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This is a creative role-playing simulation somewhat similar to the game "Telephone" where students learn about oral history and African Griots. Students are put into "clans" and are then given a specific role to fill. They then analyze African
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Simulations, Cultural Activities
$3.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By The History Hero
Basic video questions that go along in chronological order with the History channel program titled, "Dark Ages". Answer key is included. This will keep your kids from goofing off during the movie, as they will need to answer a question every several
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets
$3.00
5 ratings
4.0
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This activity starts with students reading a few paragraphs about Roman Law, followed by some critical thinking questions. In the second section students have fun determining whether some listed laws are in fact real Roman laws or fictional ones.
Subjects:
European History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$3.00
6 ratings
3.9
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This is an interesting approach to introducing the beliefs of Buddhism. Students are confronted with the dramatic sentence "Life is suffering" followed by several paragraphs about the Four Noble Truths. My students are initially unaware of what new
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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This is an amusing script for a class play revolving around King John and the signing of the Magna Carta. It is loosely based on actual events and examines grievances many barons had with the King, including habeas corpus, taxation, and wartime
Subjects:
European History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Scripts
$3.50
6 ratings
4.0
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This is a student handout with questions that go along with the "Scourge of the Black Death" History Channel program. Answer key is the preview file. If you'd like to receive updates and freebies, make sure to follow my store by clicking the green
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets
$3.00
5 ratings
3.8
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This is a thought-provoking lesson combining philosophy and history, which could be used during a unit on the Roman Empire. Students are given a short background on Aurelius and the basic tenets of Stoicism, followed by a chart which breaks down
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By The History Hero
This visually appealing PPT highlights Confucianism and Taoism, as well as the arrival of Buddhism from India. You may also be interested in: Buddhism - 4 Noble Truths Taoism: The Way Confucianism through Art Dear Buddha, Confucius, Lao-Tzu
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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Included is a PPT covering the theories as to why da Vinci often wrote in mirror script. Also included is the actual student handout which is used for mirror script practice (found as the preview download). You will need mirrors for this activity,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Simulations
$3.00
2 ratings
3.8
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By The History Hero
This engaging project revolves around the premise that a wandering tribe has entered into the Americas and are ready to settle down and join an established civilization. It's the students' job to "sell" the advancements and achievements of their
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$3.99
2 ratings
4.0
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By The History Hero
This is a visually helpful approach to Japanese feudalism. Students annotate a reading which provides background and then learn about the somewhat symbiotic relationship between daimyo, samurai, and peasants by analyzing a chart. Arrows are used to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets
$3.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By The History Hero
Over 10 resources for a unit on Medieval Europe at a deeply discounted price. Ideal for both the seasoned veteran who wants to add some creative and thoughtful activities to their repertoire, and, of course, the rookie who wants to complement their
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, Activities
$14.99
$12.99
1 rating
4.0
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This student favorite, multi-day activity transforms your classroom into a dynamic courtroom. In a group setting, students will ultimately play the role of "Lawyer" or "Juror" and have the opportunity to analyze carefully chosen primary and
Subjects:
U.S. History, European History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
DBQs, Handouts, Simulations
$3.99
3 ratings
4.0
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This is a reading describing the Bushido code of the samurai. Throughout the reading are blanks where certain words are missing. Hints are given as to which words go where. It will be helpful to do some of it together as class before students
Subjects:
World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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Transform your class from rows of students to kingdoms filled with serfs, knights, kings and more! Each student will have a specific roll to play in this simulation. Class rules change for the duration of the activity, which can last for several
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Simulations
$3.00
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By The History Hero
Short quiz covering the major figures and ideas from the Reformation.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Religion
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
$1.99
2 ratings
4.0
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By The History Hero
This is a fun play centering around Prince Shotoku and the many ways China influenced Japan early on in its development as a nation. It's a great way to introduce a medieval Japan unit. It is loosely based on actual events and humor is peppered in,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Scripts
$3.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By The History Hero
This is a student favorite lesson that assesses knowledge of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism. Students begin by reading through three "Dear Philosophers" advice column entries from fictional characters. They all have unique problems which modern
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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This engaging PPT covers the three-field system, labor specialization and trade, the beginnings of a banking system, and guilds. If you'd like to receive updates and freebies, make sure to follow my store by clicking the green star near my store
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By The History Hero
This is a great PPT covering the floating city, trade goods, architectural wonders, and more. This is a good companion piece to the Rise of Aztec PPT. If you'd like to receive updates and freebies, make sure to follow my store by clicking the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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12 years teaching World History.

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Lecture, Discussion, Station, Cooperative work, Socratic Seminar, "The Five E's" (Engage/Explore/Explain/Elaborate/Evaluate), Constructivism.

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Bachelor's Degree in History. Currently working on Masters in Education.

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