World History Bundle

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World War II Bundle

Buy lessons to start off your year and save! Purchase the bundle of World History activities for huge savings! In this bundle, you will receive all of my World History lessons – from a Why Study History? to an activity on the Holocaust. Each of these lessons are designed for maximum engagement for your students. This is a growing bundle! As I create more lessons for World History I will add them here – purchase once and continue to receive the lessons I write.

The total cost of all of these lessons combined is $51, you can purchase the bundle for $41, a savings of 20%!

In this bundle you will receive:

Why Study History?

Do your students truly understand why they are taking a history class!? Why not teach them in a fun activity? Turn your students into historians as they dig through artifacts, analyze primary sources and read information about history. This lesson guides your students through an activity where they debate the importance of history in their lives, examine artifacts, analyze primary sources, read a handout and create an illustrated spectrum . Avoid the lecture – let students learn for themselves!

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Features of a Civilization

There are 8 defining characteristics of a civilization – teach them to your students in a way that engages and excites them! This lesson is designed to teach the 8 features of a civilization with a gallery walk. Students will begin the lesson by comparing their life to what life was like thousands of years ago. They will then learn about the features of civilization by visiting different placards in a gallery walk and taking notes on a graphic organizer. They will process the activity with both a memory game and an assignment requiring them to compare the features of a civilization in their community. This activity embeds the Interactive Student Notebook with a preview, graphically organized notes, and a processing assignment.

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The Results of Rome’s Decline

Did Rome take civilization with it when it fell? Students will examine this essential question as they study the result of the fall of Rome. Your students will begin this lesson with a preview activity comparing the fall of Rome to their school environment. As they read about the results of the end of the Roman Empire, they will use an Opinion/Proof to examine the essential question. Your students will wrap up this activity with an Illustrated Proverb. The Interactive Student Notebook is embedded into this assignment with a built in Preview, Reading Assignment, and Processing activity.

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Why Europe?

This activity takes a complex topic - Why did Europe colonize the world? - and breaks it down into a manageable lesson. Students will explore this topic by looking at a scenario that compares two soccer teams, one that has advantages and one that does not. They will then continue their preview by categorizing factors that lead to establishing a civilization. Students will break up into groups and research the different areas of the world according to these factors. They will conclude the activity by making a spectrum showcasing Europe's domination.

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Issues in Africa

Africa has been left with a dark legacy from European Colonization. What are the current issues that face Africa today? In this activity, students explore 6 different issues that are impacting Africa by visiting stations and completing a folding graphic organizer. There is also an embedded Interactive Student Notebook assignment.

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Conquistadors: Heroes or Villains.

Were the conquistadors heroes or villains? Let your students decide through this engaging activity. In this lesson your students will begin with an anticipation guide on actions of a hero or a villain. You can increase learning by turning this portion of the activity into a debate as students discuss different long term and short term effects of individuals. After the anticipation guide, you guide your students through a series of 4 images, asking questions to have them discover the content for themselves. The images include Christopher Columbus, Colonial Domination, The Conquest of the Aztecs, and Fransico Coronado. The students are then challenged to create an opinion/proof by reading about the conquistadors. Once the students have read about the conquistadors, you can guide them through an Act-It-Out. The activity concludes with a diary entry or Write Around.

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Age of Absolutism


The Age of Absolutism was defined by their rulers – Who where they? Your students will learn about 11 different absolute rulers in the “Who Am I?” Absolute Rulers game. Your students will be given a clue card with identifying phrases and quotes. From these clues they will need to find the matching absolute ruler. Once they have checked their answer with you, they can take notes on the ruler and create a symbol to represent them.

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The French Revolution



The French Revolution resonated across the world. Your students will explore the French Revolution in a reading and visual activity. Students will begin the activity by examining a political cartoon associated with the French Revolution and answering visual analysis questions. They will then work with a partner to read about the French Revolution and answer discussion questions. The activity concludes with an analogy assignment. This activity included embedded Interactive Student Notebook assignments with a preview, peer discussion questions, and a processing assignment.

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World War II Sequencing Activity


Are you looking for an engaging way to review for your World War II test? Try this lesson! This is an activity to review the events leading to World War II. It is perfect for a formative assessment or a review activity prior to a state test. Your ELL learners will benefit from activities such as this from the visuals and discussion opportunities created.

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Holocaust


Learn about the Holocaust through quotes, images and primary source newspaper articles.

Holocaust - In this activity, students will learn about the Holocaust and genocide as they visit four different stations in a museum-like experience. At each station, your students will be exposed to primary source images, quotations, maps and readings as they learn about the Holocaust.

The activity begins with a provocative quote and question - Could the Holocaust happen again? The presentation will guide your students through a brief timeline and directions for completing the activity. As your students travel through the Holocaust Museum they will create diary entries as eye-witness accounts to the Holocaust. The activity concludes with a higher level analysis - which of these quotes describes the Holocaust?

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World War II Odd One Out

This is an activity to promote higher level thinking during reviews. In the "Odd One Out" students are given primary source images from which they have to analyze and develop patterns. Once they have detected the pattern, they have to identify which image is the "Odd One Out" - doesn't fit the pattern. Students are then required to write justification statements on their answer.

You also receive these teaching strategies!

Vocabulary Strategies

Reading Strategies

Writing Strategies

Preventing Death by Lecture


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Exclusive Bonus for Social Studies Success Bundle Buyers!!!!

I have created a Biography Booklet as a bonus for my bundles. When you purchase this bundle you will also receive a mini-booklet of 10 different strategies to teach biographies. It is a smaller version of the Biography Book found here:

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© 2015 Social Studies Success. This purchase is for you and your classroom. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.


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