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"The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future" -Theodore Roosevelt
 
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This project was created for the middle of an Ancient China/Early China Unit or at the end of the unit. Students work in groups to research Chinese inventions and create an advertisement (using whatever medium they prefer) to present to the class.
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Research, Projects, Activities
$5.00
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This project is great for an end of the year activity in an Ancient World History Course! For this student-led project, they are given a choice of 3 project options and they can complete their project on any of the time periods studied in an Ancient
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$3.50
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After reading the Epic of Gilgamesh, the students are asked to create their own hero and create a journey their hero should take based on the Epic Poem's format modeled by the Epic of Gilgamesh. This assignment can be as creative as you want it to
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$1.00
3 ratings
3.7
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This is a writing prompt activity to be used after reading The Epic of Gilgamesh. Students are to take a stance ("Is Gilgamesh a hero?") and support their claim using evidence from the text.
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2
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This is a great simulation activity to do with students after they've learned about the Enlightenment Thinkers from the 18th Century. Students are tasked with re-creating society after a large disaster, and they must do so without any help from
Subjects:
Government, European History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Simulations
$3.00
1 rating
3.9
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By Historically Teaching
This is a great intro activity to Hammurabi's Code of Laws. This activity has students discussing and debating what makes laws just. As an introduction activity, it gets students thinking about how and why leaders create laws, which is a great
Subjects:
Civics, Government, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
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By Historically Teaching
These projects are designed to get your middle school students researching the world around them and give them an understanding the different landscapes and cultures that each country and continent hold. These projects vary in style and give the
Subjects:
Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Projects, Activities
$10.00
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This reading activity has students analyzing a brief overview of the major battles of the Persian War and after analyzing, the students decide who won the battle. At the end, the students decide who won the war. This activity is part of a larger
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Homework
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This is a writing assignment that goes along with the PBS documentary on Gun, Germs, and Steel (based on the book by Jared Diamond). After viewing the show, use this assignment to assess students’ understanding of the argument posed by scientist
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Assessment
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This bundle contains student packets for notes and assignments, powerpoints, various activities, a review game, study guide + answer key, and a unit exam! Since I am fluent in Greek, each packet page also has the titles written in Greek to give
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Assessment
$20.00
$15.00
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This is a project that I use in my “What is History?” Unit in my Freshman World History classes as a way to teach bias in History and teach students that there are multiple perspectives on an individual event. The project has students creating a
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities
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This mapping exercise is a great start to a Mesopotamia Unit! It has students labeling Ancient Mesopotamia and surrounding areas and then also labeling a modern map of the Middle East as a second visualization key for the location of Ancient
Subjects:
World History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
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This is a project is a great introduction project when studying ancient empires and the power empires have. This project has students working in groups to create a digital presentation about a "modern" empire (not an empire during ancient times) and
Subjects:
Ancient History, Government, World History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Projects, Activities
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This project has students create their own Stele for their own code of laws or classroom code of laws following the same template as Hammurabi's Code of Laws.
Subjects:
World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Posters
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3 packets with graphic organizers for notetaking, projects, readings, and various assignments all on Ancient Greece. Goes along with the powerpoints in my Ancient Greece Unit. These packets are also available in my Ancient Greece Unit Bundle (which
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
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These powerpoints go along with my Ancient Greece Unit. There are underlined portions on the powerpoints which is what I have my students write down (feel free to get rid of the underlines as you see fit!). I have created graphic organizers for
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Unit Plans
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This is a great sub activity or review activity! This activity template is set up for either having photo stations with different column types in each photo or by taking your class around town to pre-set locations to analyze columns found in your
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
FREE
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This project has students creating trading cards for 3 of the Greek Gods/Goddesses. After students read/research the Greek mythology, have them select 3 of the gods/goddesses to create their cards. This activity is part of my larger Ancient
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Visual Arts
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Research, Projects, Activities
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

5 years

MY TEACHING STYLE

Student-Centered, Independent Learning, Project-Based Learning

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Kansas Horizon Award recipient 2016

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Kansas State University: Masters in Curriculum and Development with an ESL/ELL endorsement | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: B.A. in History, Secondary Education

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Originally from the Chicagoland area, taught 6-8th grade Social Studies for 3 years in rural Kansas, and now is back in the Chicago Suburbs teaching 9-12th grade World and US History.

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