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World History II SOL Review

World History II: Premium Lesson Plan-Review of Isms
Premium Lesson Plans: Review of Isms Student Worksheet : Student 40-question worksheet on important World History II ideas and “isms”. Answers to the ism worksheet are in a PowerPoint format.

World History II Review of Isms and Topics
World History II Review of Isms and Topics

World History II: Premium Lesson Plan- Review of Revolutions, Wars and Conflicts
Premium Lesson Plans: Review of Revolutions Wars and Conflicts :
 Student 47 question matching worksheet with word-bank on important World History II Wars, Conflicts, and Revolutions. Answers to the worksheet are in a PowerPoint format. 

Lesson Plans for World History II Review of Wars Conflicts and Revolutions

World History II Premium Lesson Plan-Review of People
Premium Lesson Plan World History II SOL Review of People : Student worksheet where students match-up 89 important people. Includes teacher answers.

World History Review of People
World History Review of People

World History II SOL online Practice Tests

Practice Test 1

Practice Test 2

World History II: Who am I Review?
Who Am I Review of World History II People with pictures: A PowerPoint guide with information about each person. Student’s then guess which person is being described. Complete with answers.

World History II SOL Review Packet

World History II SOL Packet Review: Complete Study Guide with all essential knowledge for year
World History II SOL Packet Review Student Questions: Questions for students to answer. Based on SOL Packet Review

 

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World Geography SOL Review Worksheets

World Geography SOL Review

World Geography SOL Review Worksheets:

World Geography SOL Review Worksheets: Powerpoint, worksheets, handouts, and review materials for reviewing World Geography.

Premium Lesson Plans: Unit Study Guides

Premium Lesson Plan World Geography 1st Nine Weeks Review :Study guide with questions related to material taught in the first 9 weeks.

Premium Lesson Plan: Asia World Geography Review: Study Guide/Review Worksheet that covers South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia. Includes student questions and six maps.

Premium Lesson Plan: Sub-Sahara World Geography Review: Study Guide/Review Worksheet for Sub-Sahara Africa. Includes student questions and a physical map.

Premium Lesson Plan: Europe World Geography Review: Study Guide/Review Worksheet for Europe. Includes student questions and political and physical maps.

Premium Lesson Plan: Russian and Central Asia World Geography Review: Study Guide/Review Worksheet for Russia and Central Asia. Includes physical map.

Premium Lesson Plan: Central and South America Study Guide/Review worksheet for Central and South America. Includes student questions and a combined physical and political map.

Middle East and North Africa

North America

Premium Lesson Plan: World Religions Review: Study Guide/Review worksheet that covers the major world religions with a focus on Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Includes student questions and three images. No maps are included.

World Geography SOL Review Worksheets Non-premium

World Geography Study Guide Human Geography: Review of Human Geography.

World Geography Third Nine Weeks Review: Study guide with questions related to material taught in the third 9 weeks.

Website Review:

Online Geography Practice Test 1:  Multiple Choice Practice Test 1 that includes answers

Online Geography Practice Test 2: Multiple Choice Practice Test 2 that includes answers

Packet Trivia Questions:
Trivia questions for students to use with their Review Packet.

World Geography Trivia Questions Part 1 : Part one of review questions. 30 questions.

World Geography Trivia Questions Part 2 :Part two of review questions. 30 questions.

World Geography Trivia Questions Part 3 :Part three of review questions. 30 questions.

World Geography Trivia Questions Answers :Answers for the above trivia questions.

 

SOL Review Packets:
Packets that include review materials.

World Geography SOL Review Packet:Study materials that include essential knowledge, maps, and questions.

World Geography SOL Review Packet Key: Key to the above review packet.

World Geography SOL Word Bank Review : Review packet that includes questions from all the World Geography SOLs. For each set of questions, students are given a word bank to select answers from. Includes Answers.

WG SOL Parent Review Pages: Generic SOL Review Packet that includes all essential knowledge.

SOL Review Handouts:
These are the handouts included in the What I Need To Know books:

World Religions Handout : Handout that discusses major world religions.

Types of Govt handout :Handout that discusses major world government types and economies.

Major areas of Conflict handout :Handout that discusses major areas of conflict in the world.

Cultural Geography Review:

Cultural Geography Review: Powerpoint that shows pictures of different cultural features. Includes answers. Linked to my dropbox account.

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Stock Market Game Lesson Plans Virginia SOL

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Stock Market Game Lesson Plans Virginia SOL

The Stock Market Game is sponsored by the Virgina Council on Economic Education. As someone who has won district twice in Virginia for the Stock Market Game I wanted to share some resources I use with my students.

The Stock Market Game is reserved for my Senior Government classes. They do not have a state-test to take and it is easier to plan the time it takes to set-up and play. The Stock Market Game has a cost associated with it. For the past five years I have always found the money by applying for various grants particularly through Bayport Credit Union: Bayport Credit Union Grant.

