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4.4: Standard 6.18 Lesson
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This online lesson explains the polytheistic religion of ancient Egypt with respect to beliefs about death, the afterlife, mummification, and the role of different deities. How each level of society had beliefs of what would be waiting for them after death is also discussed.

Subject:
Social Studies
World Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Author:
Karen Lawson
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Advertising
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In this lesson, students will be introduced to some of the ways in which advertisers used World War I to sell their products. Students will examine how these materials present a positive picture of the war. The class will also look at some of the materials produced for or by the troops themselves as amusements and propaganda.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
British Library
Author:
The British Library
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Age of Enlightenment
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Students will explore the Age of Enlightenment through a Power Point presentation and class discussion. Students will then further explore this period of history and its prominent figures by designing a dinner party for 12 Enlightenment thinkers. This project will encourage students to learn more about the period and the philosophers associated with it, as well as synthesize what they have learned while utilizing higher order thinking, group work skills, and creativity.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Civics and Economics
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Carolina K12
Author:
Carolina K12
Date Added:
05/12/2021
Age of Napoleon
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Learn about the rise and fall of the French empire during the reign of Napoleon.

Subject:
World Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
ESRI
Date Added:
04/12/2020
Article: "How Death Imitates Life: Cultural Influences on Conceptions of Death and Dying"
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This article examines how different cultures conceptualize death and what happens when a person dies, and how these different conceptions have a noticeable influence on their lifestyles and their psychological reactions to death and grief.

Subject:
Psychology
World Humanities
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
ScholarWorks@GVSU
Author:
James Gire
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Art of Illumination
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The Art of Illumination project is a great way for students in grades 5-12 to experience the medieval process of illumination as authentically as possible. After researching the history, people, and art of the Medieval Ages, students will have the opportunity to create an illuminated text of their own.

Subject:
Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Social Studies
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Archaeological Institute of America
Author:
Patricia Bentivoglio and Sue Sullivan
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Big Brother vs. Little Brother: Updating Orwell’s ’1984’
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In this lesson, students compare and contrast the world, people and technologies of “1984” with those of today and create a treatment for a modern film, print or stage adaptation that revolves around current technologies.

Subject:
Psychology
Sociology
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
New York Times
Author:
Amanda Christy Brown and Holly Epstein Ojalvo
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Book and Music Lesson - One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree
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This lesson uses the book, One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree, by Daniel Bernstrom and Brendon Wenzel, to incorporate music, reading/writing/language arts, visual art, social studies, and physical education into a lesson or unit of lessons. The resource lists 5 different ways the book can be used, from a 15 minute reading with instrumental accompaniment, to a weeks-long project of writing and illustrating a sequel to the book. 

Subject:
Music
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Physical Education
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
KAREN FRANKS
Date Added:
11/27/2019
Breaking the Muslim Monolith: Exploring Stereotypes Part 1 of 2
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Students will learn about stereotypes associated with Muslims and then stereotypes associated with groups in their own school. Students will learn about Muslims - through an article and video clips - look for stereotypes/monoliths in their own schools and create a school campaign that attempts to fight these stereotypes using announcements and psoters.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Psychology
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Carolina K12
Author:
Carolina K12
Date Added:
05/12/2021
Britain's Bayeux Tapestry
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This web site allows students to view parts of the Bayeux Tapestry which tells the story of early Enligh History through a series of pictures. The activities attached to it allow students to create their own tapestry story along with the creation of objects from the time period. There are also suggestions for ways to tie the tapestry in with other subject areas.

Subject:
Visual Arts
Social Studies
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
Author:
Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Cave of Chauvet-Pont-D'Arc
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Students will engage in a virtual tour of the Cave of Chauvet to see the remains and the cave paintings which were discovered in the 1990's. This site also has detailed explainations of the archeological work being done at the site and the observations of the people who have been inside the cave.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
French Ministry of Culture
Author:
Jean Clottes and Valerie Feruglio
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Cicero, Pro Caelio, Performance and  Latin Text
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On behalf of Marcus Caelius in the spring of 56 B.C.E. Roman oratory was a living art. Orators knew that the persuasive power of a speech did not come from the force and clarity of its argument alone. A speaker needed not simply to be heard distinctly, but to project the kind of confident, engaging personality that could win an audience's good will and command its belief.

Subject:
World Humanities
Latin
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Demonstration
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Primary Source
Reading
Simulation
Vocabulary
Provider:
Department of Classics at University of California
Author:
Sander M. Goldberg
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Common Themes Found in the Diversity of Creation Myths Within's Africa's Traditional Religions
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In this lesson, students are introduced to the concept of the African creation myths which have much in common with other creation myths from around the world, including themes found in creation accounts from Western/European areas. The lesson will help the student to understand the vast diversity of traditional African religions, and at the same time learn that despite the differences, humans share common ideas about their origins. This lesson begins on page 10 of the pdf.

Subject:
World Humanities
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
The Center for African Studies University of Florida
Author:
Andrew Wasserman
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Confucian Analects
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This is the full text of Confucius's Analects (500 BC), translated by James Legge in 1893.

Subject:
World Humanities
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Sacred Texts
Author:
Confucius
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Constructing Womanhood: Politics in 20th-Century Southeast Asia
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Students will use primary text and visual sources to recognize gender as a social construction and understand that those social constructions change over time. Students will write an essay summarizing the lesson.

