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Architectural Landmarks in Paris - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in Paris - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Paris, France and the individuals who created them. Students choose the landmarks they will research and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a newspaper using Web 2.0 tools (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric
innovationsintechnology
Speeches

Speeches

At least a couple of lessons worth of material here on speech writing - looking at both reading and writing skills. Extracts from William Wilberforce and Martin Luther King Jnr included. Relevant historical context and activities included in PowerPoint.
mikeboyd
Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States- Document Based Question

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States- Document Based Question

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In other words, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Riots Include 1898 Wilmington 1906 Atlanta 1917 St. Louis 1919 Red Summer Chicago 1921 Tulsa, OK 1943 Detriot 1964 Harlem, NY 1964 LA, Watts 1967 Newark, NJ 1968 Baltimore 1991 Crown Heights, NY 1992 LA- Rodney King 2014 Ferguson, Missouri 2015- Baltimore
Linni0011
What is Significance?

What is Significance?

Lesson designed for younger students, introducing the concept of significance. The lesson is clear and easy to follow and is full of activities and discussion opportunities.
MrTHistory
Growing Bundle! Native American Peoples

Growing Bundle! Native American Peoples

This bundle is small at the moment but it will grow! Grab a bargain at over 20% off these three resources. This bundle contains a lesson on the religions of the Native Plains Tribes, a source based enquiry on why Europeans went to he Americas in the 15th/16th centuries and a full GCSE standard lesson on the Native American Civil Rights Movement.
PerfidiaBlackheart
KS3 History, WW1 : How accurate are misconceptions about the trenches?

KS3 History, WW1 : How accurate are misconceptions about the trenches?

KS3 History The First World War, WW1, Trenches Fully resources lesson investigating misconceptions about trench warfare on the Western Front Testing students own misconceptions and those in media by use of research and analysis of the diaries of veteran Reg Wilkes. Used in preparation for an exam question based on lesson title next lesson, could easily be added to this lesson. Embedded video included. All lesson activities and resources included. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
MrThorntonTeach
Special Days - This Day In History - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - BUNDLE!

Special Days - This Day In History - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - BUNDLE!

This bundle includes four different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts describe different "Special Days" like Mother's Day and Freedom of Information Day giving a historical background to how this day came to be celebrated! After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
"A History Of..." - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

"A History Of..." - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

This bundle includes four different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts through time / history... After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Holocaust Memorial Day Postcard Project

Holocaust Memorial Day Postcard Project

These materials will help you to take part in the national postcard writing project for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018. This can be delivered as a lesson or be provided as a self-led activity at an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. You can order your postcards at www.hmd.org.uk/postcards.
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