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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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Exploring European Countries

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Your class members will each explore a European country of their choice and report back to the class using a creative PowerPoint or Prezi. They will not only include a basic introduction to the country, but also what they discovered...
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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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French Revolution (Part 2)

For Students 7th - 12th
Interesting facts and historical anecdotes are peppered throughout this video, which covers the beginnings of the French Revolution of 1789. The narrator guides viewers through the timeline and events of the French Revolution with...
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Ambitious Women Artists at Work

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Ambition is the keyword of a lesson that focuses on the contributions made by famous female artists. Specifically looking at European artists, Luisa Roldan and Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun, scholars examine a piece of their work then...
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Factors for Economic Integration in Western Europe since 1945

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While the European Union has been a part of economic landscape for decades, it grew out of a period of economic integration after World War II. Using a round table method, class members analyze and discuss the events leading up to the...
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Congress of Vienna 1815

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Europe was changing in the early nineteenth century, and the Congress of Vienna largely sought to slow and contain those sweeping changes. A slideshow presentation illustrates the details of the Congress of Vienna, including its three...
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Geography Now! Kazakhstan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While your learners may know Kazakhstan from the Borat movies, the country is full of rich history and culture. A video resource profiles the Central Asian nation that functions as a bridge between Europe and East Asia. It's home to...
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Geography Now! Hungary

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's linguistically isolated, and while it's not on a fault line, Hungary is a hot bed of geothermic activity. It is a standout country, but its people are known for more than just goulash— some are world-renowned water polo players. A...
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2005 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Why do people leave their home countries and come to the United States? How has nationalism affected European nations politically and socially? The answers are complicated. Pupils explore the intricate dynamics using structured questions...
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The Columbian Exchange

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What did you have for dinner last night? Many scholars ask that question without considering the history behind the foods they eat. Using a simulation, scholars investigate how the foods they eat are the product of the Columbian...
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Fall of Rome

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What led to the fall of Rome? Scholars have debated the question since the end of the great empire. Young historians consider the same question through an economic lens using an engaging lesson that involves a hands-on evaluation of the...
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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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Wages and the Black Death

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
While the Black Death wiped out a third of Europe's population during the Middle Ages, its destruction paved the way for better wages for workers and even an early form of modern capitalism. The relationship between the cataclysmic event...
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Northern Europe: Countries - Map Quiz Game

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Remembering geography is a tiring and tedious task to many scholars. Change it up by assigning the map quiz game. Elementary and middle schoolers alike test their knowledge and compete with the clock to match as many countries as...
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Continents and Oceans

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Play a fun video that plants the five oceans and seven continents into young learners brains. The video first goes through the continents in alphabetical order, and then the five oceans in alphabetical order.
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Know Your Globe

For Students K - 5th Standards
What are the green and blue things on a globe? Water and land—the two main features on Earth. Watch a video that distinguishes items on the globe from continents to countries and water to oceans and freshwater. Quiz the class after to...
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The Seven Continents Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Who doesn't enjoy an engaging scavenger hunt? Here, scholars listen to, and discuss, the informative text, Where is my Continent? by Robin Nelson. They then explore the seven continents and four major oceans using Google Earth.  
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The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England Explained

For Students 6th - 12th
Explore the differences between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England with a video that offers an in-depth look into each region and answers common questions about the surrounding countries. The video includes facts, engaging...
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EU and Turkey

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should Turkey be admitted to the European Union? Before debating this question, class members research the background and stated purpose of the EU, read articles of Turkey's bid to become a member of the EU, and the concerns other...
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Geography A to Z: All Around Europe #3

For Students 7th - 8th
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, The Colosseum, and the country where the Kremlin is located are a few of the clues learners will use to determine the names of five world locations. The first letter of each mystery location is provided, but...
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Imagining China through Words

For Teachers 6th - 8th
When Europeans first came back with tales of China, they provided vivid written accounts and minimal visual imput. This resulted in art rendered mostly from descriptive language. Learners explore this phenomena by listening to...
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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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Signs and Symbols

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders carefully analyze a triptych of the nativity, paying close attention to the lines, shapes and symbols included in the artwork. They explore the role of the Catholic church in society at the time the piece was created and...
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Fate vs. Mind: A Macedonian Folk Tale

