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19th Century Mining Disaster
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This inquiry-led lesson guides students through writing a newspaper article about a mining accident in Trimdon Grange, discussing its causes, its consequences, and the impact on life in the town and elsewhere.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The National Archives (United Kingdom)
Date Added:
07/17/2017
19th Century Prison Ships
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This lesson engages students with original documents related to prison hulks to discover how the criminal justice system worked in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, especially with respect to "mercy".

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The National Archives (United Kingdom)
Date Added:
06/21/2017
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
Ancient Canaan, The Exodus, and Babylon
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This lesson plan explores the geography of Ancient Palestine and modern day Israel, and provides students with background information on Abraham, the Exodus from Egypt, the divided Kingdoms, and the eventual Jewish Diaspora following the captivity in Babylon.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Bright Hub Education
Date Added:
05/24/2017
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
Armenia in a Time of Change
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This cooperative learning activity helps students examine the development of a small country in a time of transition, in this case the breakup of the Soviet Union, which coincided with a national disaster and a war. Using photographs, maps, and historical information, students will write diary accounts of a teenager's life in Armenia.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Arizona
Date Added:
05/12/2017
Asian and Black History in Britain, 1500-1850
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People of African and Asian origin have lived in Britain for at least two thousand years, but this aspect of heritage has been largely forgotten. By presenting a selection of relevant records held by The National Archives and other sources, this resource aims to reclaim some of this history and make it more widely known.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
The National Archives (United Kingdom)
Date Added:
06/12/2017
The Berlin Wall
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This lesson is designed to give students a brief overview of the Berlin Wall from its construction in 1961 to its demise in 1989.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Teachnology
Date Added:
05/24/2017
British Colonial Rule in India
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Using documents from the Garrison Family Papers (the anti-imperialism scrapbook of William Lloyd Garrison, Jr.) at Smith College, students will analyze the impact of British colonial rule in India and predict the outcome of India’s nationalist movement.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Porter-Phelps-Huntington House Museum
Author:
Carol M. Conti
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The British Empire
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The British empire was one of the most important developments in world history. The empire was huge, it lasted a long time, and it brought tremendous changes to many parts of the world. This resource examines how and why the British empire made Britain so important.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
The National Archives (United Kingdom)
Date Added:
06/12/2017
China's Cultural Revolution
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In August 1966, Mao Tse-Tung launched the Cultural Revolution. He encouraged the creation of ?Red Guards? to punish party members and others who were harboring counter-revolutionary tendencies. In the decade that followed, China was turned upside down as millions of Chinese youth attacked traditional standard bearers of power and authority ? among them party leaders, teachers, and family members. This lesson explores the motivations of Chinese youth in participating in the Cultural Revolution. Through a series of primary documents, students consider what it may have been like to experience this tumultuous period of Chinese history.

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
Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart
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Nigerian born Chinua Achebe is one of the world's most well-known and influential contemporary writers. His first novel, Things Fall Apart (1958), is an early narrative about the European colonization of Africa told from the point of view of the colonized people.

Subject:
Reading Literature
American History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
09/06/2019