This lesson (through video and several documents) explains the Blitzkrieg style of fighting that was so beneficial to Hitler. This lesson allows students to analyze the tactics and predict how this will affect Germany and the world as WWII continues.
This is a multi part test with fill in the blank, multiple choice, document analysis and short answer questions. This test also comes with a review guide for students. There are 3 versions of this test to accommodate all learners.
This lesson provides a great platform for discussion. Students learn about what forgiveness means by definition. Then, they take that lesson and apply to forgiveness of someone, or something in their lives. Students can share, or not, in the end.
Students take 2 column notes while watching a Khan academy video (link attached). There is also a reading in which students can relate their new economic knowledge to what happened during the great depression.
Students investigate how America acquired two pieces of land that are not attached to the mainland. This is great for individual work, small group, or presentations. One reading is shorter than the other to include all types of students.
Students write a letter addressed to President Andrew Jackson expressing support or disapproval for the Indian Removal Act. This is great for classwork, extra credit, or a homework assignment. Rubric is attached.
Students independently analyze various WWI facts and decide which ones are more important than others. There are questions on the back that lead into a class wide discussion about how we decide what is important to study and what is not.
Students analyze 3 documents depicting various events that led to WWII and evaluate if it was correct to join and fight in WWII. There is an organizer attached to allow students to reflect and think after each step. This is a great activity for
Students read an NPR article about times in US history when immigration of specific groups has been restricted. Student will research one time mentioned in the article and compare and contrast it to modern immigration bans.
These are higher order thinking questions regarding the Vice documentary Inside North Korea (found on YouTube). This is a great video to show when studying the Korean War and what happened to the North after the divide.
This activity goes through the fast fasts of the assassination (along with the video of the shooting). Then it asks students to investigate the theories of the shooting and the value of conspiracy theories on society.
This lesson plan allows students to analyze why the Vietnam War was so controversial. The students are guided through several media sources and readings in which they answer this question on their own.