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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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CC BY-NC-SA
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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