European History Teacher Resources

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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Europe Maps

For Students 7th - 8th
A series of maps depicts pre-WWI to post-WWII Europe for your geographers. They use reference materials to help them correctly fill in the countries and the borders as they changed through time. A great resource for a history lesson, or...
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A Christian Europe Emerges: 300-1200

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Wars, religious conflicts, political shifts, invasions: just some of the events that shaped medieval Europe. A thorough slideshow organizes events, people, places, and information from the Middle Ages.
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Writing Exercises: Feudal Europe

For Students 6th - 8th
Put your junior high class to the test with three critical-thinking and reading comprehension questions focused on Feudal Europe. They must write answers showing an understanding of the Medieval Church and politics, the Vassal system,...
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How the Normans Changed the History of Europe

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did the coastline of France become known as Normandy? Pupils investigate the rise and fall of the Normans and their impacts on European history and culture. They analyze the invaders of France using a short video clip and scholar-led...
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What Did it Look Like When Europe Met America?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view the film 'Black Robe,' which further develop students' abilities to see an event or era of history from multiple perspectives. After the movie, they utilize worksheets imbedded in this plan to write about what they've seen.
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Australian History for Kids

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
When did Aboriginal tribes arrive in Australia? When were the Sydney Olympic Games hosted? Review some major events in Australian history with this timeline activity activity.
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U.S. History

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
How did the discovery of the Americas change the world? A US history textbook covers topics such as the Americas, changes in European society, and the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Young academics also complete the assessment included in...
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Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When your class thinks of medieval history, they probably think of European castles and knights. But they may not know that the Heian period in Japan, which coincided with the Middle Ages in Europe, saw a significant development in...
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Eastern Europe in 1989

For Students 11th - 12th
Major political shifts occurred in Eastern Europe during the late 1980s. Locate, identify, and label 90 different areas on the provided map. A list of cities, countries, and water ways is provided.
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Blank Europe Map

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Simple blank map, limitless possibilities! Here is a single-page resource of a blank map of Europe, without any country boundaries or text.
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Year 2: Northern Europe

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
How is life in Northern Europe different from other areas of the world? Historians journey through the various regions of Northern Europe discovering what type of climate, animals, and lifestyles exist in that section of the world. They...
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Europe History: Medieval Times

For Students 6th - 9th
For this European history worksheet, students respond to 8 multiple choice questions regarding the Bubonic Plague and the Reformation.
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Berlin

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The inevitability of World War II has arrived: Berlin has fallen. Young historians watch contemporaneous footage of the event, analyze primary source documents, and write a news report that details the roles of the Soviet, British,...
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Ukraine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Was Joseph Stalin desperate or exaggerating the USSR's need for assistance on the Eastern Front in 1942? History students examine two differing opinions on Stalin's position and the reality of the Eastern Front just three years before...
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A Brief History of Cannibalism

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A short video traces the practice of cannibalism through history and across cultures. Viewers may be shocked to learn the extend to which it is practiced today, even in the United States.
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Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
King Henry VIII was the first European ruler to embrace Protestantism as the religion of his state—right? A crash Course World History video takes viewers through the influence of Martin Luther's 95 Theses in Europe, discussing the...
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Connecting Europe to latin America

For Teachers 6th
With Europe and Latin America as the focus, pupils use educational software to create a timeline. Learners can review a variety of historical information using this technique. It could be used to highlight major events in Latin American...
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War Consumes Europe

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How did the world react to Austria's declaration of war? This activity, guided by the McDougall Littell text, World History, has historians examining the beginnings of WWI through cause and effect analysis. Groups reference the text as...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – Invasion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Without the benefit of history, Western Europe in the 1940's had no idea what was about to befall them. Class members use primary sources, including political cartoons, videos, and internal documents, to analyze how much of a threat...
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Middle Ages of Europe

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A classroom's group presentation comes together in this colorful and informative slideshow. Each slide about one aspect of the Middle Ages is put together by a pair of classmates and added to the final project. This slideshow could be...
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2017 AP® European History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How did the Renaissance change the politics and culture of Europe? What led to the rise of the welfare state? What did family life look like in Europe during the 1700s? Learners consider these historical questions using structured...
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2017 AP® World History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Religion and politics have a complicated history. How were they intertwined with wealth in Europe and Asia in the Middle Ages? Learners explore the question using a prompt based on primary sources. Other activities allow individuals to...
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Unit 2: Development of Feudalism in Western Europe

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
How did feudalism help to establish order in Europe during the Middle Ages after the fall of the Roman Empire? Here you'll find a collection of videos and a student packet of worksheets to supplement your unit on the subject.