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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 13d

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 13d: Cold War People

Standard WH II: The student will demonstrate knowledge of major events in the second half of the twentieth century by

Objectives: describing major contributions of selected world leaders in the second half of the twentieth century, including Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Deng Xiaoping.

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
Indira Gandhi
• Closer relationship between India and the Soviet Union during the Cold War
• Developed nuclear program
Margaret Thatcher
• British prime minister
• Free trade and less government regulation of business
• Close relationship with United States and U.S. foreign policy
• Assertion of United Kingdom’s military power
Mikhail Gorbachev
• Glasnost and perestroika
• Fall of the Berlin Wall
• Last president of Soviet Union
Deng Xiaoping
• Reformed Communist China’s economy to a market economy leading to rapid economic growth
• Continued communist control of government

Activities that Support Lesson Plans

Cold War Match: Lesson Plan from Teacher Pay Teachers

Indira Gandhi Biography Reading: Student reading on biography. Students answer questions.

Ronald Reagan and End of the Cold War: Lesson Plan for use with video below.

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Lesson Plans World History II 13a Collapse of Communism

Lesson Plans World History II 13a: Collapse of Communism

Standard WH II: Lesson Plans World History II 13a-The student will demonstrate knowledge of major events in the second half of the twentieth century by

Objectives: Explaining key events of the Cold War, including the competition between the American and Soviet economic and political systems and the causes of the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.
Note: I tend to break SOL 13a into two parts. One part is on the causes of the Cold War. The other is on the causes of the Cold War ending.

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:
Collapse of communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
• Soviet economic collapse
• Nationalism in Warsaw Pact countries
• Tearing down of Berlin Wall
• Breakup of the Soviet Union
• Expansion of NATO

Activities that Support Lesson Plans:

Lesson Plans World History II 13a-To analyze the collapse of Communism I put students into groups. They analyze the documents below and complete the questions. Students rotate around to different stations, analyze the documents, and complete the questions.

Premium Lesson Plans- What Killed the Cold War: A Reading and Map Analysis Worksheet.

Blue Jeans and Rock and Roll Reading: A reading on Blue Jeans, Rock and Roll and the desire for consumer goods led to the collapse of communism.

Nine Days The Pope John Paul II visits Poland Reading: A reading on Pope John Paul II’s visit to Poland.

Solidarity Movement in Poland Reading: Student reading on Solidarity

Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan Reading: Student reading on Russian invasion of Afghanistan.

Gorbachev Biography Reading: Student Reading on Gorbachev. Touches on glasnost and perestroika.

Cold War Ending Document Analysis: Student handout with questions.

Communism and Toilet Paper: Student reading on Communism, Long Lines, and Toilet Paper.

 

Collapse of the Soviet Union Readings Worksheet Cartoons: An analysis of communism’s collapse using cartoons.

Ronald Reagan: Below are some lesson plans I have used in the past regarding Ronald Reagan’s role:
Did Ronald Reagan End the Cold War? Inquiry Activity: One type that focuses on Ronald Reagan.

Did Ronald Reagan End the Cold War? Inquiry Activity: Second type that focuses on Ronald Reagan.

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World History II SOL Review

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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.

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World History II Review of Isms and Topics

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 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. 

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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.

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World History Review of People

World History II SOL online Practice Tests

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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.

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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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Lesson Plan World History II SOL 11b

Lesson Plan World History II SOL 11b: Worldwide Great Depression

Standard: The student will demonstrate knowledge of political, economic, social, and cultural developments during the Interwar Period

Objective: Cite causes and assessing the impact of worldwide depression in the 1930s.

Essential Knowledge

Causes of the Worldwide Great Depression
-German reparations
-Expansion of production capacities and dominance of the United States in the global economy
-High protective tariffs
-Excessive expansion of credit
-Stock Market Crash of 1929

Impact of worldwide depression
-High unemployment in industrial countries
-Bank failures and collapse of credit
-Collapse of prices in world trade
-Nazi Party’s growing importance in Germany; Nazi Party’s blame of European Jews for economic collapse

Activities

Great Depression Data. Note: Data is taken from the Great Depression part of the unit. Students are put into groups and using their data analysis chart (see below) analyze the information:
Interwar Period Curriculum Unit

Great Depression Data Analysis. Note: May need to edit out my chart examples
Great Depression Data Analysis

Great Depression Curriculum Unit:
The Great Depression Curriculum Unit

Videos

America in the 20th Century Great Depression-Blackline Masters and Viewing Guide:
America in the 20th Century Great Depression Instructions

America in the 20th Century Great Depression-Instructions and Teachers Guide:
America in the 20th Century Great Depression Blackine Masters

America in the 20th Century Great Depression Video Link

Americas Hope and Sorrow Great Depression Viewing Guide:
America’s Economy Sorrow and Hope Viewing Guide

 

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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 10b Treaty of Versailles

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 10b: Treaty of Versailles 

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

Objectives: explaining the outcomes and global effect of the war and the Treaty of Versailles.

