This unit shows that the themes of fame, wealth, and scandal are not new to the human experience--paying particular attention to what makes a historical "rock star," Xerxes, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Caligula, Attila the Hun, Wu Zetian, Thomas Becket, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Mansa Musa, Richard II, Henry VIII, and a final lesson of binding criteria.
complete unit performance task with assessment rubric
portions of a test assessment with document, map, and image studies for major questions
list of learning experiences for instruction with 13 lessons that detail lesson hooks, essential questions to be covered, lesson format, and broad-based lesson plan
fun promotional "mini-posters" to be placed around your classroom for the duration of the unit to get your students excited and interested for what lessons are to come!