This activity asks students to design their own Olmec stone head. Once students have drawn their stone head, students are asked a series of questions that pushes them to consider the allocation of resources, technology, labor and geography of the
In this activity, students will label and color a map identifying Olmec and Mayan geography features.
Students will then answer a series of questions with the goal of students identifying geographic features and how Mayan civilization adapted to
The activity asks student to complete two tasks:
1. Students map out China's Grand Canal then answer questions concerning the impacts of the Grand Canal on trade relations in the Sui Dynasty
2. Students read an article published by the BBC which
In this activity, students will be colonial journalists assigned with the task of covering Bacon's Rebellion and the issue of indentured servitude.
The project requires students to:
-Conduct research to gather facts
The attached activity is a WebQuest about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. The WebQuest is formatted on Microsoft PPT and uses the film Hotel Rwanda as a way of grabbing student attention. For this activity, students have to complete four assignments
In this differentiated instructional activity students will engage in perspective writing in which they will assume a role from ancient Egyptian history and write in specified format to a specific audience about a specific topic.
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In this interactive webquest, students will visit various websites and videos to work their way through Mongol conquest. Starting with the life of Temujin Khan and ending with the Yuan Dynasty, students will answer questions, fill in maps and
This Powerpoint presentation includes information about the Olmec and Mayan civilizations touching on the following:
Literature: Popol Vuh
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This assignment asks students to assume the role of a military commander. They have been given a list of Civil War military technology from which students are to select one. They will conduct research on that particular piece of military technology
In this activity, students are to pretend that texting existed during the time of the American Revolution.
They are to simulate the text exchange that may have occurred between King George III and Thomas Jefferson after the Declaration of
This assignment addresses American settlement on the western frontier during the mid to late 1800s. Specifically, students are to create a poster to persuade others to move west and then conduct research for a perspective writing response that
In this differentiated instructional activity, students will be given the option of writing from the perspective of a specified colonist. Students are able to select the role they would like to assume with each selection varying in its level of
In this activity, students write a song that details one of the achievements of President Theodore Roosevelt.
Students first need to select one achievement or action from a provided list. The list includes imperialist and progressive achievements