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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
All Roads Lead to Istanbul: 1150 World's Fair Simulation
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In this unit, students will gain knowledge of the Ottoman Empire and will work together to demonstrate that knowledge in a presentation and simulation of the culture and time period.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Arizona
Date Added:
05/12/2017
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
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
Ceasar Augustus
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Caesar Augustus was arguably the most important Roman Emperor, restoring the empire and overseeing a period of relative peace, prosperity, and expansion. Historians have noted the apparent contradictions of August, who could be at once ruthless and forgiving, rash and calculating. In this lesson, students corroborate evidence and arguments from a set of primary and secondary sources as they investigate the question: What kind of leader was Augustus?

Subject:
Social Studies
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Stanford History Education Group
Author:
Reading Like a Historian
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Cicero: Defender of the Roman Republic
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In this lesson, students review the life of Cicero and his thoughts on ideal government. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students will form small groups and discuss quotes from Cicero's speeches and writings.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/02/2017
Comparing and Contrasting the Empires of Rome, China, and the Ottoman Empire
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In this lesson, students will compare and contrast the empires of the Ottoman Empire, Rome, and China, learning the similarities and differences as well as identifying and explaining characteristics of why empires rise and fall.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Arizona
Date Added:
05/11/2017
Cyprus and "The Other"
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This lesson investigates the concept of "the Other" in Conflict Resolution through the exploration of Cypriot history and geography, using analytical, literacy, and writing skills to unravel intolerance within a society.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Arizona
Date Added:
05/12/2017
Democracy and Dictatorship in Ancient Rome
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In this lesson, students read how the Roman Republic attempted to limit the power of its political leaders. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students discuss the merits of a constitutional amendment that applies the Roman concept of the short-term problem-solving dictator to contemporary America.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/17/2017
Exploring Medieval European Society with Chess: An Engaging Activity for the World History Classroom
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This lesson discusses how a teacher can use the game of chess to instruct students on Medieval class structure. The students become engaged with the game and discover the connections with the history as they improve their skills in chess.

Subject:
Social Studies
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The History Teacher
Author:
John Pagnotti and William B Russell III
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Hammurabi's Code: What Does It Tell Us About Old Babylonia?
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Students learn about life in Babylonia through the lens of Hammurabi's Code. This lesson is designed to extend world history curricula on Mesopotamia and to give students a more in-depth view of life in Babylonia during the time of Hammurabi.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
World History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson
Lesson Plan
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Simulation
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Author:
David Kleiner
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Introduction to Aboriginal and Indigenous Studies
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In this lesson, students will link what they already know about Aboriginal Australians to the new topic, identify basic and clear differences between modern society and Aboriginal living, and identify what they would like to learn more about Aboriginal Australians.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Teachnology
Date Added:
05/23/2017
The Old Stone Age and the New Stone Age
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This lesson includes information pertaining to the ways in which man lived during the Old Stone Age and the New Stone Age. Students will acquire knowledge through the utilization of a PowerPoint presentation while completing a graphic organizer throughout the lesson.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NYLearns.org
Date Added:
05/24/2017
Plato and the Republic
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In this lesson, students will learn about the life of Plato and his beliefs about government. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students will examine Plato's criticisms of democracy and discuss whether each criticism is valid of American democracy today.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/08/2017
The Roman Republic
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This article examines features of the Roman Republic. From its beginnings as a small cluster of huts in the tenth century B.C.E., Rome developed into a city-state, first ruled by kings, then, from 509 B.C.E. onward, by a new form of government: the Republic.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Author:
Department of Greek and Roman Art
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Solon Put Athens on the Road to Democracy
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In this lesson, students read about Solon, a social and political reformer of ancient Rome. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students will consider activities American citizens should participate in to keep our democracy strong.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/02/2017
The Tax Farmer of Mari
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In this lesson, students read a fictional story based on the descriptions of Babylonian life, including how taxes were collected. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students play various roles in a simulation trial to settle the dispute introduced in the fictional story they read.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/17/2017
Teaching the Middle East: Empires to Nation States in the Ancient Middle East: Before Islam - Lesson Plan 1: Political and Geographic Dimensions of an Empire of the Ancient Middle East
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Students will examine some of the maps and artifacts of the empires of the ancient Middlle East in an effort to characterize them and compare and contrast them to modern states. The module overview, from which the supplemental resources can be accessed, is located at http://teachmiddleeast.lib.uchicago.edu/historical-perspectives/empires-to-nation-states/before-islam/index.html

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Oriental Institute of The University of Chicago
Date Added:
05/22/2017