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read examples of folk tales and describe the characteristics of fables and folk tales. They also examine the concept of fate and if it plays a part in people's lives.
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Enough To Make Your Head Spin

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine body language in the United States and Bulgaria. They also discover other forms of communication. They also examine a map of Bulgaria.
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European Elevation Sort

For Teachers 6th
Given a prepared database of European countries, sixth graders sort the countries in ascending order by elevation and identify the five countries with the highest elevations. This cross-curricular lesson combines elements of computer...
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Western Civilizations, Chapter 12: The Civilization of the Renaissance

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
If you can't take your western civilization class to the Renaissance Faire, try this online resource to give them an idea of this era and others! While designed to accompany the Western Civilizations text, this tool can be utilized...
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"Sounds Like Team Spirit"

For Students 5th - 10th
Some sports teams consider their fans the "12th man" on the field. What does that mean? Are fans that important to their teams? Does fan support really help teams win? How can you let your team know you are rooting for them? Apparently,...
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Lesson 11: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political Theories

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders determine what the Enlightenment had to do with the American Revolution. In this historical perspectives lesson plan, 9th graders examine the ideals of Enlightenment philosophers as they view a PowerPoint presentation....
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A Tour of Europe - Creating a Database Using Access

For Teachers 6th
Here is a good lesson plan on how to use the Access program in order to create a database. After viewing an informative PowerPoint on the Access program, and how it used to create databases, sixth graders create a database on European...
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A Tour of Europe-Data Collection

For Teachers 6th
Research and data collection are important skills for school success. This lesson, comparing European countries to North Carolina, provides a way to practice these skills. There is list of websites, including Lonely Planet, that will...
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The Northern Renaissance

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Differentiating between Northen European art and Italian art, these slides detail the intricacies of art during the Renaissance. The presentation features Flemish, French, German, and English art, as well as the art of Austria, Spain,...
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The Geography & Peoples of Europe

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Extremely throrough and informative, this presentation details many aspects of European geography and demographics, including natural resources, climate, topography, and population distribution. This slideshow would be an excellent...
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Cold War Video

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What was the Cold War? Often dated from 1947-1991, it was a war between the Western world and the Communist world. Flashing their nuclear power, these sides fought for decades to establish power. This quirky resource provides commentary,...
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Les Pays de l'Europe

For Teachers 6th - 9th
How do you say Greece in French? What about Spain? Introduce your beginning speakers to 17 countries and what they're called in French. Each slide contains a country's name in English, its flag, and the French translation. Improve this...
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The Hundred Years’ War and the Plague

For Students 7th - 10th
In this European history worksheet, students read noted pages in their textbooks about the Hundred Years' War and the plague. Students complete graphic organizers based on the reading selection.
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Geography Quiz 23

For Students 7th - 12th
In this geography activity, students answer short answer questions about the geography in Europe. Students complete 17 questions.
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Spain and Portugal Quiz 1

For Students 6th - 8th
For this Spain and Portugal quiz 1 worksheet, students answer 10 trivia-style questions, not interactively, about Spain and Portugal, then scroll down to check their answers.
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Europe Quiz 2

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Europe quiz 2 learning exercise, students answer 10 trivia-style questions, not interactively, about Europe, then scroll down to check their answers.
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Geography A to Z - All Around Europe #4

For Students 7th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students complete seven questions that expand their knowledge and understanding of European place names.
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Travel to Europe

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students work in small groups to plan an imaginary trip to Europe, including Germany. They research travel routes, prices and popular sights of each destination. Students assemble a booklet describing their itinerary, budget, packing...
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Land or Sea?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders access a database to search for desired information, using "and" or "or" connectors where necessary. They choose a connector and search a prepared database of European countries to locate which countries border certain...
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Euro-Tourism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers design a tourist brochure using Publisher. They research an assigned European country. Students describe tourist attractions in their country and other interesting characteristics.
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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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Causes of World War One

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine World War I. For this Conflict lesson, 10th graders create a chart that describes the causes and effects of WWI. Students discuss their findings with the class.
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European Explorers Database

