Period 2 – World History (S.D.A.I.E. – E.L.L.) Lesson Plan (9-20-2016)

Period 2 - World History

Guiding Question(s):

Who has the power to lead? How do leaders receive that power?


The day’s big question:

What does it mean to rule? How does a ruler gain legitimacy? What/How can the people oppose the ruler?


Lesson Objective(s):

Objective 1 – Students will be able to describe why people go to war.

Objective 2 – Students will be able to describe and illustrate the conditions of the French Revolution.

Objective 3-  Students will be able to provide alternative perspectives to the Reign of Terror.



Warm Up: 

Questions for Today:

How did the Stamp Act impact the North American Colonists?

Why did the American Revolution begin?

Who won the French & Indian War?


Task #1 – Quick Write


Directions: We are going to do a quick write on the French Revolution. Look over the image below. This will be the inspiration for our quick write.


Resource: what-are-quick-writes


Task #2 – Cornell Notes 

We are now going to take our Cornell Notes on the French Revolution.

Assignment -> Cornell Notes

Class Constructed Cornell Notes -> cornell-notes-french-revolution


Task #3

Practice Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting the American and French Revolutions


Task #4 

Academic paragraph on the French Revolution.



Finish the Venn Diagram we started today in class.

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