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Editor's Note: Caroline Stoessinger, a concert pianist, is the author of "A Century of Wisdom: Lesson's From the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the World's Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor.
Holocaust Introduction: Open Class Discussion
This is a 27 slide PowerPoint that introduces the Holocaust to students in an easy to understand format. The ten most frequently asked questions by students are answered with pictures and graphs included to aid comprehension. I encourage my students to share their thoughts regarding the information given on the PowerPoint as well as any questions they may have.
Civil War Worksheets
Help kids review what they've learned about American history with these FREE Civil War Worksheets for Kids 4th-8th grade.
FREE Printable Civil War Games for Kids
Learn about and review major events in the American Civil War with this printable civil war games for kids boardgame for elementary age students.
US History Timeline Activity | Editable | Google Classroom | Distance Learning
Review learning with this editable US History timeline activity! Full-size pennant flags covering 50 major events in U.S. history from 1607-1914 are included! Each pennant flag template highlights a major U.S. event and the corresponding historical date. Students are required to provide a short su...
Causes of the Civil War PowerPoint and Notes Set
This PowerPoint and Notes set covers all of the major causes that led to the Civil War, including Fugitive Slave Law, Compromise of 1850, popular sovereignty, Underground Railroad, Kansas-Nebraska Act, etc. This powerpoint and note set is a great way to keep your students engaged!
Korean War Map Activity
This Korean War map activity will help students become more familiar with key geographical features and important events during the war. Students will label and color the map and then answer a few questions.Included:Blank Korean War Map for students to label, color, and answer questions (1 page, une...
Reading Stations Activity for Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry
This fun reading activity "progressive dinner"™ asks students to read different fiction, nonfiction, and poetry texts or excerpts of your choosing, take notes, and engage in small group discussion. If you're looking for a structured way to practice critical close reading skills in a hands-on and int...
Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation
I used to struggle to make the Great Depression experience more real for my students; I was looking for a way to help my classes understand how the Crash of 1929 caused a cascading series of devastating problems for Americans of the time. All I really knew was that I wanted a lesson that would…
This is a 24 slide PowerPoint that will help students to understand how Hitler used Nazi propaganda to promote anti-Semitism and allow the Final Solution to take place. There are many examples of propaganda displayed as well as a description of the techniques used to persuade the Germans to accept Nazi beliefs. Students will be able to work together to decide how persuasive and effective a Nazi propaganda poster is and the techniques that were used.