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders watch a demonstration on how to create a new database. In pairs, they enter information about European explorers in an easy to read fashion. They save and print their databases to be used in a review game before their test.
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Mapping Mistakes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine early European maps and explore geographic errors. They also view maps of the geography of North America. Students discuss the obstacles faced by early explorers in mapping unexplored territory. They consider what 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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The European Tourist

For Teachers 6th
Providing a review of facts relating to European countries, this instructional activity could be used to cement students' learning. Using a list of resources provided, learners research European countries, answer questions on a...
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Compare & Contrast European Countries to North Carolina

For Teachers 6th
Using a compare and contrast activity involving European countries and North Carolina, pupils use an Excel sheet and PowerPoint to share their findings. This lesson has the resources and a step-by-step explanation that can lead them...
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European Database - Finding Information

For Teachers 6th
While a simple lesson, this activity taps into an important skill for pupils to master. They have to take lists of information about European countries, and sort and classify them according to certain categories. This is great way to...
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Jeopardy: Medieval Vocabulary

For Teachers 7th
When studying Medieval Europe, this jeopardy-type game could be a helpful way to review vocabulary. The terms chivalry, tyranny, stalwart, and vermin are some of the vocabulary words that must be defined. This could be a fun way to...
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7th Grade German

For Teachers 3rd
Each of these slides has clear images, text, and short summaries which will introduce basic facts about Germany to your students.  There are photographs to accompany facts about important events in World War I and II, and also some...
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Lesson 6: Reformation: What Needed Fixed?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders consider the risk Martin Luther took in challenging the Catholic Church. In this Reformation lesson, 9th graders prepare for and participate in a debate about the condemnation of Martin Luther and his challenges to the church.
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Lesson 7: How Did Science Lead to Political Theory?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the Scientific Revolution. In this European history lesson, 9th graders discuss the role of the Catholic Church during the revolution and use the Internet to help them complete handouts about scientists and...
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Lesson 10: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political Theories

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine political theories. In this European history lesson, 9th graders research the work of philosophers Locke, Voltaire, Montesqueiu, and Rousseau. Students create PowerPoint presentations based on their findings.
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Reformation Lesson: Worship and Belief

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Learners explore the characteristics of different religions and religious beliefs.  In this World History lesson, students research the history of the Reformed, Catholics and Lutherans, then complete several activities to reinforce their...
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Unit on Gandhi and Ahimsa

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students 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 knowledge...
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The Vikings: Sea Raiders, Land Raiders

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The geography of northern Europe, as well as the technological advancements in the nautical world, allowed the ferocity of the Vikings to arrive on the shores of faraway countries. Pupils study Viking history in an instructional activity...
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High Middle Ages (1000-1200)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the High Middle Ages. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Italian Renaissance (1330-1550)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Italian Renaissance. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Enlightenment (1650–1800)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz instructional activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Enlightenment. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Europe (1848-1871)

For Students 9th - 12th
For this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 43 multiple choice questions about Europe between the years of 1848 and 1871. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Life in a Box: European Explorers

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discover European history by examining images. In this famous explorers lesson, students analyze a box of clues and information provided to them which is based on an individual explorer from Europe. Students collaborate with...
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Europe (1815-1848)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history activity, students respond to 10 short answer questions about Europe between 1815 and 1848. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive activity.
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Europe (1871-1914)

For Students 8th - 12th
For this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 45 multiple choice questions about European history between the years of 1871 and 1914. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Breaking News English: Europe

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Europe worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more...
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European Tour: History and Tradition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Sistine Chapel. In this European history lesson, students watch "Sistine Chapel Frescoes: Scenes from Genesis." Students then discuss the Vatican and the role of the Pope. Students then visit a website to take a...
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Liverpool Lights Up

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the culture of Liverpool.  In this World History lesson, students research a variety of events and activities in Liverpool, then they work in groups to prepare a class presentation to share their findings.
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Twisted Textbook

For Students 6th - 8th
In this paragraph structure instructional activity, learners read an excerpt about Europe and identify the sentences that focus on human characteristics as well as physical characteristics. Students rewrite the selection as two...
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Learning European Geography

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover locations and countries in Europe by identifying them on a map.  In this European geography lesson, 6th graders read the book The Lost Little Elephant, with their class and discuss the geography referenced in the...
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Explorations of the Americas