Subject:
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for History and New Media
Author:
Center for History and New Media
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Courtship and Marraige
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Students work in small groups to examine various aspects of eighteenth-century courtship and marriage, and then compare courting practices, parental influence, the wedding ceremony, and wedding celebrations with similar present-day customs.

Subject:
American History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Author:
Greg Timmons
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Damage Control: Exploring Flood Prevention Around the World
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In this lesson, students investigate artificially elevated regions or cities around the world to compare histories, cultures, and strategies related to potential flooding disaster.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Earth Science
21st Century Global Geography
Civics and Economics
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
New York Times
Author:
Annissa Hambouz and Javaid Khan
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Duck and Cover (1951)
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This film was selected for the 2004 National Film Registry of "culturally, historically and aesthetically significant" motion pictures. It is a famous Civil Defense film for children in which Bert the Turtle shows what to do in case of atomic attack from the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

Subject:
American History
Civics and Economics
Psychology
Sociology
The Cold War
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
World News Network
Author:
Archer Productions, Inc.
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Fathers and Sons
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This is the full text translation of "Fathers and Sons" by Ivan Turgenev, translated by Constance Garnett.

Subject:
World Humanities
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
The Internet Archive
Author:
Ivan Turgenev, Constance Garnett (translator)
Date Added:
02/26/2019
For 40 Years, This Russian Family was cut off from All Human Contact
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This resource is an article from the Smithsonian Magazine about a Russian family which fled into Siberia in the 1930's and was not seen by other humans until the 1970's. The article discusses why they fled, how they lived, and what impact this had on their children.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Psychology
Sociology
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Mike Dash
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Haven't I Seen You Somewhere Before? Samsara and Karma in the Jataka Tales
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This resource provides a lesson and applicable activites designed to assist students with becoming familiar with one form of Buddhist storytelling. Students will be able to explain what Jataka Tales are as well as understand their purpose. Students will also acquire and understanding of karma and samsara

Subject:
English Language Arts
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Author:
Jennifer Foley, NEH (Washington, DC)
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Heroes Are Made of This: Studying the Character of Heroes
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In this lesson, students develop an understanding of how texts establish character, explore the concept of the hero and the heroic in a variety of texts, and work collaboratively to negotiate interpretations of texts.

Subject:
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
John Paul Walter
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Hinduism - Caste System Simulation by ECSDM
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In this lesson, students will be broken into different groups representing the Hindu caste system. Each group will be given and list of tasks and responsibilities to complete during the lesson in an effort to earn karma points. At the end of the lesson, there will be a rebirth ceremony where students will be moved into higher classes based on how many karma points they earned.

Subject:
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NYLearns.org
Author:
NYLearns
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Identifying Themes, Motifs, and Symbols
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In this activity, students will identify themes and symbols from Dante's Inferno, and support their choices with details from the text. Dante’s Inferno is an especially rich text to examine because of its meticulously constructed allegory and its (frequently graphic) visual writing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Storyboard That
Author:
Storyboard That
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Igbo Culture: Will Things Fall Apart?
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This project-based lesson introduces students to research, multimedia presentation tools, and the culture of the Ibo (or Igbo) people in Nigeria. The book Things Fall Apart centers around a tragic hero, Okonkwo, and the inevitable destruction of his culture by the white missionaries who invade his lands as part of British colonialism during the 1890s. Students choose from a variety of research topics.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Oocities
Author:
Noel Gnadinger
Date Added:
02/26/2019
India and World War One
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The aim of this lesson is to introduce the role and contribution of the Indian forces on the Western Front. Students should recognise that the Indian forces made their contribution despite on-going prejudice and racism from British society.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Sociology
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
British Library
Author:
British Library
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Japanese Poetry: Tanka? You're Welcome!
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This lesson on the Japanese tanka encourages students to explore the structure and content of the form and to arrive at a definition of the structure in English.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Author:
Etheljean Deal (Washington, DC)
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Lesson 3: Yours, Mine, Ours: The Rules of Ownership
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Lesson Three seeks to clarify their understanding by taking a close look at one of the oldest and most fundamental of American values—private property rights. In examining the privileges and limitations of owning a house, as contrasted, for example, to owning a beautiful stream or a potentially dan­gerous weapon, students investigate how rules, customs, and laws define ownership. (See the link to the activities at the bottom of the page.)

Subject:
Civics and Economics
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Foundation for Teaching Economics
Author:
Foundation for Teaching Economics
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Lesson 4: Water Law - The 'Rules of the Game' Matter
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Students investigate the institutional parameters of competition for water by studying the formal definitions of water rights in American history as the law evolved to accommodate changing wants and needs. Using real-world examples, they consider how different legal structures affect the ability of citizens to resolve disputes amicably, and they learn how government can play a role in promoting mutually beneficial resolutions of environmental disputes.

Subject:
21st Century Global Geography
Civics and Economics
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Foundation for Teaching Economics
Author:
Foundation for Teaching Economics
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Lesson Plan: Causes and Consequences of Social Change
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This activity identifies major technological changes and their influence on society and shows how everyday behavior is linked to macro-level social change.

Subject:
Sociology
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Sociological Association
Author:
Margaret Andersen
Date Added:
02/26/2019