They were designed to fit in a standard-sized pocket chart. I made this word wall to support my students academic social studies vocabulary development. I find that po
Resource packet includes four assignments that have students explore the major beliefs of capitalism and communism. In the first assignment, students read excerpts from the Wealth of Nations about self-interest and supply and demand. Difficult words are defined for struggling readers and sources h
This is a very simple worksheet that gives a brief introduction to the Cold War and describes the differences between communism and capitalism. Students use the graphic to complete several analysis and compare/contrast questions.
This is an excellent homework activity for students to complete on th
This packet contains rules and laws word wall cards, foldable, handout, vocab graphic organizer and a final assessment with a key.
This is a great way to start off the new school year - reviewing the rules of the school and classroom and introducing what laws are in our community.
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This unit includes activities for learning about maps, continents, the United States, and community helpers/our neighborhood. It contains:
-2 crafts (Me on the Map and continents craft) with templates and photos
-2 additional map activities
-4 anchor charts for map features
The perfect culminating activity for your communities unit. Students work in teams to create a urban, suburban, or rural community. They must use what they've learned in social studies to include the community's goods and services, as well as its natural, capital, and human resources. They can use t
This is an interactive notebook series to accompany my Units #1-6 Communities Bundle (link below). It does not have to be used exclusively with that bundle, but it does cover the same topics within that bundle. There are 21 interactive notebook activities in this set, all of which I used in my cla
Industrial Revolution & Communism Lesson Plan
This complete 1 day lesson plan features a visually striking PowerPoint that covers the major effects of the Industrial Revolution. Rather than simply copying the notes, students must analyze whether each effect was positive or negative and list it
With this product students will be asked to complete (either as homework or as guided notes) a graphic organizer comparing the three economic ISM's - capitalism, socialism, communism along with theoretical communism. Also includes key or teacher version. Product has been used successfully in b
This series of PowerPoint slides guides students in creating a comic strip to highlight the events of the Korean War, one of the theaters of the larger Cold War. The 8 steps start with Japanese Occupation of Korea and end with the Armistice. A link to a summarizing video on YouTube and a moving GI
This lesson plan has students compare and debate the characteristics of different economic systems. Students will look at how Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism differ from one another in the following 5 categories:
1. Role of Government
3. Economic Freedom
This is a great read & questions assignment about Adam Smith and karl Marx and their economic ideas. The reading describes capitalism, socialism and communism.
This is a companion assignment for another product I have, my 5.2 powerpoint about the effects of the Industrial Revolution. This read