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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
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
Clues From the Past: The First Cities - Help Wanted! Jobs in Ancient Mesopotamia
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In this lesson, students discover varied occupations of ancient Mesopotamia and recognize how and why occupations change or remain the same over time.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
The Oriental Institute of The University of Chicago
Date Added:
02/17/2017
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
Contagion, Quarantines, and Cures in History: Case Study - The Ottoman Empire
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Using the Eurasian frontier as a case study, this lesson will introduce students to the importance of disease transmission and containment in history - and their connection to world trade, military movements, population movements, and government social policies.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Arizona
Date Added:
05/12/2017
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
The Dark Ages
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The past is often neatly partitioned in time periods and eras with generalized names meant to characterize what life was like during that time. In this multi-day lesson, students question the validity of using ?Dark Ages? to describe Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance. In the process, students examine a variety of primary and secondary sources highlighting different social, political, economic, cultural, and environmental facets of life in Europe during this period.

Subject:
Social Studies
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Stanford History Education Group
Author:
Reading Like a Historian
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Egyptian Symbols and Figures: Hieroglyphs
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This lesson introduces students to the writing, art, and religious beliefs of ancient Egypt through hieroglyphs and tomb paintings. In the first part of this lesson, the class creates a pictorial alphabet of its own and then learns and uses the symbols of the Egyptian hieroglyphic alphabet. In the second part of the lesson, students identify and represent in their own drawings figures from the Book of the Dead, a funereal text written on papyrus and carved on the walls of tombs to help guide the deceased through the afterlife.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
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EDSITEments
Date Added:
05/05/2017
Egypt's Pyramids: Monuments with a Message
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This lesson plan consists of three learning activities that build upon one another and should, therefore, be used sequentially. Activity 1 introduces the students to artifacts and archaeology. Activity 2 considers pyramids as artifacts and examines the scale of these great structures. Activity 3 asks students what clues pyramids give us about the ancient Egyptians. The lesson can be extended by considering other aspects of ancient Egyptian culture.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
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EDSITEments
Date Added:
05/05/2017
Incan Times
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Students will learn basic information about the Incan empire and its downfall through selected readings and discussion activities. Students will futher their understanding regarding the clash of Spanish and Incan society by creating newspapers detailing the events, people, and places during the Spanish conquest of the Incan Empire.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Carolina K12
Author:
Carolina K12
Date Added:
05/12/2021
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
Shang and Zhou Dynasties: The Bronze Age of China
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This article traces the history of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties of China. The long period of the Bronze Age in China, which began around 2000 B.C., saw the growth and maturity of a civilization that would be sustained in its essential aspects for another 2,000 years.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Author:
Department of Asian Art
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Sumer, Codified Laws, and Society
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Students will complete an overview of Sumer and then move in to analyzing Hammurabi's Code. They will determine if Hammurabi's Code meets the needs of individuals or society as a whole. 

Subject:
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
LAUREN SCHAEFER
Date Added:
10/29/2019
Tang Dynasty (618-906)
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This article examines the Tang Dynasty of China. Marked by strong and benevolent rule, successful diplomatic relationships, economic expansion, and a cultural efflorescence of cosmopolitan style, Tang China emerged as one of the greatest empires in the medieval world.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Author:
Department of Asian Art
Date Added:
02/26/2019