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Writing Exercise: Imperialism II

For Students 7th - 9th
Expository writing is a vital skills for learners to acquire. They answer three short essay questions related to the colonization of Africa based on Imperialistic ideology. Use after or during reading to boost informational comprehension...
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Writing Exercise: The Age of Reaction

For Students 7th - 8th
Your class work on their expository writing skills as they answer three prompts related to the French Revolutions of 1830 and 1848. The compare the two revolts, define the political parties involved, and discuss actions taken by the...
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Writing Exercise: Neolithic Revolution and Early Civilizations

For Students 7th - 9th
Use this handy worksheet after reading about the Neolithic Revolution. Learners can use this resource to compose three short answer questions regarding the transition from the Neolithic Revolution to early civilizations, what led to...
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Writing Exercises: The Byzantine Empire I

For Students 9th - 11th
Boost expository writing skills while testing content understanding. Here are three short essay questions intended to activate learner comprehension of concepts related to The Byzantine Empire, shifts in Roman law, and geographical...
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Writing Exercises: The Crusades III

For Students 7th - 9th
How did The Crusades contribute to the European Renaissance, what were Roman Catholic views on the Crusades, and who was Saladin? These are the questions awaiting answers on this expository writing worksheet.
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Writing Exercise: Global Trade II

For Students 7th - 9th
When explorers set out to discover the world, they opened up to a world economy through global trade. Read then use this expository writing worksheet to answer three critical thinking questions. Each questions relates to the rise of...
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Writing Exercise: Protestant Reformation I

For Students 7th - 9th
Use this writing exercise to help learners develop an understanding of the Protestant Reformation. They answer two critical thinking questions related to the success and conditions that mad the reformation possible.
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Writing Exercises: Collapse of European Imperialism, #1

For Students 9th - 11th
WWII led to a collapse in colonial empires Europe had created prior to the turn of the century. Budding historians examine the fall of Imperialism through expository writing. They compose three responses that discuss the role of the...
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Writing Exercises: World War I, #1

For Students 7th - 8th
After learning all about World War I, middle schoolers can delve into this writing exercise. They complete three short answer questions that ask them to describe the role of women in WWI, the role of technology in WWI, and four causes of...
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Writing Exercises: Change in Latin America, #2

For Students 9th - 11th
The effects of changes in Latin American government is the topic of this writing exercise. Challenge your class to read and respond to three prompts where they describe the Sandinistas of Nicaragua, Latin American immigration into the...
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Writing Exercise: The Spread of Islam II

For Students 7th - 8th
Prompt your class to write about the spread of Islam. They'll answer three essay questions about Islam. They explain how Islam spread into Africa, Asia, and Europe, compare and contrast Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, then describe...
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Writing Exercises: The Scientific Revolution I

For Students 7th - 9th
Nicolaus Copernicus was one of the many amazing minds that contributed to the scientific revolution. Have your class practice their expository writing skills while they show their understanding of post Renaissance shifts in scientific...
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Writing Exercise: Collapse of European Imperialism #2

For Students 10th - 11th
Three excellent writing prompts await your social studies class. They'll consider the reasons for the collapse of European imperialism. They'll use the five W's to answer each question in paragraph form.
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Writing Exercises: English Settlements in North America

For Students 9th - 11th
A great writing exercise should have it all. This one requires learners to think critically about cause and effect, compare and contrast, and summarizing. They compose responses to five short answer questions regarding Spanish and...
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Writing Exercise: The French Revolution

For Students 7th - 9th
A great cross-curricular activity pairs the French Revolution with a writing exercise. Have your class consider the economic causes of the French Revolution, the feudal class system, and Napoleon Bonaparte as a bridge between democracy...
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Writing Exercise: The Spread of Islam III

For Students 7th - 9th
After exploring various aspects related to the global spread of Islam, grab this learning exercise and get writing! There are three questions in need of a short written answer related to jihad, Muslim contribution, and the structure of...
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Writing a Letter of Inquiry!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Connect expository writing to a real world skill when the class composes a letter of inquiry. They find the parts of a business letter and work as a class to correct missing parts. After the initial exercise they compose an origial...
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Writing Exercises: Feudal Europe

For Students 6th - 8th
Put your junior high class to the test with three critical-thinking and reading comprehension questions focused on Feudal Europe. They must write answers showing an understanding of the Medieval Church and politics, the Vassal system,...
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Writing Exercises: Jews during the Middle Ages

For Students 9th - 11th
After exploring the life of Jewish people in Europe during the Middle Ages, have the class complete three writing prompts. They'll compose three responses that discuss anti-Semitism, Jewish contribution, and persecution of Jewish people.
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Writing Exercises: The Crusades IV

For Students 7th - 8th
If your kids have a grasp on the basics of the Crusades they'll have no problem answering each of these short answer questions. They'll describe Eastern Orthodox Christian views of the Crusades, the role of Pope Urban II, and the impact...
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Writing Exercises: The Ottoman Empire

For Students 7th - 9th
Here are three great questions in need of three great short answers. Learners can write about the conquest of the Byzantine Empire, compare and contrast Ottoman and Feudal laws, and describe Ottoman military advantages.
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Writing Exercise: The Encounter and Columbian Exchange

For Students 7th - 9th
Examine the effects and interrelationships that came about because of the Columbian Exchange. Learners answer three short essay questions to improve their expository writing skills and understanding of early globalization.
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Writing Exercises: The Spread of Islam V

For Students 7th - 9th
Uncovering all there is to know about the spread of Islam, learners answer three critical thinking questions along the way. They describe how Islam is linked to Eastern and Western cultures, how non-Muslims were treated during the Golden...
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Writing Exercise: Nationalism Around the World I

For Students 7th - 8th
Get the class thinking and writing about nationalism around the world from 1800-1914. They answer three writing prompts in paragraph form, discussing the establishment of Turkey, Zionism, and European Nationalism.