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Battle of Stalingrad

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
In this activity the students are tasked with wat…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
In this activity the students are tasked with watching a part of a documentary on the Battle of Stalingrad. After the students have finished viewing the video there are a number of short answer questions. This activity can be implemented online or in-class.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War 2
Battle of Stalingrad
World War 2 Battles
Operation Barbarossa
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance). • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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Canadian Government’s Responses to the Great Depression and COVID-19

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 17 days ago
Description
This activity provides students with information …
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 17 days ago
Description
This activity provides students with information (bullet points in a table) about how the Canadian government responded to the Great Depression and COVID-19. The students must complete short-answer questions related to: comparing the two responses; assessing why there is a difference between the responses; deciding which response was more effective; evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of the government's response to COVID-19. Rubric is also attached. Please feel free to modify as needed.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Great Depression
COVID-19
Social Welfare Net
Learning Standards
Social Studies 10
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 12, 2020
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CHARLEMAGNE’S COURT

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
The students should have some general knowledge o…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
The students should have some general knowledge of the Dark Ages and monarchs. This lesson is comprised of a few activities. To begin the students watch a brief video on Charlemagne. After they are done, they will read a short biography of Charlemagne. The students' task is to appoint their own royal court. 10 noble's biographies are included. The students are to pick 5 advisors (economic, political, religious, military, foreign affairs) from the 10 nobles and explain their choices. Once they are done they will write a short diary entry, explaining what it would have been like to be Charlemagne and appoint the court. Please feel free to modify to suit your needs.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Charlemagne
Dark Ages
Royal Court
Nobles
Monarch
Learning Standards
• The students will be able to assess the difficulties of choosing a court and empathize with the rulers • Thinking – questioning and investigating; reflecting and assessing. • Explain different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events, and compare the values, worldviews, and beliefs of human cultures and societies in different times and places (perspective)
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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Dieppe Raid

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
Students should have some cursory knowledge of Wo…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
Students should have some cursory knowledge of World War II prior to doing this activity. The students begin by reading the “Dieppe Raid” essay created by Veterans Canada. The students then watch the video (link provided in the instructions) where veterans of the raid speak about their experiences. The students then complete the questions. You may choose to split this activity in half. You may also choose to covert and combine all files into a single PDF. I am providing a single-point rubric, but this can be easily modified to meet your needs. Please feel free to modify the activity as you see fit. The lesson is meant to evoke students to empathize with the soldiers, and to consider the cost of battles, as well as their signficance.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Dieppe Raid
World War 2
World War 2 Battles
Canada's Veterans
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance). • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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Hitler’s and Stalin’s Purges Newspaper Analysis Activity

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 14 days ago
Description
In this activity the students read two newspaper …
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 14 days ago
Description
In this activity the students read two newspaper articles about Adolf Hitler's "Knight of the Long Knives" and Joseph Stalin's "The Great Terror" purges. The students need to read the newspaper articles and answer short-answer questions. Students should already have a fairly general knowledge of Hitler and Stalin and be familiar with the concept of “purge.” The newspaper articles may be difficult for some students to comprehend, and this should be a consideration. You may wish to combine the documents into a single PDF to distribute to your students. I provide a single-point rubric, but this can be easily changed.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War 2
Adolf Hitler
Joseph Stalin
Purge
Newspaper
Primary Source
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence). • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2020
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Hitler’s Speech Primary Source Activity

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
Students should already have a fairly general kno…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
Students should already have a fairly general knowledge of WWI, the Treaty of Versailles, and the concept of nationalism prior to doing this activity. The students should read the speech (I provide a loose paraphrasing with more accessible language – please feel free to use your name or make your own adaptation). The students can then answer the questions and submit their responses digitally or in hard copy. You may wish to tailor the questions more to specific concepts you are focusing on. The single-point rubric can be easily modified to fit other assessment needs/preferences.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War 2
Speeches
Adolf Hitler Speech
Causes of World War 2
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance). • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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Life During the Great Depression Budget Activity

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
This activity is designed to have students consid…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
This activity is designed to have students consider what it would be like for various people to live during the Great Depression. Three cases are presented, representing low to high income individuals and their families. Students can investigate 1-3 case studies and compare/contrast between them. The discussion questions can be modified to fit the number of cases the student will be analyzing. This can also be done in pairs or triads, with each student creating a budget for one case. Students can complete this activity and submit it online. Or print the answers out and send/scan/photograph them and submitting them digitally or in print. I use a single point rubric, but any other assessment can be easily inserted in.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Great Depression
Life During the Great Depression
Budget
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing. • Social Awareness & Responsibility: resolving problems. • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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NATIONALISM AS A CAUSE OF WWI

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
Students should have some general knowledge about…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 15 days ago
Description
Students should have some general knowledge about World War I, and in particular the causes of WWI. It would also be beneficial if the students had some cursory knowledge of the concept of nationalism. The students start by watching speeches by Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to detect nationalism in their speeches. Then the students read a primer on nationalism to further inform their thinking. Lastly, the students will read three nationalistic speeches by Georges Clemenceau, Lloyd George, and Kaiser Wilhelm. As the students are reading they should fill out the Nationalistic Speeches Handout. Once they are done, they will pick the speech they find most convincing and justify their choice. This lesson can be split up and delivered online or hard copy. I provide a single-point rubric, but you may wish to change it to your own liking. Feel free to modify.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War 1
Nationalism
Causes of World War 1
Speeches
Learning Standards
• The students will be able to evaluate how nationalism contributed to the start of WWI • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) • Assess how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence) • Thinking (questioning and investigating)
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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Simon Fraser’s 1808 Expedition Secondary Source Reading Activity

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 14 days ago
Description
The students are to cover a reading passage about…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 14 days ago
Description
The students are to cover a reading passage about Simon Fraser’s 1808 expedition and answer short-answer questions. It can be used as part of a larger unit on colonization, exploration, and/or Simon Fraser. Students can do this activity digitally or in hard copy. I provide a single-point rubric, but you may wish to add your own. Please feel free to modify.
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Simon Fraser
Exploration
Colonization
Canadian History
British Columbia History
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance). • Exploration, expansion, and colonization.
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2020
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World War I Technologies Research Activity

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 14 days ago
Description
The students should have fairly good knowledge of…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 14 days ago
Description
The students should have fairly good knowledge of WWI. In this activity they are tasked with research 5 war technologies (machine guns, poison gas, submarines, airplanes, and tanks). There are links for websites provided for each technology. As the students are researching they should complete the War Technologies Handout. After the students have done the research and completed the War Technologies Handout they can answer the significance question. I provide a single-point rubric, but you may wish to change it. Please feel free to modify.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War I
Weapons
Research Activity
Learning Standards
• The students will be able to conduct independent research online • The students will be able to evaluate how new technologies impacted the fighting in WWI • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) • Assess how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence) • Communication (acquiring and presenting information) • Thinking (analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating)
Duration
40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2020

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