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300 Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae: Herodotus's Real History
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Students learn about the historical background to the battle and are asked to ponder some of its legacy, including how history is reported and interpreted from different perspectives.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Author:
The National Endowment for the Humanities: EdSitement
Date Added:
02/26/2019
8.4: Standard 7.45 Lesson
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In this online lesson, students are introduced to resources that will help them better understand the effects and implications of the reopening of the ancient Silk Road between Europe and China, including Marco Polo's travels and the location of his routes.

Subject:
21st Century Global Geography
World History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Author:
Karen Lawson
Date Added:
02/26/2019
9-12 World History Presentation
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Students will create a digital presentation of their topic.  Areas highlighted will be Human-Environment Interaction, Politics, Economics, Culture (to include Religion) and Technology.  Students will also discuss the important points of the previously created timeline. 

Subject:
World History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
William Allred
Carrie Robledo
Date Added:
05/06/2021
Absolutism: A Concept Formation Lesson Plan
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In this lesson, students will participate in a concept formation lesson designed to teach them an understanding of the concept absolutism. In order to develop comprehension of the concept, students will uncover the critical attributes of absolutism from analsyis of a series of examples and non-examples. Students will learn about the absolute monarchies in power during the age of enlightenment and examine contemporary examples. In the process of identifying the concept, students will also understand the similiarities and differences of constitutional monarchies and totalitarianism.

Subject:
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
PatCosta.com
Author:
Robert Wnukowski
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
African Christianity in Ethiopia
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This article explains how Christianity was adopted in Ethiopia in the fourth century. It also explains how Askum's geographic location played an important role in the development and spread of Christianity in this region.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Author:
Emma George Ross
Date Added:
02/26/2019
African independence
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Examine the relationship between methods used to gain independence within Africa and political stability.

Subject:
World History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
ESRI
Date Added:
04/12/2020
Africa’s bounty and borders
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Explore reasons for European colonization in Africa and investigate effects of colonial-imposed borders.

Subject:
World History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
ESRI
Date Added:
04/12/2020
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
The Age of Enlightenment Power Point Presentation
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Students will explore the Age of Enlightenment. Students will then further explore this period of history and its prominent figures by designing a dinner party for 12 Enlightenment thinkers. This lesson 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
Material Type:
Presentation
Provider:
Carolina K12
Author:
Carolina K12
Date Added:
05/12/2021
The Agricultural Revolution
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This website provides articles and supplemental materials, including a timeline, related to the Agriculutral Revolution.

Subject:
World History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
The Open Door
Author:
The Open Door Team
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Agricultural Revolution in England 1500 - 1850
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This article assesses the impact of this agrarian revolution. From the 16th century onwards, an essentially organic agriculture was gradually replaced by a farming system that depended on energy-intensive inputs.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
British Broadcasting Corporation
Author:
Mark Overton
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Alliance or Compliance? Analyzing Power Relationships Inside and Outside Afghanistan, Part 1 of 2
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In this lesson, students examine the relationships between and among powers inside and outside Afghanistan in connection to United States military aggression in the territory.

Subject:
English Language Arts
American History
The Cold War
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Learning Network
Author:
Annissa Hambouz, Javaid Khan
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Ancient World History
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Seventh grade students will review the tools and mental constructs used by historians and geographers. They will develop an understanding of Ancient World History, Eras 1 – 4. Geography, civics/government, and economics content is integrated throughout the year. As a capstone, the students will conduct investigations about past and present global issues. Using significant content knowledge, research, and inquiry, they will analyze the issue and propose a plan for the future. As part of the inquiry, they compose civic, persuasive essays using reasoned arguments.

Subject:
Social Studies
World History
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
MIOpenBook
Provider Set:
Michigan Open Book Project
Author:
Hinken, Thomas
Soderquist, David
Stiegle, Amy
Voss, Lisa
Wrzesinski, Eric
Zigray, Steve
Date Added:
08/15/2016
Appeasement
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Few geo-political events have resonated through the past 70 years like Neville Chamberlain?s decision to pursue the policy of appeasement in reaction to German aggression leading up to the Second World War. Leaders throughout the world have invoked appeasement to justify military action ever since. The decisions that went into Chamberlain?s policy, however, were far from straightforward. Historians have continually debated and reinterpreted these events. In this lesson, students address the issue of appeasement and explore and weigh evidence against and in favor of the policy.

Subject:
Social Studies
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Provider:
Stanford History Education Group
Author:
Reading Like a Historian
Date Added:
02/26/2019