Students compare and contrast the American Revolutionary War and French Revolution with this graphic organizer (11 items/rows) and by answering 3 questions. They then read, analyze, and compare and contrast the Star Spangled Banner and La Marseillaise by answering 14 questions of varying degrees of difficulty. The answers are included where appropriate and would be great for a sub!
Causes of the French Revolution Informational Text takes students back to 1789 France. Students learn the reasons behind the French Revolution. From the extravagant spending of King Louis XVI to the poor harvests that led to near starvation. A short pie chart analysis of the estate system shows the inequality of the three estates followed by a brief summary of the events leading up to revolution. This is a one page document accompanied by 10 questions on the reverse side and a key.
This video worksheet allows students to learn about the impact of the French Revolution in a fun and creative way. The video clip is just three minute long, but is packed full of information that will keep your students engaged.This video worksheet works great as a Do Now Activity or as a complement to any lecture or lesson plan on the French Revolution.
This 14 page French Revolution document contains a webquest and teachers key related to the French Revolution, which was the event that transitioned France from a society based on feudalism to one based on the principles of a republic. The French Revolution, along with the American Revolution, would be a major turning point in the history of Western culture.
French Revolution - Three Estates (Reading, Cartoon Analysis, Project with Key) - This is a 6 page French Revolution resource that details the nature of French society in the years just before the French Revolution. In particular, the resource details the Ancien Regime and the Three Estates of the French Revolution.
The French Revolution Timeline takes your students to France from 1789 to 1804. Students analyze the timeline and complete a twenty question common core aligned worksheet. This assesses students on the history of the French Revolution as well as timeline analysis. It can be used in class or as homework as it’s a completely stand alone assignment. Key is included.