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research different European explorers. In this European exploration lesson, 5th graders receive a "mission envelope" with the name of an explorer and their mission overview. They research this explorer and assume the...
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Australia

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students enhance their knowledge about the history of Australia.  In this World History lesson, students engage in a teacher-led classroom discussion about Australia's history, then write a journal depicting the events that stood out to...
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Breaking the Chains, Rising Out of Circumstances

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners research slavery in ancient Rome and compare and contrast it to slavery in the United States.  In this slavery lesson, students investigate the differences of slavery in different parts of the country, write a paper to report...
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Feudal M&M's

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students simulate the social rank of feudal Europe. In this medieval world history instructional activity, students use M&M's to represent the social ranking and power in feudal Europe. Included in this instructional activity is...
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The Enlightenment in Europe

For Students 7th - 10th
In this "The Enlightenment in Europe" worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer which summarizes the beliefs of Enlightenment thinkers and writers. Then, students complete 1 short answer question and 1 writing activity relating to...
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Ancient Greece

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Ancient Greece activity, students read a 3 page article on Ancient Greece, answer 3 facts about Ancient Greek with multiple choice answers, answer 4 statements as true or false and answer 4 fill in the blank facts about Ancient...
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Discovery of Australia

For Students 5th - 6th
In this discovery of Australia worksheet, students respond to 22 various types of questions related to the discovery of Australia. First, they identify who the early Dutch Explorers were and what they found. Then, students identify James...
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European History

For Students 5th
In this world history worksheet , 5th graders look for information related to the history of Europe. They view the facts from a map and apply them to different activities.
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Getting to Know France

For Students 4th - 6th
In this map skills activity, students answer 14 questions about the geography of France. Students then draw a rough map of France. It is assumed that access to an atlas is available.
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Lesson Plan C29: Promotional Leaflet for a European Country

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students navigate Internet and use Europe in the Round software as research resource to choose European country, and produce promotional leaflet that includes information, facts, and graphics that highlight richness of European culture.
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Sculpture from Europe

For Teachers K - 1st
Students look carefully at a slide of medieval relief sculpture. They make up a story about what is depicted in a medieval sculpture and draw pictures to illustrate what they have written.
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Exchange Students Going to Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work together to plan a trip to Europe. Using the internet, they familiarize themselves with the country they are visiting and list the attractions they want to visit. Using this list, they must determine how much it is going...
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The Battle of the Bulge

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the events and results of the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. As a class, they discuss the role of the military in the entire European theater and write a paper describing the situations and conditions the...
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So, So Surreal Self-Portraits

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students take virtual trip back in time to 1924 when a Dada manifesto sparked the Surrealist movement in Europe and the United States. They explore about the history of Surrealism and visit online galleries of notable artists of the past...
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World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students justify how alliances lead to war. They compare the conflicts of war that arose because of imperialist interest. Students explain the cause of World War I. They compare and contrast European maps before and after World War I....
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The Evolution of Human Rights in Modern Europe - Document Analysis

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read and analyze three major documents in European history related to articulation of human rights, noting key principles, identify significant similarities and new concepts, and discuss application to contemporary issues in...
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European Cultures Brochure/Newsletter

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss knowledge of European culture, research, compare, and contrast various cultures of Europe, and use Microsoft Publisher to create brochure or newsletter profiling assigned European culture.
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The Middle Ages in Europe

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate what life was like during Middle Ages in Europe for nobles, merchants, and serfs. They examine economic and political feudal system, and explore how people lived, what conditions of their lifestyles made them...
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The Path of the Black Death

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to show on a map how the Black Death moved through Europe. They summarize the direct effects of the Black Death in Europe. Students cite evidence from firsthand accounts in developing an argument that connections can,...
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Europe on the Internet

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students conduct Internet research on a selected city or country in Europe. They launch a search engine, explore various websites, write down basic facts about their country on a worksheet, and create a travel brochure.
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Mission Geography: Europe

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work together to research the history and culture of countries in Europe. They create an itinerary that highlights the characteristics of the country they are researching. They present their brochure to the class.
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Wisconsin World War II Stories: Part II: Europe

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine Europe's role in World War II through a series of videos.
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Country: France

