SECOND Semester Daily Lessons - UNITS 11 & 12

The lessons below are in the order they are taught in the course:

Unit 11: The Industrial Revolution & the Age of Imperialism

(circa 1700-1914 CE)

Each Daily Lesson Contains:


- the daily AGENDA
- the daily JOURNAL/"Bell-Ringer Activity"
- the daily LESSON PURPOSE/LEARNING TARGET
- a PREVIEW OF END OF LESSON QUESTIONS
- a MINI-LECTURE/LESSON (which corresponds to the student note-taking guide)
- the ACTIVITIES & ASSIGNMENTS of the day
- the END OF LESSON QUESTIONS (Major success criteria)
- the HOMEWORK assignment
- the LAUNCH! (a message to send with students at the end of the hour)

 

 

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Lesson 106: Industrialization Begins

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify major characteristics of industrialization

    •  Identify major characteristics of the First Industrial Revolution and the Second Industrial Revolution

  • Explain major causes of industrialization

  • Explain major effects of industrialization (esp. connections to urbanization and imperialism)

Crash Course: Industrial Revolution

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify causes and major developments of Industrialization

"Why the Industrial Revolution Happened Here (Britain)" BBC Documentary

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Explain what factors allowed for industrial development

  • Evaluate & explain why the Industrial Revolution began in Britain

Lesson 107: Effects of Industrialization (Reform Efforts)

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify, explain, and analyze major NEGATIVE EFFECTS of industrialization and the REFORM MOVEMENTS created to address these negative effects/problems.  

    • Focus on:

      • Formation of Labor Unions

      • Abolition of Slavery

      • Women’s Rights/Suffrage Movement

      • Urban Reform

      • Environmental Conservation

Lesson 108: Industrialization & the Development of Capitalism & Communism

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Explain the development of capitalism, socialism, and communism as effects of industrialization

  • Identify major characteristics of capitalism & socialism/communism

  • Compare and contrast socialism/communism to capitalism

Crash Course: Capitalism vs. Socialism/Communism

Lesson 109: Industrialization Test Review

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Analyze major effects of industrialization - esp. analyze the relationships between various effects

    • ​Essential Question: What are the effects of industrialization and how do they relate to each other?

Lesson 110: Developments & Progress in the Victorian Era of the 2nd Industrial Revolution

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Explain basic ideas of modern political spectrum (esp. economic aspects)

  • Describe major developments during the industrial Victorian Era (esp. inventions & technology)

Lesson 111: Introduction to the Age of Imperialism

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify & explain major CAUSES of European imperialism (circa 1850-1914)

  • Begin to identify & explain major EFFECTS of European imperialism (circa 1850-1914)​

Lesson 112: The Scramble for Africa & the Effects of Imperialism

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify & explain major EFFECTS of European imperialism during the Age of Imperialism (circa 1850-1914)

    • Focus on AFRICA (short-term & long- term/present-day effects of "the Scramble for Africa")

Lesson 113: Imperialism Affects Asia (Southwest, South, Central, and Southeast Asia)

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify causes and major developments of European Imperialism in Asia during the Age of Imperialism

  • Identify & explain major EFFECTS of European imperialism during the Age of Imperialism (circa 1850-1914)

    • Focus on SOUTHWEST ASIA, SOUTH, CENTRAL and SOUTHEAST ASIA (short-term & long-  term/present-day effects of imperialism)

Crash Course: Imperialism

Crash Course on the Age of Imperialism

Lesson 114: Imperialism Affects EAST ASIA

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify causes and major developments of European Imperialism in Asia during the Age of Imperialism

  • Identify & explain major EFFECTS of European imperialism during the Age of Imperialism (circa 1850-1914)

    • Focus on EAST ASIA (short-term & long-term/present-day effects of imperialism)

Lesson 115: US Imperialism & Mexico

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify causes, major developments and effects of US actions during the  Age of Imperialism (1850-1914)

  • Identify major developments in Mexico during the Age of Imperialism

Jeopardy: Industrial Revolution & Age of Imperialism Test Review

Are you ready for the test?  Can you answer all these correctly?

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Unit 12: Crisis of the 20th Century & A New Age of Global Interdependence

(circa 1914 to Present)

Lesson 119: Introduction to World War I

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify and explain the major long-term causes of World War I (the Great War)

  • Identify and explain the major short-term causes of World War I (the Great War)

Crash Course: World War I - HOW the Great War Started...

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify, explain, analyze long-term causes of WWI

WWI - War Horse - Movie Trailer

WWI - War Horse: The REAL Story - Documentary

WWI - Film "All Quiet on the Western Front" - 1979

Famous novel about WWI written by Erich Remarque was turned into several awesome films.  The film linked here is my favorite - 1979 starring Richard Thomas

Crash Course: World War 1 - Part TWO - WHO Started WWI?

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Explain and analyze short term causes of WWI

Lesson 120: World War I: Developments and Effects

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify major events of World War I (esp. Russian Revolution) and explain their significance

  • Identify and explain major effects of World War I

Crash Course World War I - Causes & Russian Revolution

Great recap of causes and then goes into Russian Revolution, etc.

Lesson 121: Wrapping Up WWI - Test Review Questions

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify and explain the major long-term & short-term causes of World War I (the Great War)

  • Identify major developments of WWI (esp. Russian Revolution)

  • Identify and explain the major short-term & long-term effects of World War I (the Great War)

Lesson 122: The Interwar Years - THE GREAT DEPRESSION & the RISE OF DICTATORS

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify and explain the major causes, developments, and effects of the Great Depression

  • Identify dictators who came to power in the interwar years and the role they played in causing WWII

Lesson 123: WORLD WAR II - Introduction, the Holocaust, the European Theater

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify and explain major short and long-term causes of World War II

  • Identify and explain major developments of World War II (the Holocaust, major events in the European Theater)

Crash Course: World War II

Lesson 124: WORLD WAR II - Turning Points & Effects of the War

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify and explain major developments/turning points of WWII (and their effects)

  • Identify and explain major short and long-term effects of World War II

Lesson 125: Introduction to the COLD WAR

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Identify and explain major causes of the Cold War (include explanation of the different ideologies/goals of the USA & USSR)

  • Identify major developments and “hot spots” during the Cold War

  • Identify and explain basic developments which led to the end of the Cold War

Crash Course: The Cold War

Crash Course Episode on the Cold War

Lesson 126: A New Global Age - From the Cold War to the Present

Identify and Explain Major Developments from the Cold War to the Present

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Final Exam

Review Materials

Final Exam Review - Part ONE (First Half)

Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Review major developments in World History from Age of Exploration to the present

Final Exam Review- Part TWO (Second Half)

​Purpose of Lesson/Learning Targets: 

  • Review major developments in World History from Age of Exploration to the present

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