To set-up the Stock Market Game I plan a curriculum that teaches students the basics of the game, how to read financial information, how to compare stocks, and how to search for stocks.

1. Stock Market Game Introduction Activities
The first activity is an outline of key vocabulary terms, what the stock market is etc. I also explain to students WHY we are doing this and how to win. I use a KWL Chart, notes, reading, and videos:

KWL Chart: Students create a 3-column sheet. The Topic is the Stock Market. Students fill in what they know and what they want to know about it. They will fill in the “L” column with what they learned about the Stock Market after the game is over.

SMG Introduction Notes : Introduction note sheet students fill in.

SMG Introduction Powerpoint: Introduction powerpoint in the Stock Market and the Stock Market Game.

Business and Investment in Market Economy Reading : Reading activity with questions for students to answer. I normally create a classroom set. We read it in class.

Stock Market Video(Youtube) and Stock Market Video Questions :  I’ve tried finding various stock market videos that give a good generally outline of how it works. The best I have found is from the 1950s/1960s which, as reflective of the times, comes across as sexist and lacks diversity. I’ve included it but if someone knows of a better video please let me know.

2. Quiz:
After the introduction is complete I normally give the students a quiz over the information. Either I make the quiz-up or I use a quiz given by the Stock Market Game. Note: These quizzes may be out of date.

Stock Market Rules Quiz : Quiz over stock market and stock market game rules.

Stock Market Rules Quiz Answers  : Answers of above quiz.

3. Stock Market Game Skills:
The next activities involve learning how to read stock information and how to search for it. I encourage students to use NYSE , NASADAQ ,or Google Finance to search for stock market information.

Jim’s Birthday Present Activity : I use this as a review of the above information. They brainstorm companies in bold. These will be used later on.

How to Interpret Stock Data from Internet:  A handout with important stock terms. Students read the terms, discuss the terms and then fill in an example below using the stocks they brainstormed. Note: You may need to make modifications of this handout to reflect what is actually displayed on the stock page.

Stock Market Newspaper and Internet Analysis : A handout that walks students how to read financial information on a newspaper and on the internet. They should focus on the stocks they brainedstormed. Note: You may need to make modifications of this handout to reflect what is actually displayed on the stock page.

4. Stock Market Game Skill Practice:
When students are finished analyzing stocks. I give them their research sheets. Student’s will be divided into teams and will need to take on different roles. In these activities students are to practice their roles. They complete worksheets using the stocks the brainstormed. Depending on how much time you have you can assign all of them, combine them together, or assign a couple on each page. When students are done you could discuss which stocks they think will go up or down depending on their data.

Stock Market Game Roles : Description of team roles.

Technical Economic Research Coordinator : Quantitative Research Role (looking at numbers)

Basic Economic Research Coordinator : Qualitative Research Role (looking for news)

Sector Industry Worksheet : This worksheet can be done at the end of class or at the start of next class. It will introduce students to sector industries. Students can place their brainstormed stocks in the right sector and then conduct research and add additional stocks into the different sectors.

5a. Assigning Teams and Picking a Stock Market Game Name:
The final part before the game begins is to have students select their team name and assign roles of: Director, Technical, and Basic. If the group has 4 students I usually give another technical research sheet. I inform students that roles will rotate every two weeks.

Choosing a SMG Name Powerpoint: Powerpoint on creating a name

I normally assign students into teams of 3-4 individuals. Each class usually has about 8 teams. Each team gets a folder. Taped to the inside of the folder are their names and their team’s Stock Market Game password. Inside that folder is the following:

Stock Market Game Directions :An outline of the basic directions of the game. Note: these directions may have changed.

Director Record of Transactions: Director Role (completes a record of transactions of each day)

Technical Economic Research Coordinator : Quantitative Research Role (looking at numbers)

Basic Economic Research Coordinator : Qualitative Research Role (looking for news).

Note: If you are familiar with Google Docs you might be able to set-up/have students use Google Docs to enter their information.

5b. Create Name
To build their team they read over the Team Guidelines sheet and come-up with a name:

Team Building Guidelines : Guidelines for building a team.

5c. Logo Creation:
Once they have their name and I have approved it they create a logo and write their names on their folder.

5d: Consensus Chart
Upon completion of their name and logo I have each person in the group complete a consensus chart. Student’s grade each other using the following rubric.
4 person consensus chart :
Rubric for students to grade each other.

6: Running the Stock Market Game and Grading

I usually run the stock market game in my class during school hours. I teach for about half the period and then let the students play the game. I try for having the students play the game at least twice a week. I do not get involved in what they are investing in. I let the students succeed or fail on their own. After all this is a learning activity. I aim to have students work on their stocks either on Monday or Friday of the week.

Grading: Their Stock Market Game grade is based on students grading themselves using the Consensus Sheet. I take an average of the grades. I also assign them an individual participation grade as well.

Sometimes I play Bloomberg Business while they are working.  I also allow students to use their phones as students will download Stock Market Apps.