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students use the Internet to explore the culture, holidays, language and regions of France. They take virtual tours of the Palace of Versailles and the Eiffel Tower.
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The Race to Dominate the Known World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners describe cause/effect relationship of a European country's need for resources, exploration, colonization, and settlement of different regions of the world beginning in the 14th Century, and role play representatives of assigned...
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The Origins of World War II

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the events leading up to WWII, using hand-outs, worksheets, and supplementary activities.
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Remembering to Never Forget

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discover how the history of a place or event affects one's present perceptions of that place or event. They examine the current tensions caused by the decision to make Weimar, Germany Europe's cultural capital.
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The Continent Game

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students order the continents in terms of area, population and other geographic terms.
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Writing Exercises: The Enlightenment in Europe

For Students 6th - 10th
What's an Enlightened Despot? Or is it who? Explore The Enlightenment with your scholars, using this short-answer worksheet as a reading assessment or research guide. Three prompts have students consider how Enlightenment philosophies...
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Europe and Russia

For Teachers 6th
The purpose of this instructional activity is unclear. It seems to be an exploration of South America, but also involves a discussion of Europe and Russia. Learners use Inspiration software to identify the physical features, climate,...
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Locations Of Countries In Europe

For Students 6th - 8th
In this European geography worksheet, students describe where 12 countries in Europe are located by using directional phrases. Students also practice describing the nationalities of people from each country and how to pronounce each...
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Post World War I Worksheets

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War I activity, students read instructor-assigned pages and then respond to 17 short answer questions about Europe and the United States after the war.
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Lesson 9: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political Theories

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders consider the impact of Enlightenment philosophers. In this European history lesson, 9th graders examine the influence of the Locke, Voltaire, Montesquieu, and Rousseau as they research their democratic ideas.
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Europe – Religion and Reformation

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the Reformation. In this European history lesson, 9th graders explore the 95 theses of Martin Luther and discuss the reaction of the Roman Catholic Church to his ideas. Students then take a quiz based on the lesson.
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The Effects of the Congress of Vienna

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Congress of Vienna learning exercise, students read about the Congress of Vienna and then respond to 4 short answer questions about its impact on Europe.
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1848-1914: Can You Name that Age?-

For Students 6th - 10th
In this European history worksheet, learners read a 2-page selection about the Industrial Revolution, and then respond to 6 short answer questions about the information presented.
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Europe Before and after WWI

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compare and contrast maps of Europe before and after World War I. In this World War I lesson, 8th graders color and label maps of Europe prior to the war and after it. The historical maps can be accessed online.
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Rise of New Leaders and Ideas in Europe in the 1930s

For Students 8th - 12th
In this European history instructional activity, students research Communism, Fascism, and Nazism in Europe during the 1930's. Students respond to the provided questions about the government systems.
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European History

For Students 7th - 10th
In this European history worksheet, students identify and define 46 people, events, and terms in order to prepare themselves to take a chapter test.
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Human-Environment Interaction

For Students 7th - 10th
For this geography skills worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about human-environment interaction and respond to 3 short answer questions and complete a graphic organizer based on the article.
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European Statistics

For Students 8th - 11th
In this geography skills instructional activity, students respond to 7 short answer and multiple choice questions regarding European statistics.
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Europe Map Quiz

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Europe map quiz worksheet, students examine an outline map of the continent and label the names of each of the countries.
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Europe To The Max DVD: Four Great Cities of Europe Questions

For Students 6th - 12th
In this geography skills worksheet, students watch the video "Europe to the Max." Students then respond to 18 short answer questions about London, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris.
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Open Cities: Europe

For Students 10th
In this European cities worksheet, 10th graders find the countries of Europe on a map, match countries with capital cities, categorize different types of cities and identify cities from pictures and on a map.
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Box in a Closet: Introduction to Europe and Russia

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners explore Europe and Russia. In this primary source analysis activity, students locate documents and images about the continent and the country from a mystery box created by their instructor using sources from the Library of...
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Living In the UK

For Students 6th - 7th
In this geography worksheet, students complete activities on 16 worksheets pertaining to the geography and culture of the countries of the United Kingdom. This is intended for ESL students.
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Map

For Students 5th - 10th
In this countries worksheet, students label the countries in Africa, Europe, and Asia with the countries in a word bank. Students label 36 countries.
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Traditions of the Netherlands

