WCPSS Suggested Online Learnings
The Unification of Italy (SAS #191): Complete a chart to organize information about Mazzini, Cavour, and Garibaldi. Answer questions about Italian unification. Write a dedication honoring the contributions of the three men in achieving Italian unification.
WWI Nationalism: Flow chart showing nationalism leading to WWI. Specifically showing Napoleon's impact across Europe, revolutions that ensued and the positive or negative effects of these conflicts.
African Imperialism: Analyzing Rudyard Kipling's "White Man's Burden" poem and contrasting it to the African perspective.
Meiji Restoration reading: Scaffolded article explaining the development of Western culture throughout Japan, as well as the unification of this nation. Website #2, Website #3
Analysis of Child Labor and working conditions during the Industrial Revolution. Click here for the website that goes with this activity.
Students will be required to Justifying the importance of IR's new technologies by rating inventions in order of importance. Notes
Germany's Unification: to read more about Italy and Germany's Unification: Informational website analyzing Napoleon's impact on Italy and the Congress of Vienna.
British Imperialism over the Indian Sub-Continent: Students will learn about the East India Trading Company that quickly led to the colonization of the entire region.
The Suez Canal: Understanding the global competition for the Suez Canal and its impact on international trade.
Nationalism explored in Europe. Gain a working definition of nationalism and the major nationalist movements that took place throughout Europe.
Capitalism vs. Communism PowerPoint and Notes: Informational overview of each political system. Notes on the PowerPoint above.
Create a simulation of assembly lines during the Industrial Revolution (very fun!!!): Teaches the efficiency of the assembly line and the conditions of factories during the Industrial Revolution.
Nationalism in Europe: Nationalism explored in Europe. Gain a working definition of nationalism and the major nationalist movements that took place throughout Europe
The Opium Wars: Click above to to learn about British and US demands for trade with China: Students will understand the impact of the Opium Wars on the Chinese.
Capitalism vs. Communism Simulator: to explain differences between capitalism and communism: students will play rock-paper-scissors to understand the difference between both economic systems.
The Industrial Revolution "Debating Adam Smith" (SAS #596): Research the early labor practices of the Industrial Revolution and the capitalist philosophy of Adam Smith. Use evidence from primary source documents to prepare for a debate on labor practices and economic theory.
Analyze lyrics from 'Flocabulary' about the Industrial Revolution!: Great rap on societal changes of the Industrial Revolution.
Industrial Revolution Inventions (SAS #1120): Classify the inventions and inventors that played an integral part in the Industrial Revolution. Evaluate the importance and impact of various inventions.