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.
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
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