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore global traditions by analyzing photographs. In this European culture lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation containing many images of the Netherlands which students analyze and discuss. Students discover...
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Introducing Europe

For Students 6th - 8th
In this European geography worksheet, students respond to 42 multiple choice, matching, true/false, and short answer questions about European geography.
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Europe Map Quiz

For Students 6th - 11th
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 45 identification questions about the countries located in Europe. Students have 5 minutes to complete the quiz.
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High Middle Ages (1000-1200)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the High Middle Ages.
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Europe (1815-1848)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about European history between 1815 and 1848. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Europe 1871-1914

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, high schoolers respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the Europe between the years 1871 and 1914.
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Napoleonic Europe (1799-1815)

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, learners respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Europe (1848-1871)

For Students 8th - 12th
For this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about European history between 1848 and 1871.
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Europe Map Quiz (Hard)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 40 identification questions regarding European countries.
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Napoleonic Europe (1799-1815)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the Napoleonic Era in Europe. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Europe Political Map

For Students 7th - 12th
In this European map worksheet, students record the names of the 35 noted countries on a map. Students then list the capital cities of each of the 35 European countries.
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The Great Cathedrals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore cathedrals of the world. In this architecture lesson, students sketch the inside of cathedrals and examine their floor plans. Students also research and write about services that take place in cathedrals.
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Summer Festivals

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read about European holidays and then design their own creative festival. In this cultural awareness lesson, students use primary and secondary resources in order to uncover facts and practices that occur during European festivals.
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Europe Outline Map (Labled)

For Students 5th - 12th
In this blank outline map learning exercise, students study the political boundaries of the labeled European nations.
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Europe Map

For Students 5th - 10th
In this blank outline map worksheet, students explore the political boundaries of the continent of Europe. This map may be used in a variety of classroom activities.
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Blank Europe Outline Map 2

For Students 4th - 10th
In this blank outline map worksheet, students explore the political boundaries of the continent of Europe and those of the countries located there. This map may be used in a variety of classroom activities.
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European Map

For Students 4th - 10th
In this blank outline map activity, students explore the political boundaries of the continent of Europe and those of the countries located there.
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Blank Europe Outline Map

For Students 6th - 10th
In this blank outline map worksheet, students explore the political boundaries of the continent of Europe and those of the countries located there. This map may be used in a variety of classroom activities.
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European Country Map

For Students 4th - 10th
In this Europe political map worksheet, students examine the national boundaries.  The country names are labeled on the map.
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Map of Italy

For Students 4th - 6th
In this map of Italy worksheet, students find, color and label cities, surrounding countries, bodies of water and landforms in the country of Italy.
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The Renaissance, Background

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students are introduced to the Renaissance by viewing a PowerPoint presentation. In this Renaissance lesson, students locate the important countries and cities of the Renaissance. Students compare how it was in England from the rest of...
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Getting To Know Germany

For Students 7th - 8th
In  this getting to know Germany worksheet, learners use map skills (map not included) to answer 14 questions, then draw a map of Germany labeling the capital and major cities.
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Europe Outline Map

For Students 4th - 12th
In this outline map worksheet, students examine the political boundaries of the continent of Europe. The map may be used in variety of activities that individual teachers create to accompany it.
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Europe Outline Map

For Students 3rd - 10th
In this blank outline map worksheet, learners explore the political boundaries of the continent of Europe and those of the countries located there.
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Panorama of the European Union

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study the European Union. In this European Union activity, 6th graders go on a scavenger hunt in groups to find missing pieces to a worksheet. Students use their scavenger hunt to develop descriptions of the European...
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Thinking About Europe

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Europe learning exercise, students study a map of Europe. Following the example, students find three places and write their relative locations. Students write two paragraphs about what they know about Europe and what they would...
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Europe at Exploration 1500

For Teachers 6th - 11th
In this world empires and trade in 1500 worksheet, students examine a world empire map, world trade map, and Europe map. All maps display information from 1500.
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Europe 1914

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this Europe 1914 map worksheet, students note the 9 regions of the Europe labeled on the map and their relevance to World War II.
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Europe Physical Map

