If you're going to "attack" an Ancient Empire, you'll need to be prepared! I've created this Intelligence Report where students must gather information about the basics of the Byzantine Empire like Justinian, Theodora, Procopius, a Map of the
Here is a 12 page reading focusing on the 5 Reasons I use for the Decline of the Middle Ages: the MAGNA CARTA, CRUSADES, REVIVAL OF TRADE AND GROWTH OF TOWNS, BLACK DEATH, & THE HUNDRED YEARS' WAR.
I have always covered these topics separately
This visually appealing powerpoint reviews the 3 types of Medieval Castles (Motte & Bailey, Stone Keep, and Concentric). Through the use of MANY pictures students review the different types of castles and their parts. The powerpoint concludes
NEWLY UPDATED: This extensive powerpoint teaches the differences between 3 eras of Historical Art. Using famous works of art such as The Discobolus, The Narthax Tempanum, & The School of Athens, the powerpoint outlines aspects of art from that
This 9 slide powerpoint with Map & Pics outlines the reign of the "Greatest King of the Middle Ages"
The presentation reviews the Frankish Kings briefly however its primary focus is the reign of Charlemagne, and his subsequent successors who
This powerpoint presentation is a stress free way to inform your students about the 5 Pillars of the Islamic Faith.
It breaks down each Pillar by their Arabic name, their literal meaning and important details/pictures of each.
This is a reading I put together that summarizes life in Western Europe after the fall of the Western Roman Empire. I used a variety of sources and it briefly covers the likes of Clovis, Charles "The Hammer" Martel & The Battle of Tours,
A straightforward introduction to the Renaissance powerpoint presentation I review with my students at the beginning of our unit. It addresses the WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHO, and HOW questions and offers a basis to build our unit upon.
This presentation outlines how Christianity grew in the Roman Empire, the Iconoclastic Controversy created major strife within the religion and then culminated with the Great Schism in 1054 ad
A free Guided Note Wkst can be downloaded as a
This powerpoint is a GREAT way to introduce your Exploration unit. It covers When, Who (England, Spain, Portugal, France & Netherlands), Where, How(Technology) and Why-The 4 G's- GOODS, GOLD, GLORY, & GOD.
This is a comprehensive, yet adolescent friendly reading about all three Punic Wars between the Roman Republic and the Carthaginian Empire. There are also ten questions to go along with the reading for comprehension.
Students take on the role of "Shark" and "entrepreneur" in this 2-3 day activity. The majority of students take classic Renaissance creations such as the PIeta, The School of Athens, or The Prining Press and attempt to sell their idea to the
This page and a half long reading I wrote explains the idiosyncrasies of time pertaining to the Domino Effect and History.
I use it in the first couple of days of class to explain just what History is and why it is important.
These worksheets are designed to go along with my Renaissance Art Powerpoint. All visuals from the powerpoint are on these worksheets to help differentiate between Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance art.
The worksheets culminate with an ORQ on