President Abraham Lincoln is well known as the president who was in office during the American Civil War. But what else do your students know about the 16th president of the United States? Have them complete this fun webquest to learn more!
Teaching Middle School History
Experienced history teachers share the lesson plans that keep tweens and pre-tweens intrigued and focused on facts and figures that happened long ago. Students and graduates of history degree programs share their passion for the past as well, providing a robust library of history lesson plans for the middle school grades of sixth, seventh and eighth.
You’ll find interactive lessons that engage students and draw parallels between modern day and the past, as well as plans designed to enhance critical thinking skills. You’ll also find a variety of teaching strategies for sixth, seventh and eighth grade, including Webquests, group activities and projects, as well as detailed lessons and guides, all based on the collective experience of the teachers and educators who write for Bright Hub Education.
Why did Rome fall? Many historians believe answering this question is central to understanding world history. Imperial Rome spread wide and far, but was eventually destroyed by factors from within and without.
Create an “aha” moment with your students with this Middle Ages crop rotation lesson plan. Help them understand why it was done, how it was done, and why it is relevant to today’s farming methods.
With these lesson and teaching ideas on Europe in the Middle Ages, you and your students can come “up close and personal” with the spread of Black Death, along with life in medieval Europe. Middle School students will learn about housing, clothing, medicine, and other areas of interest.