For Students 5th - 12th
In this Europe physical map activity, students make note of the major landforms and bodies of water located on the continent.
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Europe: Political Map

For Students 5th - 12th
In this Europe political map worksheet, students examine each country's boundaries. The map also highlights each of the nation's capitals with a star.
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Europe Labeled Map

For Students 5th - 12th
In this Europe political map worksheet, students examine the national boundaries. The map also highlights each of the nation's capitals with a star. The countries and capital cities in this map are labeled.
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European History Crossword Puzzle

For Students 11th - 12th
In this online interactive European history crossword puzzle worksheet, learners use the 8 clues to find the appropriate answers to complete the word puzzle.
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Europe Map

For Students 6th - 7th
In this world geography worksheet, students study the map of Europe and locate the 48 countries within the continent. Students write the names on the provided lines.
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Do Some Research

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science research worksheet, students utilize the Internet or a library to find the answer to a statement involving a mountain range located in southeastern Europe. Students write a short report on the mountain range on the lines...
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Geography A to Z - All Around Europe #3

For Students 7th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students complete seven questions relating to geographical place names in Europe.
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Geography A to Z - All Around Europe #1

For Students 7th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, learners complete seven questions that help to expand their knowledge and understanding of European place names.
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Geography A to Z - All Around Europe #2

For Students 7th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students complete seven questions that expand their knowledge and understanding of the European geographical names.
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Map Activities

For Students 6th - 9th
In this geography worksheet, students follow the directions and shade 3 different regions of a UK political map, shade European Union countries on a political map of Europe, match 4 physical feature of Africa to their descriptions, and...
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Europe Word Search

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are related to the continent of Europe and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Countries of Europe

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, middle schoolers find the words that are related to the countries of Europe and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Eastern Europe Key Terms

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are related to the continent of Europe and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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European Capitals

For Students 9th - 12th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are used to name different European capitals and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Countries in France

For Students 9th - 12th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the foreign language terms from France and the answers are found through clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
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European Capitals

For Students 4th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, learners identify and locate various countries in Europe to find their capital city. There are 23 countries in column one to match with the correct capital found in column two.
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Lesson Plan C16: European Tidal Surge: 1953

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use Europe in the Round software to investigate terrain of Eastern England and Western Netherlands, establish that both have areas of low- lying, flat land below sea level, and discuss cause and effects of extreme weather...
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Lesson Plan C26: Distance and Travel

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers analyze information in two-way tables to find distances and travel times, answer questions involving total journey times, practice calculating average speeds, and examine fuel consumption of cars, mileage allowance, and...
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Tourism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore, examine and investigate how the tourism industry affects the economy of different European countries. They assess place value, draw and interpret diagrams, critique the results of a statistical inquiry with tables and...
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Investigation of Standard of Living

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students assess a range of indicators to investigate 'standards of living' in northern and southern Europe. They compare and contrast the standard of living in the Northern European member states with that of those states in the South.
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Cost of living

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore the cost of living differences within Europe by interrogating data within tables and graphs. They investigate personal incomes, earnings of selected occupations, monthly earnings and incomes by education.
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Religious and Political Changes in Europe

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the Protestant Reformation and the Spanish Armada. After taking notes, they read an excerpt of their textbook and complete a worksheet. To end the lesson, they complete a timeline of the major events of both time...
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Mapping and Personifying Nations

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze the geography, actions, and relationships of countries involved in World War II. They create a map of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Pacific, and analyze and evaluate their self-made map of Europe and the...
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Spain and France Influence in Europe and in the New World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the conditions in France and Spain during the Middle Ages and the Discovery of America. In groups, they compare and contrast the political situations in both countries and what effect they had on the New World. To end...
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Claiming Land

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine several European maps with conflicting representations of the same geographic region. They uncover why different European nations produced different maps. In addition, they determine the role maps played in helping...
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The Panorama Of The European Union

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the existence of the European Union with the help of a map publication. They also brainstorm to think of terms related to the Union. Students write a summary that should conclude the European Union is a...
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European Union Map Quest

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify countries of the European Union. They locate countries of Europe on a map and pair with a student to complete a blank map of Europe. They label each country and complete worksheets for the European Union. They...
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Understanding Europe: A Cultural Mosaic (Theme 1)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners discuss the cultural similarities and differences found in Northen Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe and create daily journal entries charting their discoveries. This lesson is the First Part in a Four...
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Feudalism in Japan and Europe

