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A Passage Through Time

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young learners research and present information about a chosen subject to their peers, parents, instructors, and community. This lesson has a strong research and public speaking component, and would be ideal for your higher level learners.
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The Fall of Rome and the Beginning of the Middle Ages

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A major turning point in world history is the focus of this presentation. Rome has fallen, and with its descent comes the Dark Ages. With pictures, maps, and important information about the Middle Ages, this slideshow would be a great...
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The Ally From The Far East - Japan in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While Japan was a major player in the Second World War, it also played a role in the first Great War. Scholars analyze the Anglo-Japanese alliance during World War I in the 30th installment of a 32-part series. Using a short video clip,...
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Food Today, Freedom Tomorrow

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the leadership decisions at the end of WWII.  In this World History lesson, 11th graders examine leadership decisions made by President Truman and General George C. Marshall.  Students interpret primary documents...
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Chapter 16 (section 3) & 17 – The Enlightenment

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Enlightenment worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages regarding the era and respond to 68 short answer questions.
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The Rape of Nanjing

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students exhibit a sensitivity to the Rape of Nanjing and its impact. In this world history lesson, students examine the conflicts surrounding the 1937 Rape of Nanjing.
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Revolutions Around the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Revolutions are an interesting and informative way to study world history.
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How Do Others Define Your Identity?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the relationship between the individual and society.  In this World History lesson, learners read a book that discusses labels put on individuals.  Students create a story board in relation to the book.
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Unit on Gandhi and Ahimsa

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars explore the history of Gandhi and his viewpoint and example of nonviolence.  In this World History lesson, students complete numerous research assignments and activities over the course of nine lessons to expand their...
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Who Was Marc Antony?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the relationship between Marc Antony and Cleopatra.  In this World History lesson, students research Marc Antony, Julius Caesar and Cleopatra, then answer specific questions about how they are all related.  Activities...
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The Growth of Asian Civilizations

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In this world history worksheet, students consider the political turmoil in China in the early 400s as they respond to 5 short answer questions regarding a map from the Era of the Warring States.
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Industrial Revolution History

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the facets of the Industrial Revolution. For this world history lesson, students use the Internet to research causes, effects, and implications of the Industrial Revolution. Students use selected websites to respond to...
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Marco Polo and the Silk Roads Through Asia

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore world geography by examining world maps and topography. In this Marco Polo lesson, students identify Marco Polo and the countries he visited. Students explore a map and trace his silk road trade routes before writing a...
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The Cold War: Solving the Mystery of History with Voices on Vinyl

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the Cold War Era. In this world history lesson, 8th graders discover the positions taken by countries during the Cold War as they listen to lectures regarding the major events and turning points in the Cold War....
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Exile: Cuba and the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars gain an understanding of U.S./Cuban Relations. In this world history lesson plan, students examine the events of the Cuban revolution and their effect on U.S.-Cuban relations and U.S. foreign policy.
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What is History? And Time Dating

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore world history by participating in a timeline activity. In this time dating lesson, students identify the different science jobs that work towards discovering human history such as geologists and anthropologists. Students...
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Women Monarchs And Heads Of State

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the rule of women throughout history. In this world history lesson, students participate in a panel discussion which requires them to share the strengths and weaknesses of selected women rulers.
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Contemporary: Accelerating Global Change and Realignments

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The twentieth century was marked by two distinct forces: conflict and progress. Examine the ways that wars and technological competition, industrialization and decolonization, and all antecedent forces and relationships to this point led...
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Fallout Shelter

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore Cold War Era threats. In this world history instructional activity, 8th graders research the threat of Communism and nuclear war brought about by the Korean War and Vietnam. Students watch clips of speeches and...
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Middle Ages: Lesson 15

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore technology by researching World History. In this Middle Age weaponry lesson plan, 6th graders discuss the battles of 14th century England and how men and women defended themselves with bows, arrows and other...
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Changes in Time as Seen Through Photographs

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discover world history by analyzing images in class. In this photography lesson, students examine photographs that are found on the Library of Congress website and discuss the differences between the era these photographs are...
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World History: Extreme Global Makeover

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the impact of modernization on China and India. While watching a video about a Chinese worker and the peasant class and how modernization affects both groups. They investigate the issue of migration in both countries...
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Listening for History: Using Jazz Music as a Primary Source

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Designed as a teacher resource, a packet identifies resources and approaches instructors can use to incorporate jazz into their history classes. Materials are identified by historical era, from the roots of jazz prior to World War I to...
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Timelines

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
What do BC and AD mean on a timeline? What is the difference between a decade and a century? Here is a nice handout that offers all the foundational knowledge your young historians will need on how to look at historical timelines.

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