A 2-3 Day lesson on the Saturn V rocket and the Apollo moon missions.
Day 1: Powerpoint presentation on how the Saturn V rocket took the men to the moon. Ppt is engaging with gif's of various parts of the journey to the moon.
Day 2: Students cut
This is a packet I give my students on how to take effective notes from the textbook.
Instructions on how to take a variety of different types of notes as well as what good notes should have in general.
Can be adapted to any subject matter. Good
Student's work in groups as the represent a European nation in search of new colonies. As they conquer new colonies, they get more resources to build their empire.
Teaches them all the moving parts of colonization and competition between European
Students analyze the elements of a political cartoon.
Worksheet that walks them through the process of identifying; what they see, symbols represented, and what the cartoonist's message is.
This page has cartoons from recently, but this page can be
Students analyze the various documents from the American, French, Haitian, and Latin American Revolutions and then create a poster to answer an Essential Question where they combine their knowledge from the various documents.
Students create a Flip Book that shows the Axis Powers "Blitz" on Europe and the Allied Advances to Liberate Europe.
Strengthens Geography skills and reinforces the major battles of WWII in Europe.
-Teacher and Student
Students create their own Totalitarian States complete with description and propaganda posters.
After going over the key traits of Totalitarianism (Patterns of Interaction, McDougal Littell, pg. 441), students create their own state of complete
Students pick and research a "Third World" country during the Cold War.
Presentations include: how the superpowers interacted with each country, major events for each country and major effects.
I have students take notes on a world map for each
Students find various details about the beginning of fighting in WWII.
To be used with McDougal Littlle's Patterns of Interaction for Modern World History.
Chapter 16, Section 1.
Could be used as a research assignment as well
I put students into
Instructions for how to use Flash Cards in a variety of different review games.
Can be adapted to any subject.
Great for AP courses where you can buy Flash Cards online (amazon).
Great for quick review of key terms and concepts.
Most games have
Guide that explains how to find a current news event and connect it to history.
Students look up news events and relate it to any part of a particular unit of historical study. Focus is on essay writing.