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World History II SOL Review

World History II: Premium Lesson Plan-Review of Isms
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World History II Review of Isms and Topics
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.

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.

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Middle East and North Africa

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World Geography SOL Review Worksheets Non-premium

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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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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 12c

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 12c: Outcomes of World War II

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

Objectives: Explaining the terms of the peace, the war crimes trials, the division of Europe, plans to rebuild Germany and Japan, and the creation of international cooperative organizations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).

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:

Outcomes of World War II
Loss of empires by European powers
Establishment of two major powers in the world: The United States and the U.S.S.R.
War crimes trials
Division of Europe, Iron Curtain
Establishment of the United Nations
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Marshall Plan
Formation of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Warsaw Pact

Efforts for reconstruction of Germany
Democratic government installed in West Germany and West Berlin
Germany and Berlin divided among the four Allied powers
Emergence of West Germany as economic power in postwar Europe

Efforts for reconstruction of Japan
United States occupation of Japan under MacArthur’s administration
Democracy and economic development
Elimination of Japan’s military offensive capabilities; guarantee of Japan’s security by the United States
Emergence of Japan as dominant economy in Asia

International Cooperative Organizations
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Warsaw Pact

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Established and adopted by members of the United Nations
Provided a code of conduct for the treatment of people under the protection of their government

Activities That Support Lesson Plans

Truman Doctrine Document Analysis of the Truman Doctrine

Formation of Western Alliances Creation of NATO

Germany and Japan Reconstruction Comparison. Comparing reconstruction. Includes a post-WWII timeline activity.

Germany and Japan Reconstruction Activity Teacher Answers Teacher Answers for the Germany and Japan Comparison


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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 12a

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 12a: Start of World War II, Events, Leaders

Standard: SOL 12a The student will demonstrate knowledge of the worldwide impact of World War II

Objective: explain economic and political causes, describing major events, and identifying leaders of the war, with emphasis on Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall, Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Hideki Tojo, and Hirohito.

Essential Knowledge:
Economic and political causes of World War II
• Aggression by the totalitarian powers of Germany, Italy, Japan
• Nationalism
• Failures of the Treaty of Versailles
• Weakness of the League of Nations
• Appeasement
• Tendencies towards isolationism and pacifism in Europe and the United States

Major events of the war (1939–1945)
• German invasion of Poland
• Fall of France
• Battle of Britain
• German invasion of the Soviet Union
• Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
• D-Day (Allied invasion of Europe)
• Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Major leaders of the war
• Franklin D. Roosevelt: U.S. president
• Harry Truman: U.S. president after death of President Roosevelt
• Dwight D. Eisenhower: Allied commander in Europe
• Douglas MacArthur: U.S. general
• George C. Marshall: U.S. general
• Winston Churchill: British prime minister
• Joseph Stalin: Soviet dictator
• Adolf Hitler: Nazi dictator of Germany
• Hideki Tojo: Japanese general
• Hirohito: Emperor of Japan

Activities that Support Lesson Plans

Can Hitler Be Trusted? Munich Conference: Appeasement Analysis
D-Day Worksheets: D-Day Landing Reading
D-Day Primary Source Readings: Primary Source reading analysis
Winston Churchill Speech 1940: Battle of Britain Winston Churchill Speech
SPR Video Permission Form: Permission slip for Saving Private Ryan
Truman and the Bomb: Truman and the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb Reading
Atomic Bomb Primary Source Readings : Students read a selection of Primary sources and answer questions
Dropping the Atom Bomb :Students answer questions about dropping the bomb
Atom Bomb Reading: Powerpoint with Teacher’s Answers about dropping the bomb
WWII Pacific Map : Map and reading analysis activity of Fighting in the Pacific
Battle of Midway in the Pacific World War II: Worksheet and analysis on Battle of Midway
WW2 Video Schlessinger Media: Video Questions for use with the World War II vide0 on Schlessinger Media.
WW2 Event Timeline : World War II Timeline of the Battles activity.


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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 11a

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 11a League of Nations

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

Objective:
Describing the League of Nations and the mandate system.

Essential Knowledge

League of Nations
-International Cooperative Organization
-Established to prevent future wars
-United States not a member
-Failure of League because it did not have power to enforce its decisions

The mandate system
• During World War I, Great Britain and France agreed to divide large portions of the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East between themselves.
• After the war, the “mandate system” gave Great Britain and France control over the lands that became Iraq, Transjordan, and Palestine (British controlled) and Syria and Lebanon (French controlled).
• The division of the Ottoman Empire through the mandate system planted the seeds for future conflicts in the Middle East.

Activities to support lesson
League of Nations :Documents for students to analyze
League of Nations Document Analysis :Instructions for analysis
League_of_Nations_Cartoon_Analysis_Worksheet :Worksheet to analyze political cartoons
League of Nations Cartoon Analysis :Political Cartoon Analysis
League of Nations Analysis:Worksheet on League of Nations
InterWar Period Curriculum Unit : Interwar Period Curriculum Unit

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Lesson Plans World History II SOL11c Rise of the Dictators

Lesson Plans World History II SOL: 11c Rise of the Dictators

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

Objectives:  examining events related to the rise, aggression, and human costs of dictatorial regimes in the Soviet Union, Germany, Italy, and Japan, and

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:

U.S.S.R. during the Interwar Period — Joseph Stalin
• Entrenchment of communism
• Stalin’s policies: Five-year plans,
• Great Purge

Germany during the Interwar Period — Adolf Hitler

  • Anti-Semitism
  • Inflation and depression
  • Democratic government weakened
  • Extreme nationalism
  • National Socialism (Nazism)
  • German occupation of nearby countries

Italy during the Interwar Period — Benito Mussolini

  • Rise of fascism
  • Ambition to restore the glory of Rome
  • Invasion of Ethiopia

Japan during the Interwar Period — Hirohito and Hideki Tojo

  • Militarism
  • Industrialization of Japan, leading to drive for raw materials
    • Invasion of Korea, Manchuria, and the rest of China

Activities That Support Lesson Plans

Rise of Adolph Hitler 1 :A reading assignment in 4-parts.
Rise of Adolph Hitler 2
Rise of Adolph Hitler 3
Rise of Adolph Hitler 4
Stalin Red Terror Biography Questions: Questions to go with the A&E (Biography) Channel’s program on Stalin
Hitler and Stalin-Roots of Evil
:  Premium Video Viewing Guide of 24 questions to go with the History Channel’s program on Hitler and Stalin

 Hitler and Stalin Roots of Evil Video:

 

Joseph Stalin Biography The Red Terror: Playlist. Comes in 5 parts.

 

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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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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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2011 Middle School Stock Market Game

 

 

 

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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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