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Russia 1917- mid 1920s

Russia 1917- mid 1920s

Includes all events from 1917 February Revolution to the New economic policy and Bolsheviks consolidation of power in detail.,

By livrayner21

Gilded Age: Who were the Muckrakers of the Gilded Age? Student Activity

Gilded Age: Who were the Muckrakers of the Gilded Age? Student Activity

In this 9 page packet (2 student worksheets and 7 reading handouts) your students will have everything they need to examine the contributions of the following Muckrakers at the turn of the century: Ida Tarbell, Upton Sinclair, Nellie Bly, Jacob Riis, and Samuel Hopkins Adams. Students can read about each of these muckrakers and then complete a graphic organizer about the contributions of each. The second student worksheet requires students to answer critical thinking questions about the primary source excerpts included. Great follow-up assignment to a lecture on the Industrialization/Gilded Age. Perfect lesson for homework or classwork. All materials are included.

By learningisapassion

Nazi Germany: treatment of Jews

Nazi Germany: treatment of Jews

Students explore the treatment of minorities and especially Jews in Nazi Germany. They can also discuss the prevalence of prejudice in the modern world, where it exists and how/why it exists.

By Shabana21

Harlem Renaissance: Life in the 1920's Graphic Organizer

Harlem Renaissance: Life in the 1920's Graphic Organizer

What was life like for African Americans in the 1920's? Your students can use the class textbook or internet to complete this 1 page graphic organizer about life during the Harlem Renaissance. Teacher answer key is included. **This graphic organizer is INCLUDED in my product, "Harlem Renaissance Power point and Group Challenge Activities" as well.

By learningisapassion

U.S. History: Examining Both Sides of the Scopes "Monkey" Trial Activity

U.S. History: Examining Both Sides of the Scopes "Monkey" Trial Activity

In this 3 page activity, students will read a basic overview of the Scopes Trial, read arguments of the prosecution and defense, examine political cartoons from the period and listen to a SONG! Students will then use the information (primary source excerpts of Darrow and Bryan are included) in the packet to answer critical thinking questions about the event. Also included are the directions for an OPTIONAL EXTENSION assignment using the internet. Great front-loading or review assignment…could be used as classwork or homework.

By learningisapassion

AQA 8145 - America 1920-70 Part 3: Post-War America

AQA 8145 - America 1920-70 Part 3: Post-War America

9 lessons covering all required content for Part 3 of America 1920-70 - Post-War America. Content includes: Post-war boom and American Dream Rock and roll and the 'teenager' McCarthyism Civil Rights in the 1950s and 60s The role of King Black Power Kennedy and Johnson Feminism

By LauraMeadowcroft

AQA 8145 America  1920-70: What was the feminist movement and was it successful?

AQA 8145 America 1920-70: What was the feminist movement and was it successful?

Two lesson sequence exploring the feminist movement in the 1960s. Whiteboard starter recapping position of women in 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s, video and note sheet (hyperlinked) showing issues facing women and how they protested in the 1960s, timeline creation (carousel activity) showing key legislation/events ( equal pay act, NOW, Women Bill of Rights, ERA, Roe v Wade) with key information included, interpretations grid analysing contrasting views on the impact of feminism - allows scaffolded planning for the first three interpretations questions (how differ, why differ and which is most convincing), comparison plenary of campaigns - civil rights or feminism: similarities and differences and which was most successful and why.

By LauraMeadowcroft