Evaluation of Events During the French Revolution

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How would you grade the events of the French Revolution? History class members evaluate the positive and negative impacts of eight pivotal events, including the Reign of Terror, the Meeting of the Estates General, and the Coronation at Notre Dame, before grading each event's effectiveness on an A-F scale.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Project the worksheet onto the board to model responses, and for learners to copy the graphic organizer into their notes
  • Split the class into eight groups of 3-4 students; have each group research a given event and present their evaluation to the rest of the class
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners should have prior knowledge of the French Revolution
Pros
  • Provides a writing rubric
  • Lesson is adaptable for mutiple classroom settings
Cons
  • None