7. Other Activities

Warren Buffet Lesson Plan: A brief mini lesson plan on Warren Buffet. Student’s are introduced to Warren Buffet and why he is important. Student’s are encourage to try to invest in one of his companies OR a company he has invested in.

Investwrite: Students write an essay in  response to an investment topic. These are competitive with awards and prizes given.

I also have students do research on a company they would like to work for. They present their findings to the class.

8. Advice

SMG Advice by Seniors : Some advice from my former students on playing the Stock Market Game.

9. Finishing up

At the end of the game, students complete the “Learn” part of their KWL chart. Student’s also write an essay (2-5 paragraphs) on what they learned. Alternatively, you could have them respond to the Invest Write essay without actually submitting it in.

10. Pictures

2014 1st Place in Stock Market Game District
2014 1st Place High School District winners in Stock Market Game. From Left to Right- Ruth Cookson Program Director for Economic Education at Old Dominion University; my students; Me

Stock Market Game News Article announcing Winners:
http://www.hampton.k12.va.us/news/bhsstock.html#.VO9GA0bqmu4

 

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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 10a

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 10a: World War One

Standard WH II: The student will demonstrate knowledge of the worldwide impact of World War I.

Objectives: Explaining economic causes, political causes, and major events and identifying major leaders of the war, with emphasis on Woodrow Wilson and Kaiser Wilhelm II.

Lesson Plans
Introduction: A Bell-ringer activity
Notes: Students copy-down and discuss teacher generated notes
Activities: Students complete various in class activities to support learning including video analysis, maps, charts, diagrams, graphic organizers, worksheets, text-book questions, group discussion, KWL Charts etc.
Assessment: Informal, Formal, Exit-Questions, Teacher Questioning. Quizzes, Tests, Projects

Essential Knowledge:
Causes of World War I
• Alliances that divided Europe into competing camps
• Nationalistic feelings
• Diplomatic failures
• Imperialism
• Competition over colonies
• Militarism
Major events
• Assassination of Austria’s Archduke Ferdinand
• United States enters the war
• Russia leaves the war
Major leaders
• Woodrow Wilson
• Kaiser Wilhelm II

Activities That Support Lesson Plans

All Quiet on the Western Front : Viewing Guide for All Quiet on the Western Front (1930 version)
All Quiet Western Front Literature Lesson Plan : Accompanying literature plan
WW1 Weapons: Analysis of World War One Weapons
WW1 Soldier: Analysis of Soldier Life in World War One
WW1 Causes : Analysis of World War One Causes
Causes of World War 1: Analysis of World War One Causes
WWI Trench Warfare Simulation : Classroom Simulation for World War One
World War One Journal Project Entries: Journaling Writing Assignment on being a WW1 Soldier
Trench Warfare: Analysis of Trench Warfare fighting
Trenchrats: Analysis of Trench Rats and soldier hardship in World War One
Trenchfoot : Analysis of Trench Foot and soldier hardship in World War One
Bodylice :Analysis of Body Lice and soldier hardship in World War One
Somme : Analysis of the Battle of the Somme
Trench Warfare and Battle of Somme Analysis: Combined analysis of Trench Warfare and Battle of the Somme
Lions led by donkeys: Analysis of Sir Douglas Haig and the concept of Attrition

WW1 and Aftermath Questions: Powerpoint for use with WW1 and Aftermath Video.
Note: Questions are only available for the first 15-minutes of video.

All Quiet on Western Front 1930 Film
https://archive.org/details/All.Quiet.On.The.Western.Front.1930

Note: The above activities are best used with the Virginia Prentice Hall World History: The Modern Era textbook.

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World History II Lesson Plans SOL 2b

World History II Lesson Plans SOL 2b: Renaissance

Standard WH II:
2b The student will demonstrate an understanding of the political, cultural, geographic, and economic conditions in the world about 1500 A.D. (C.E.)
Objectives
Describing artistic, literary, and intellectual ideas of the Renaissance
Lesson Plans
Introduction: A Bell-ringer activity
Notes: Students copy-down and discuss teacher generated notes
Activities: Students complete various in class activities to support learning including video analysis, maps, charts, diagrams, graphic organizers, worksheets, text-book questions, group discussion, KWL Charts etc.
Assessment: Informal, Formal, Exit-Questions, Teacher Questioning. Quizzes, Tests, Projects
Essential Knowledge:
Renaissance
• “Rebirth” of classical knowledge;
“birth” of the modern world
• Spread of the Renaissance from the
Italian city-states to northern Europe
Contributions of the Renaissance
• Accomplishments in the visual arts:
Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci
• Accomplishments in literature
(sonnets, plays, essays): Shakespeare
• Accomplishments in intellectual ideas (humanism): Erasmus

Activities That Support Lesson Plans

Desiderius Erasmus Primary Source Reading

VIPs of the Renaissance Reading

Note: The above activities are best used with the Virginia Prentice Hall World History: The Modern Era textbook.

 

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