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Humanities Bundle (Ancient Civilizations, Religions and Wonders of the World)

Humanities Bundle (Ancient Civilizations, Religions and Wonders of the World)

This bundle includes three worksheets: Ancient Civilizations Religions Wonders of the World The units include a large variety of fun activities and exercises about various aspects. Lots of informative exercises and fun puzzles (crosswords, word searches, word chops and many others) are included to make it a fun class. The answers and answer sheets are included. You might also like these worksheets: Africa The Middle East China Egypt Greece Christianity Islam Geography Bundle

By willemmacau

U.S. History: ~7 Lesson~  Gallery Walk Collection

U.S. History: ~7 Lesson~ Gallery Walk Collection

You are purchasing 7 complete Gallery Walk Activities to use in your U.S. History class. You can buy each of these individually in my store or save over $13 by buying these lessons as a BUNDLE! A Gallery Walk is an activity in which your students will examine museum-like exhibits that you place around the classroom in order to complete their assignment. It is a fun way to present the information and it gets your class up and moving in an organized way- a fun break from lecture! All Museum Exhibits and corresponding student sheets are included in these products! Life in the 1950’s Gallery Walk In this Gallery Walk Activity, your students will examine the major events surrounding Life in the 1950's (and Cold War era) in the United States. Topics covered include: Red Scare, Duck and Cover, Women's roles, Pop Culture (Elvis Presley and I Love Lucy), new technology (TV, satellite), Interstate Highway System, Levitt Housing, Baby Boom, white collar work and MORE! Red Scare: McCarthyism Gallery Walk In this Gallery Walk Activity, your students will examine the major events surrounding the Red Scare/McCarthyism in the United States during the Cold War. Topics covered include: HUAC, McCarthy, Hollywood 10, Rosenberg's, Alger Hiss, and MORE *Note this lesson requires student internet access U.S. Imperialism 1860-1920: A Gallery Walk In this activity, students analyze and examine 9 EXHIBITS, that contain multiple primary and secondary source based documents, political cartoons and excerpts related to U.S. Imperialism. As students examine each EXHIBIT they are required to answer comprehension questions about the exhibit and record their answers on a graphic organizer. Students will also deepen their understanding of U.S. Imperialism by reading and annotating an article on the topic. TOPICS ADDRESSED IN THIS LESSON: Purchase of Alaska, Annexation of Hawaii, Acquisition of Guam, Puerto Rico, Philippines, Cuba following the Spanish American War, Open Door Policy, Trade with Japan (Matthew Perry), and MORE.....All Materials are INCLUDED in this packet! You are purchasing: U.S. Imperialism EXHIBIT materials for 9 stations, U.S. Imperialism Article, all student handouts/graphic organizers and STEP-BY-STEP teacher directions for how to conduct the lesson. Meets Common Core Standards and students actually ENJOY this lesson, I use it every year! The Vietnam War: A Power-point & Gallery Walk In this 35 page/slide product, you have everything you need to conduct a highly interactive lesson on the topic: “How did Americans view the Vietnam War”? This product download includes: a full color (highly visual) power-point, 6 student worksheets/graphic organizers, 13 Gallery Walk “Station Placards”, Step by Step Teacher Directions, and Teacher Answer Key. In this lesson your students will: 1) Take Cornell Notes on the basics of Vietnam while the teacher projects the power-point. 2) Walk around the room to examine 13 different interactive stations about how Americans viewed Vietnam. Students will examine each station, scan the QR code (or visit the website if they don’t have a smart-phone) and complete the questions. They LOVE this part! 3) Read an article about how a Vietnam Veteran views the Vietnam War and complete reading questions using the Reading Anchor Standards. (worksheet provided) 4) Be creative and complete a fun -to- write Diamante Poem comparing Doves to Hawks as an assessment/exit card. Manifest Destiny & Westward Expansion Gallery Walk In this Gallery Walk Activity, your students will examine the major events surrounding Manifest Destiny and America's westward expansion. Your students will learn how each territory was obtained by the U.S. Government (from Atlantic Ocean to Pacific Ocean) and how the U.S. achieved its Manifest Destiny! Topics covered include: Original 13 Colonies, Louisiana Purchase, Mexican- American War, Annexation of Texas, Oregon Trail, Gadsden Purchase and MORE! **Note this lesson requires student internet access to complete as a “gallery walk”, preferably using a QR Code reader on their phones (free APP) OR access to 2 computers/tablets. WWII on the Home front: A Gallery Walk Activity In this lesson your students will complete a Gallery Walk activity about the effect WWII had on Americans at home. Some topics covered are: Rosie the Riveter, Tuskegee Airmen, Navajo Code Talkers, Japanese Internment, factory conversion, Bracero Program and MORE! Columbus' Exploration of the New World: A Document Based Gallery Walk This 15 page activity includes everything you need to have your students examine the "Journal of the first voyage of Columbus". Your students will walk around the classroom (Gallery Walk) to examine short excerpts of Columbus' journal. They will then "graffiti" the excerpts around the room following specific guidelines (direction slide included). Students will then complete a graphic organizer that requires students to cite evidence about how Columbus: described the New World/Native culture, and the motivations for/results of exploration. Creative EXIT CARD activity included! Great introduction to a United States History course on the "Birth of America" or to use in a World History unit on Exploration.