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders participate in a series of lessons that compares and contrasts the history of feudalism in Europe and Japan. They conduct research in order to comprehend any differences or similarities.
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Exploring Virtual Europe

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research the geography, government, climate, history, economy, and culture of a European country. They select a country in Europe, explore various websites, and complete a worksheet.
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European Countries Research

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct Internet research to find information about their European country of their choice. Students create a PowerPoint presentation of their findings and present the information to the class.
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Back in Time - Next Stop the Middle Ages

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students are introduced to the Middle Ages through Powerpoint presentations and books. During the presentations students work on various reading skills by reading made up papers about the Middle Ages detailing certain events in history.
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What's Europe's Background?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students do a 'treasure hunt' on the Internet for answers to questions about classical Greece, classical Rome, and Medieval Europe. By the time they finish, they should have remembered some prior knowledge and acquired some new information!
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Trippin Through Europe

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the different countries of Europe. They research a specific European country. Students locate their country on a map of Europe. They fill out a passport application and identify German and French words.
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European Travelers

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the European travelers and culture. They create a travel brochure that presents a given European culture in an inviting format. Students analyze the cultures of various European countries and select one they would...
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Eurovision

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore Europe's comples cultural identity. Students consider if one song could represent all pop music tastes of Europe. In groups, young scholars plan an evening of entertainment. They design posters to promote the...
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Medieval Europe

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the structures of the civilizations in Medieval Europe. Using maps, they analyze the geography and climate in relationship to the ways of life in Europe during medieval times. They discuss the spread of Christianity and...
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Silk Roads Big Map

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students create an oversized map from Europe to East Asia. They include information such as Silk Roads, geographical features, major cities and cultural information on their map.
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Europe

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the reasons how and why the European Union was formed. They locate Europe on a map and identify the countries in the European Union. They create a tourist brochure for one of the countries.
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Country: Ireland

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students use the Internet to examine the history, castles, and folklore of Ireland. Photographs of sites are also included.
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Country: United Kingdom

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Pupils use the Internet to examine the food, sports and history of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. They view photographs and maps.
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The Changing Map of Europe

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study maps of Europe in 1914 and 1936 and explain the differences between the two.
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Three Wars Equal One New Country: Part 1

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore how and why Germany became a nation.
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Three Wars Equal One New Country: Part 2

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore how Germany became a country.
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Three Wars Equal One New Country: Part 3

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore the many reasons why and how Germany became a country.
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U.S. Enters World War I

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore the reasons why the United States entered into World War I and how that conflict effected the United States and Europe politically, economically and socially.
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The borders of Europe. Geographically location or cultural artifice?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discuss where they regard the boundaries of Europe to be. They raise their awareness that "Europe" may be more of a cultural construct than geographical defined continent.
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Life Inside Castle Walls

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students compare their life-style with the Middle Ages, create their own castles and end with a feast. They explore life in the Middle Ages, use their information and creativity to design a castle & a personal coat of arms; students...
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Rail Traffic Controller

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students locate the countries of origin for items imported to specific countries in Europe. They record the information they have found on a map and use symbols to customize the map and link countries that have economic interdependence.
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Dictator for the Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students experiment with being a dictator and sorting students into "desirable" and "undesirable" groups. They discuss freedoms and contrast U.S. government to dictatorships.
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A Visit to Bratislava

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the country of Bratislava. In this Eastern European lesson, 9th graders read an article and answer comprehension questions. Students create a presentation for their classmates on Bratislava.
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Geography Tag

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in a game to test their knowledge of world geography.  In this geography game lesson, 6th graders label maps of the U.S., Europe,and the seven continents. Students are divided into teams and play a tag game.
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I Spy with my Little Eye…

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read an article on Vienna. For this ESL lesson, students explore a recent incident between Russia and the United States, then complete several activities that reinforce the information in the article.
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A Crisis of Greek Proportions

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students evaluate a short article on the economic situation in Greece.  In this ESL lesson plan, students read an article as a class, then complete several activities that reinforce their reading, including a vocabulary assignment, a...