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:

Major leaders

  • Woodrow Wilson
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II

Outcomes and global effect

• Colonies’ participation in the war, which increased demands for independence
• End of the Russian Imperial, Ottoman, German, and Austro-Hungarian empires
• Enormous cost of the war in lives, property, and social disruption

Treaty of Versailles

  • Forced Germany to accept responsibility for war and loss of territory and to pay reparation
  • Limited the German military
  • League of Nations

Activities That Support Lesson Plans

 Treaty of Versailles Simulation: Students are divided into groups that represent players at the peace conference. Students role play as diplomats and work out a peace based on their national interests. I normally assign each student to a country. Once in groups students select their roles and then they receive their countries packets which contain character sheets, option sheets, and answer sheets. Once nations have selected their options they go to other countries to try to get support. After the diplomat stage, we discuss and the class votes which option to go with.

Treaty of Versailles Simulation Directions  : Directions, roles, and rules on how to organize the simulation
Treaty of Versailles Teacher Intro Sheet  : Teacher introduction sheet
Treaty of Versailles Character Sheet 1  : Character sheet for the United States
Treaty of Versailles Character Sheets 2-6: Character sheets for Italy, Germany, France, Austro-Hungary, and Overseas Colonies. While not all these characters were at the conference or stayed until the end, I needed enough teams so all my students can take part.
Treaty of Versailles-Option and Answer Sheet : Countries use the option sheet to select a choice and record their answer on their answer sheet.

Europe Treaty of Versailles Comparison Map :Students compare and analysis a pre-ww1 map of Europe to a post-ww1 map.

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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 10c

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 10c: Russian Revolution

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

Objectives:  Citing causes and consequences of the Russian Revolution.

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 1917 revolutions
• Defeat in war with Japan in 1905
• Landless peasantry
• Incompetence of Tsar Nicholas II
• Military defeats and high casualties in World War I
Rise of communism
• Bolshevik Revolution and civil war
• Vladimir Lenin’s New Economic Policy
• Joseph Stalin, Lenin’s successor

Activities That Support Lesson Plans

Premium Lesson Plan: Russian Revolution Activity Sheet:  Worksheet containing different activities, cartoon analysis and primary source analysis.
Russian Revolution Unit
: Complete Unit Lesson Plan on Russian Revolution
Russian Rev and InterWar Period and Totalitarian Govt: Complete Unit Lesson plan covering Russian Revolution up to start of World War II.
Russian Revolution Mixer: Role-playing activity where students research a role from the textbook and share answers with fellow students.
Russian Civil War: Analysis of the Russian Civil War
Russia Revolution Cause and Effect: Cause and Effect Analysis
New Economic Policy (NEP): Analysis of Lenin’s New Economic Policy
Fall of the Russian Monarchs Video Questions: Viewing Questions for use with video below.

 

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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 9de

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 9de: Imperialism and the Scramble for Africa, Asia, and India

Standard WH II: The student will demonstrate knowledge of the effects of the Industrial Revolution during the nineteenth century.

Objectives: Explaining the rise of industrial economies and their link to imperialism and nationalism;
Assessing the impact of European economic and military power on Asia and Africa, with emphasis on the competition for resources and the responses of colonized peoples.

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:

Nationalism motivated European nations to compete for colonial possessions. European economic, military, and political power forced colonized countries to trade on European terms. Industrially produced goods flooded colonial markets and displaced their traditional industries. Colonized peoples resisted European domination and responded in diverse ways to Western influences.
Forms of imperialism
• Colonies
• Protectorates
• Spheres of influence
Imperialism in Africa and Asia
• European domination
• European conflicts carried to the colonies
• Christian missionary efforts
• Spheres of influence in China
• Suez Canal
• East India Company’s domination of Indian states
• America’s opening of Japan to trade
Responses of colonized peoples
• Armed conflicts (e.g., events leading to the Boxer Rebellion in China)
• Rise of nationalism (e.g., first Indian nationalist party founded in the mid-1800s)

Activities That Support Lesson Plans

Zulu Dawn Handouts Imperialism: Viewing Guide for film titled Zulu Dawn (1979).
Africa and Asia Imperialism Responses Chart: Chart that compares and contrasts different responses of colonized peoples. For use with Virginia World History II textbook.
Scramble for Africa Instructions  and Boardgame: Instructions and Game Board on the Scramble for Africa following the Berlin Conference.
Scramble for Africa Debrief Questions : Questions for students to answer after playing the Scramble for Africa boardgame.
Imperialism Lesson Plan: Document Analysis of Imperialism
Imperialism Lesson Plan Document Questions: Questions that go with Document Analysis of Imperialism.
Imperialism in Africa DBQ Imperialism Document Analysis: Document Based Questions (DBQ) Lesson plan and analysis of Imperialism
Crash Course World History Imperialism: Viewing questions with Crash Course World History: Imperialism video.

