In walking through the warehouse yesterday, I was reminded of one of the first projects I ever worked on for Performance Education: Map & Timeline of World Religions. Not only is it a great addition to your classroom decor, but combined with today’s free lesson plan, it makes for a great overview of the major [...]
Identify the location and describe the rise of the Roman Republic, including the importance of such mythical and historical figures as Aeneas, Romulus and Remus, Cincinnatus, Julius Caesar and Cicero. What are the 5 Themes of Ancient Rome’s Geography? Download the free lesson plan. Please note, this lesson will be removed on 6/26/12.
What would school be like if their school was run by one of these Reformation characters?
2. Martin Luther
3. John Calvin
4. Henry VIII
5. William Tyndale
6. Pope Leo X
U.S. government videos: FedFlix http://www.archive.org/details/FedFlix I watched the one from the Defense Department: “Defeated People” about Germany, 1946.
It’s the Sweet 16 of The World History Tournament of Champions. Join us in voting to find out which of these “players” (historical figures) had the greatest impact on World History.
We have 68 “players” for a field of 64. Time for a few play-in games. Please help us by determining who should be in the tournament. Remember, we are looking for the most influential person in history – and that is not necessarily the most popular or nicest person. Influence, who has more? Two technology [...]
Round II Voting is halfway through – a few thoughts: Moses vs. Hammurabi – Moses as expected is knocking this one out of the park. Kinda tough to see Hammurabi go out so early, but when you meet a powerhouse like Moses, its kinda inevitable. Socrates vs. Homer – Homer is asking lots of questions [...]
March is Women’s History Month and Encyclopedia Britannica has a great article and bios on 300 women who changed the world. For millennia, women have left their mark on the world, at times changing the course of history and at other times influencing small but significant spheres of life. Only in the past century, however, [...]
Theoretically, this lesson should be taught at the beginning of the school year. In practice, it is perfect for November. By now, students are deep into history. And can appreciate both the question and the answers. Why not try this lesson the week of Thanksgiving! It’s a short week – and this makes a great [...]
Yesterday was the 90th anniversary of the end of World War I. On November 11, 1918, World War I came to an end. Both sides declared a ceasefire. Armistice means “ceasefire.” (Months later, a peace treaty was drawn up.) From then on, the U.S. celebrated a national holiday on November 11th. At first, it was [...]
Have your students already run out of gas? Here’s a fun lesson for homework! 1. Photos: Events that changed the world. 2. Videos: Events that changed the world. 3. Time Magazine’s Top 100: Which people and events would YOU choose? Take a look at these FREE lessons!
I’m not sure how coincidental it is – but I’m finding so many news stories this week that would fit right in with an Indiana Jones plot. Enjoy . . . Ancient Christian Shrine Possibly Found in Jordan The Looting of Machu Pichu? Egypt Uncovers ‘Missing’ Pyramid of a Pharaoh Britain’s Atlantis: the search for [...]
Sorry that it has taken us so long to get these results in viewable place. Brandon had planned absences this month and I had emergency ones! Without further ado . . . Click to enlarge. Nothing too shocking about the final results, but still there were great matchups throughout. We learned a great deal about [...]