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This is an interactive activity in the form of a "Choose your own adventure", in which students assume the role of a Germanic Pagan and explore the consequences resulting from Charlemagne's ultimatum. This can be used as a hook or transitional
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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
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Video questions that goes along in chronological order with the History channel program titled, "Dark Ages". Answer key is included. If you'd like to receive updates and freebies, make sure to follow my store by clicking the green star near my
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This engaging and interactive "Choose Your Own Adventure" PPT highlights the famous conflict between Pope Gregory VII and the Holy Roman Emperor, Henry IV . Students play the role of Henry and choose how to respond to the Pope's actions, including
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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,
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Short quiz covering the major figures and ideas from the Reformation.
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These are directions for a fun writing assignment where students create a modern folk tale, using elements found in traditional West African stories. Students build a story around animal characters and make sure to include the environment as an
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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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