This engaging and interactive lesson includes both a Teacher PowerPoint with answer key and an accompanying Student Handout. The lesson begins with an introduction and discussion of the key term "revolution." Afterwards, the teacher leads students through a mini-lecture that includes a number of visuals (i.e. political cartoon, charts) as well as a five minute video clip from the History Channel’s French Revolution Documentary. Students are expected to work with a partner at numerous times during "Turn & Talks" and "Think-Pair-Shares." A summary provides the teacher and student an opportunity to measure learning and determine if learning objectives were achieved. This lesson also includes a creative extension activity that may also serve as a homework assignment. This lesson includes both a Teacher PowerPoint and a Student Handout.