2011 Stages of a Revolution Lesson Plan Date your papers: Monday, Nov 28, 2011 Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011 Wednesday, Nov 30, 2011 Thursday, Dec 1, 2011 Friday, Dec 2, 2011 Monday, Dec 5, 2011
Essential and Guiding Questions: • What is a revolution (social, political, technological, etc.)? • How did the people’s view of Absolutism change as a result of the Enlightenment? • What is the significance of absolute rule becoming shared Parliamentary rule in England? How will this affect the rest of the world? • How did the French Revolution represent the best and worst of the Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution? • When does a revolution end and how do you know if it was a success? • What causes people to rebel? • How did the political structures in France and England differ? How did these differences affect the course of revolution in each country? • How did the disparity between the lives of the upper and lower estates (classes) create tension in Europe (specifically France)? • What are the major stages of the French Revolution? • How did the Reign of Terror happen? • What effect did Napoleon’s reign as master of Europe have on France and its conquered territories?
Monday, Nov 28, 2011 • Quiet Question: Type One Prompt---Examine the Delacroix painting from the French Revolution and complete the Put Yourself In The Picture Activity. • Pair-Share: Turn to your partner and share your Type One Prompts. After sharing your observations, together answer the following questions: • a)What message does this painting depict about the nature of revolutions? Why do you think that? • b)Do you agree with the artist’s interpretation of revolutions? Why or why not?
Monday, Nov 28, 2011 • Class: Turn to your reading entitled “Anatomy of a Revolution.” • As Ms. Barben reads aloud and goes over the historical premise of Crane Brinton, you are to highlight and make notes on the reading. • Class: We are going to watch The History Channel’s “The French Revolution” DVD. • As we do, you should be taking notes in the provided graphic organizer “Point-Form Time Line”.
Monday, Nov 28, 2011 • Homework: Begin reading and Talk to the Text on the photocopied supplemental reading “The French Revolution---An Overview.” • Day One and Two: Read and Talk to the Text on the “History Repeats Flowchart” and the “Rowdy Revolutions The French Revolution” pages 91-103 • Day Three: Read and Talk to the Text on “The Course of the French Revolution Flowchart” and “French Revolution Overview” through the “Downfall of Robespierre” • Day Four: Read and Talk to the Text on “The Results of the French Revolution Flowchart”, “The Results of the French Revolution” Reading, “The Legacy of the Revolution”, “What Have We Learned from the French Revolution?”, and “The Accomplishments of the French Revolution Charts”
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011 • Class: We are going to continue with The History Channel’s “The French Revolution” DVD. And you should continue taking notes in the provided graphic organizer “Point-Form Time Line.” • Homework: Do the Day Two part of the Reading Assignment.
Wednesday, Nov 30, 2011 • Class: We are going to finish The History Channel’s “The French Revolution” DVD. And you should finish your notes in the provided graphic organizer “Point-Form Time Line.” • Pair-Share: Turn to your partner and compare and contrast your notes. This is the time to add and revise. • Homework: Do the Day Three part of the Reading Assignment.
Thursday, Dec 1, 2011 • Individual: Using your Reading Assignment and your DVD Graphic Organizer, complete the 3-2-1 Summary Activity. • Class: Students will share some of their 3-2-1 points. Ms. Barben will answer some of the questions raised. Others will be answered as we move through the unit. • Class: Ms. Barben is going to begin her Stages of a Revolution Powerpoint Presentation. As she does this, you are to take DETAILED notes on how the French Revolution followed the historical pattern. • Homework: Do the Day Four part of the Reading Assignment. This will be collected the next class period.
Friday, Dec 2, 2011 • Collect Reading Homework • Class: Ms. Barben is going to continue her Stages of a Revolution Powerpoint Presentation. You should continue to take DETAILED notes. • Homework: Work on your Notebook and Study Guide.
Monday, Dec 5, 2011 • Class: Ms. Barben is going to finish her Stages of a Revolution Powerpoint Presentation. You will finish your DETAILED notes. • Homework: You are going to create a Metaphorical Representation on the Stages of a Revolution. • You will create a Metaphorical Representation on Stages of a Revolution examining the French Revolution--It is up to you to either focus on the positive or negative aspects. You have a choice between using a Simile, a Metaphor, or an Analogy for this homework assignment.
2011 Defining Stages of a Revolution Metaphorical Representation Grade Sheet: • ________1. The assignment was turned in on time. For each day late, it is 10% off the grade._________ • ________2. The assignment was: • done neatly, • in color, • on a blank piece of paper, • and the paragraphs were typed, • spell-checked, • and grammar-checked. • Watch for capitalization errors! • The assignment reflected good effort and thought. • Worth 10 Points.
________3. The student created a Metaphorical Representation on defining and exploring the Stages of a Revolution through events of the French Revolution. It was up to the student to either focus on either the positive or negative aspects. Worth 5 Points • “The Stages of a Revolution as exemplified by the French Revolution was like …” • …being on a roller coaster with all the twists, turns, peaks, and drops that leaves you feeling exhilarated and also sick in the stomach at the same time.” • …going through a haunted house where you never know what is around the corner to scare you and make you scream in fright or laugh in delight.” • …being in high school where different social cliques fight for domination and people are in and out of the cliques as the years move on.” • …going through a move where you have to pack up your life, move, unpack, learn a new neighborhood and school, and discover that not much has changed from your old life to your new one.” • …being overweight, trying several fad diets, then find a healthy way to lose weight and keep it off for some time, but then fall back into bad habits and gain most of the weight back.” • …come up with one of your own that make sense and covers the all the Stages of a Revolution to earn 5 BONUS POINTS.
________4. Under the chosen metaphor, simile, or analogy, the student illustrated a scene that supported the literary comparison: • The student incorporated specific historical information into the drawing. This will be done in pictures and words. • It may be hand-drawn or generated on the computer. • Either way, they must be historically specific to the people, beliefs, and events from the Powerpoint Presentation and Yellow Supplemental Reading. • Use historical images from the time period incorporated into the illustration to help prove your point. This is very important. • YOU MUST ADDRESS ALL NINE STAGES OF A REVOLUTION WITH EXAMPLES FROM THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. • Do this in color and on a blank piece of paper. • Examples: What would the roller coaster cars represent? What would the different passengers in the roller coaster cars represent? What would the roller coaster tracks represent? What would a twist in the rails represent? What would a climb or drop in the rails represent? What would the name of the roller coaster ride represent? • Worth 45 Points.
________5. On the back of the Metaphorical Representation, the student wrote TWO typed, well-developed paragraphs. In the paragraphs, the student: • You explained the literary comparison using referring to the specific historical elements in the illustration and explaining their relationships to your literary comparison. • You used historical terms, definitions, aspects, and examples from the Powerpoint and Supplemental Reading • You did not write vague or general statements. • You did not keep repeating the same information or point to make it appear longer. • Each paragraph was a minimum of TEN WELL-DEVELOPED SENTENCES! • Go back to the Examples Questions. Use those types of questions to guide your paragraphs. • YOU MUST ADDRESS ALL NINE STAGES OF A REVOLUTION AND FRENCH REVOLUTION EXAMPLES FOR EACH. • Worth 45 Points • Comments: / 95 Points