Full DBQ on the causes of the American Revolution. DBQ prompt is What were the causes of the American Revolution OR who was responsible for the outbreak of the American Revolution? Includes 7 documents with questions.
Guided notes on art in the Renaissance, to accompany 'Art in the Renaissance' PowerPoint. Includes fill-in-the-blank notes to foster note-taking skills and organization, and activities to encourage student engagement. Activities include art analysis
Student-centered web quest activity. Students work in groups to prove that their European country/ruler is the most absolute in the Age of Absolutism. PowerPoint includes introduction, instructions, resources, graphic organizers, and colorful
A packet with background, documents, and questions for students to understand the Dred Scott case and its implications for the onset of a civil war. Students will examine the results of the case, the opinions of those in the US, and answer critical
Abridged (and simplified) versions of the Mayflower Compact and the 'City Upon a Hill' sermon. Includes short background information and reading comprehension questions. Document work for early American colonies of New England.
PowerPoint presentation on Andrew Jackson and the Indian Removal Act, including the forced removal of the Cherokee tribe and the resulting Trail of Tears. Includes images and video link to YouTube clip.
Historical background/context, a portion of Jefferson's inaugural speech ("We are all Federalists, we are all Republicans", comprehension questions, and current event discussion article link and question!
Art in the Renaissance PowerPoint. Includes characteristics of renaissance art, venn diagram comparing to medieval art, examples of comparison artwork, 'Medieval or Renaissance?' student guessing slides, and guided notes activity slides.
Instructions/expectations for a creative writing assignment in which studies must put themselves into the shoes of an individual during the fighting of the Civil War. Requires students to examine the motivation of individuals during the war,