Students are given an overview of rule of law and natural law, then asked to read the primary source the English Bill of Rights, translate the rights into laymen's terms, then discuss how that right is either deemed a natural law or an example of
Tired of grading AP DBQ papers? Use this student self assessment tool to help students evaluate their own work as well as help you grade faster. Students highlight and evaluate different elements of their DBQ. The color coding helps teachers more
This activity is a perfect assessment for the common core reading standards. It includes an excerpt from the primary sources Pericles Funeral Oration and the Melian Debate to investigate the true nature of Athens during its Golden Age. The first
This activity helps students define then analyze bias in two sources about Byzantine Emperor Justinian written by the same author, Procopius, his personal historian. The first source glorifies Justinian, the second criticizes him. Students must
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, European History
This rubric is used with the other close reading products on my page to measure student growth in the areas of using text evidence to evaluation an author's purpose/point of view and how that impacts a source. I have used it to measure my SLOs with
In this day and age, there are many misconceptions about Islam and Muslims. This project asks students to identify, analyze, and rebut common misconceptions and present those misconceptions and information in a sensitive manner.
The Russian Revolution from the Romanovs to the death of Lenin is a very complicated subject to teach and review. This packet includes open ended questions and fill in the blanks through a four page narration of the Russian Revolution and Civil War.
1. Review the quote from the Qur’an or the Hadith and summarize its meaning in your own words in the appropriate place on the chart below.
2. Then discuss its meaning with your partner and describe the passage’s practical application to the Muslim
This project asks students to locate reliable sources, analyze sources for information, catalogue research in MLA format, organize and synthesize that information into an informational text structured like a wiki page, post that information to a
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Legacies from the Ancient world are all around us and impact our lives every day. This assignment asks student to recognize the role these discoveries play in our lives today and recognize and reconnect with the discoveries made over 2000 years ago.