You are the public relations official for a medieval West African Kingdom of either Ghana, Mali, or Songhai. It is your job to get travelers to your city. Your job is to create a travel poster that describes the people, jobs, and items of your city.
Students will get to choose one of three assignments based on traditional West African proverbs and Ben Franklins famous aphorisms. Students can either: create a comic strip showing the truth behind the proverb, compare a proverb to an aphorism, or
Students will argue whether a medieval knight or samurai was the best soldier. Students will be assessed on the creation of a claim, citing evidence to support their claim, and using commentary. This activity addresses and supports several Common
You are a samurai writing 5 entries in your diary as you grow up in Medieval Japan. Through a rewriting of the Japan Content Standards, students will create a first person, historical fiction story of their life and training as a samurai. A rubric
A PowerPoint addressing WH Standard 7.11.1 with an emphasis on the Portuguese role in exploration. Prince Henry and his navigational school, lateen sail, navigational instruments, routes of Gil Eanes, Diaz, Da Gama, Fountain of Youth, Colonial
Students will create a 3 paragraph tombstone discussing the accomplishments, reasons for the fall, and lasting contributions of the Roman Empire. It is highly structured with examples of topic sentences given.
Your students will create a proposal packet for an attraction at a History Theme Park. They will do the background research, create an attraction, and provide visuals for the Board of Directors of HistoryWorld.
You are a member on Lewis and Clark's journey across the Louisiana Territory. You will be creating a journal looking at 3 different aspects of their journey. Students will get to work on their historical writing and research skills.
You will be creating a commemorative quarter for your colony in which you will highlight the important people, resources, and landmarks of your colony. You will also be providing visuals and creating your own motto based on your knowledge of the
Students will create a pamphlet highlighting either the 5 Pillars of Islam or the 5 Achievements of the Abassid Dynasty. Students can extend themselves if they wish and create a 3-D cube representative of the Kabah for their final product as well.