Zulu War : Questions from video on the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.

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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 9b

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 9b Capitalism and Communism

Standard WH II: The student will demonstrate knowledge of the effects of the Industrial Revolution during the nineteenth century

Objectives: Explaining the emergence of capitalism as a dominant economic pattern, and the subsequent development of socialism and communism.

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:
Capitalism
• Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations
• Role of market competition and entrepreneurial abilities
• Impact on standard of living and the growth of the middle class
• Dissatisfaction with poor working conditions and the unequal distribution of wealth in society
Socialism and communism
• Karl Marx’s The Communist Manifesto (written with Friedrich Engels) and Das Kapital
• Response to the injustices of capitalism
• Importance to communists of redistribution of wealth

Activities That Support Lesson Plans

Communist Manifesto Complete : Analysis of the Communist Manifesto
Das Kapital Reading : Analysis of Das Kapital
Penny Game Capitalism and Communism: Zip file containing complete lesson on comparing capitalism and communism through the use pennies and the game of rock, paper, scissors.

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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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Lesson Plan World History II SOL 9ac

Lesson Plans World History II SOL:Lesson Plan World History II SOL 9ac Industrial Revolution Causes and Outcomes

Standard WH II:

The student will demonstrate knowledge of the effects of the Industrial Revolution
during the nineteenth century by

Objectives

SOL a) citing scientific, technological, and industrial developments and explaining how they
brought about urbanization and social and environmental changes;
SOL bc) describing the evolution of the nature of work and the labor force, including its
effects on families, the status of women and children, the slave trade, and the labor
union movement;

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
Industrial Revolution
• Originated in England because of its natural resources
(e.g., coal, iron ore) and the invention and improvement of
the steam engine
• Spread to Europe and the United States
• Role of cotton textile, iron, and steel industries
• Relationship to the British Enclosure Movement
• Rise of the factory system and demise of cottage industries
• Rising economic powers that wanted to control raw materials and markets throughout the world
Technological advances that produced the Industrial Revolution
• Spinning jenny: James Hargreaves
• Steam engine: James Watt
• Cotton gin: Eli Whitney
• Process for making steel: Henry Bessemer
Advancements in science and medicine
• Development of smallpox vaccination: Edward Jenner
• Discovery of bacteria: Louis Pasteur
Impacts of the Industrial Revolution on industrialized countries
• Population increase
• Increased standards of living for many but not all
• Improved transportation
• Urbanization
• Environmental pollution
• Increased education
• Dissatisfaction of working class with working conditions
• Growth of the middle class

SOL 9c
The nature of work in the factory system
• Family-based cottage industries displaced by the factory system
• Harsh working conditions with men competing with women and children for wages
• Child labor that kept costs of production low and profits high
• Owners of mines and factories who exercised considerable control over the lives of their laborers
Impact of the Industrial Revolution on slavery
• The cotton gin increased demand for slave labor on American plantations.
• The United States and Britain outlawed the slave trade and then slavery.
Social effects of the Industrial Revolution
• Women and children entering the workplace as cheap labor
• Introduction of reforms to end child labor
• Expansion of education
• Women’s increased demands for suffrage The rise of labor unions
• Encouraged worker-organized strikes to demand increased wages and improved
working conditions
• Lobbied for laws to improve the lives of workers, including women and children
• Wanted workers’ rights and collective bargaining between labor and management

Activities That Support Lesson Plans

Industrial Revolution Teacher Viewing Guide

Inventor Biographies: Short biographies for use with chart below. I normally have students give a brief presentation on their assigned inventor
Inventor Biography Chart Analysis:Students complete the chart based off of the presentations
Child Workers :Excerpts on Child Workers
Children in Factories Source Readings : Source readings on children working in factories
Industrial Revolution in Political Cartoons Analysis :Political Cartoons of the Industrial Revolution
Hard Times Charles Dickens :Reading analysis excerpt from Charles Dickens’ book Hard Times.
Life During the Industrial Revolution Teacher Video Guide :Video Teacher Guide for use with video below
Industrial Revolution Impacts and Results Homework : Homework assignment from textbook on outcomes of IR
Life in Industrial Revolution Video Quiz : Short video for video below
Pride and Prejudice Analysis: Analysis excerpts of Pride and Prejudice

United Learning Video: Life During the Industrial Revolution World History SOL 9a

 

 

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

 

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