Grade Levels
8th - 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
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UPDATED WITH GOOGLE LINKS FOR EVERY DAY! The Russian Revolution is a unit that is DEFINITELY a challenge to teach in the time allotted! This concise unit includes 5 days of lessons, homework, 1 day of review and a test.

The unit includes:

DAY 1 – Causes of the Russian Revolution Primary Source Close Read

PowerPoint, Student handout (print friendly & Google)

DAY 2 – Timeline Overview Gallery Walk

PowerPoint documents for timeline gallery walk (print & Google)

PowerPoint lesson

DAY 3 – Land, Peace & Bread: Did Lenin keep his promises? Document analysis.

PowerPoint for lesson

PDF – Student handout

DAY 4 – Joseph Stalin Primary Source analysis

PowerPoint of his policies (videos embedded)

PDF student handout (Print & Google)

Word Doc Editable Homework

DAY 5 – Marx’s Communism vs. Lenin’s & Stalin’s

PowerPoint for lesson

PDF Student handout

PDF Homework

DAY 6 – Review Word Search

PDF Student Handout (Multiple versions for differentiation)

Review reading and questions (editable word doc)

DAY 7 - Test

Editable Word Doc of Test and Answer Key

Google forms version of Test

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Total Pages
80 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.


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