This video guide is for The History Channel's popular Russia: Engineering an Empire documentary video (individual episodes are available on YouTube, or DVDs can be purchased from the History Channel). The guide is divided into five sections and covers Russia from its humble beginnings to its assent as one of the world's largest empires. There are a total of 19 narrative questions with fill in the blank answers that span the 45 minute video.
The narrative question format is designed to engage the students throughout the video, and focuses on historical, social and cultural aspects of Russia. It allows for followup discussion. Included is a teachers key with answers and time codes for starting and stopping the video at each of the major sections. This is an excellent activity as an overview of Russia, or it may be use effectively throughout your course at the appropriate times as a supplement to other instructional materials.
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