By learningisapassion

Millionaire Quiz! (The Aztecs Edition)

Millionaire Quiz! (The Aztecs Edition)

High-quality gameshow about the Aztecs, featuring sound effects and background music. This fully interactive high-quality gameshow features all the exciting sounds, background music and drama of the TV show. Each possible answer is linked to either a pass or fail screen indicating the amount of money ‘won’. A free trial of my best-in-class version is available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/millionaire-quiz-free-trial-edition-11697409 There are 15 questions, testing children's knowledge of: - Gods and Goddesses - Chocolate - War - Important historical events - Geography - and more! Please see my shop for other gameshows, worksheets, activities and time-saving ideas. All feedback is welcome so please do comment and rate. N.B The original logos for Who Wants to be a Millionaire are property of Sony Pictures Television. For this reason they have not been included, but a similar non-trademarked version has.

By GalvaniseEDU

Year 6  Mayan city-building  game  and teaching notes

Year 6 Mayan city-building game and teaching notes

This is an exciting city-building game set at the height of Mayan civilisation in which children strive to build the most extravagant temple through expanding their cities. This game will give children a hands-on experience of how settlements develop, especially the interdependence that is present in large human settlements. It provides children with human geography objectives as well as providing a great basis for some non-fiction writing afterwards (ideas, templates and activities are provided). This pack includes game rules, game tokens, ideas for non-fiction writing, templates for non-fiction writing.

By jetc

PBL- Pearson's Reading Street's Unit Project "BoomTown"

PBL- Pearson's Reading Street's Unit Project "BoomTown"

Students will be able to: 1. Identify the characteristics of a boom town 2. Describe a boom town 3. Interconnect a boom town to a growing economy 4. List businesses connected to boom towns ELL: Ell's will be able to discern the traits of boom towns and identify jobs related to boom towns. Also, the definition to typically hard words will be explained to them: cooper, miller, blacksmith, tanner. History: Connections between old jobs and last names.

By herappleness

Maya Civilization Crossword Puzzle

Maya Civilization Crossword Puzzle

This crossword puzzle on the Maya Civilization is a fun vocabulary review for students and contains the following: 1. Blank Version without word bank 2. Blank Version with word bank 3. Answer Key Vocabulary Words: ♦ Codex ♦ El Castillo ♦ Glyphs ♦ Itzamna ♦ Kukulkan ♦ Kul ahau ♦ Pacal the Great ♦ Pedro de Alvarado ♦ Stelae

By ScienceSpot

Inca Empire Crossword Puzzle

Inca Empire Crossword Puzzle

This crossword puzzle on the Inca Empire is a fun vocabulary review for students and contains the following: 1. Blank Version without word bank 2. Blank Version with word bank 3. Answer Key Vocabulary Words: ♦ Atahualpa ♦ Coricancha ♦ Francisco Pizarro ♦ Inti ♦ Machu Picchu ♦ Manco Capac ♦ Pachacuti ♦ Sapa Inca ♦ Tokapu ♦ Villac Umu ♦ Viracocha

By ScienceSpot

U.S. History: The Original Americans ~ A Power-point & Map Activity~

U.S. History: The Original Americans ~ A Power-point & Map Activity~

This full color ,with pictures, 30 slide power-point is a great intro to the 13 Original colonies. I use this to remind students of how people first populated North America and make the connection to the 13 British colonies in America. Students will briefly review topics like: Beringia, the Vikings exploration, Silk Road problems leading to exploration,Columbus, the European race to the New World and the Triangular Trade system. After this lecture your students will remember the events that precipitated the British Colonies/Founding of the USA. This lesson also includes a map activity and all student handouts.

By learningisapassion

Columbus' Exploration of the New World: A Document Based Activity

Columbus' Exploration of the New World: A Document Based Activity

This 15 page activity includes everything you need to have your students examine the "Journal of the first voyage of Columbus". Your students will walk around the classroom (Gallery Walk) to examine short excerpts of Columbus' journal. They will then "graffiti" the excerpts around the room following specific guidelines (direction slide included). Students will then complete a graphic organizer that requires students to cite evidence about how Columbus: described the New World/Native culture, and the motivations for/results of exploration. Creative EXIT CARD activity included! Great introduction to a United States History course on the "Birth of America" or to use in a World History unit on Exploration. COMMON CORE ACTIVITY ***Step-by-step teacher directions included***

By learningisapassion

Mayan Life: ~ A Primary Source Jigsaw Activity ~

Mayan Life: ~ A Primary Source Jigsaw Activity ~

In this 11 page packet, your students have everything they need to complete a Primary Source Jigsaw Activity about Mayan Life using excerpts from the recollections of Diego de Landa, a Spanish priest living among the Maya in 1562. Aspects of Mayan life addressed are: Land of the Maya, Agriculture, Fashion, Social Structure, Food, Entertainment, Religion and Mayan reaction to Spanish arrival. Your students will: 1) Work in groups to read a 1 page primary source reading about a particular aspect of Mayan life. 2) In their groups they will answer their assigned discussion questions and record their answers on a graphic organizer. 3) Move to different groups where 1 person from each Reading Group will be present to “teach” the rest of their group about their topic. 4) Complete an Exit Card Activity so that their learning can be individually assessed. **All Materials are included. Teacher Step- by- Step Directions are included.

By learningisapassion

What is Slavery?

What is Slavery?

An introduction to slavery lesson. Looks at modern day slavery before moving on to look at the origins of Transatlantic Slavery.

By MrHolmes8