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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 6b

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 6b

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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 6b: Absolute Monarchs

Standard WH II:
Lesson Plans World History II SOL 6b: The student will demonstrate knowledge of scientific, political, economic, and religious changes during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries by

SOL 6b) describing the Age of Absolutism, including the monarchies of Louis XIV and Peter the Great.

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:
Characteristics of absolute monarchies
• Centralization of power
• Concept of rule by divine right Absolute monarchs
• Louis XIV of France: Palace of Versailles as a symbol of royal power
• Peter the Great of Russia: Westernization of Russia

Activities That Support Lesson Plans

Age of Absolutism: Concept Formation Lesson Plans

Age of Absolutism Concept Chart

Appendix A Vignettes Concept Formation

Appendix B Timeline Concept Formation

Appendix C Data Set Concept Formation

Powerpoint: Age of Absolutism Concept Formation Questions

Discovery Education Conquerors Peter the Great Teacher Guide

Note 1: There is a good A&E/Biography Channel Video Biography of Louis XIV out there.Note 2: The above activities are best used with the Virginia Prentice Hall World History: The Modern Era textbook.


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