Women Who Ruled!

An Examination of History’s Most Famous Queens

$210 for 7 weeks

Teacher

Alisha Schilbe

Homework

Homework assignments are given through Classcraft. Students will have 4 - 8 assignments per week that build from simple to complex. The homework listed below is the final assignment (complex one) for that week in Classcraft. 

Subjects

History

Ages

10 - 15  years old

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: Queen Elizabeth the First Vs Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen of England and France

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will examine the lives of Elizabeth the First and Eleanor of Aquitaine and discuss their lives, their reigns and achievements. Students will then compare and contrast the two queens and discuss the ways in which they are similar and different.

HOMEWORK

Complete week one Why They Ruled! Worksheet.

Session 2: Pharaoh Cleopatra vs Pharaoh Hatshepsut

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will begin class by sharing their worksheet from the previous week and voting on which queen moved to the next “round”   Students will examine the lives of Cleopatra and Hatshepsut and discuss their lives, their reigns and achievements. Students will then compare and contrast the two queens and discuss the ways in which they are similar and different.

HOMEWORK

Complete week two Why They Ruled! Worksheet.

Session 3: Empress Dowager Cixi of China vs Empress Maria Theresa of Austria

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will begin class by sharing their worksheet from the previous week and voting on which queen moves to the next “round” Students will then examine the lives of Empress Cixi and Empress Maria Theresa. Students will then compare and contrast the two queens and discuss the ways in which they are similar and different.

HOMEWORK

Complete week three Why They Ruled! Worksheet

 

Session 4: Queen Victoria of England Vs Catherine the Great Empress of Russia

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will begin class by sharing their worksheet from the previous week and voting on which queen moves to the next “ round”  Students will then examine the lives of Queen Victoria and Catherine the Great. Students will then compare and contrast the two queens and discuss the ways in which they are similar and different.

HOMEWORK

Complete week four Why They Ruled! Worksheet

Session 5: Queen Isabella of Spain vs Catherine D’ Medici Queen of France

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will begin class by sharing their worksheet from the previous week and voting on which queen moves to the next “ round”  Students will then examine the lives of Isabella of Spain and Catherine D’ Medici  Students will then compare and contrast the two queens and discuss the ways in which they are similar and different.

HOMEWORK:

Complete week five Why They Ruled! Worksheet

Session 6: The Best Queen

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will begin by sharing their worksheet from the previous week. They will then cast their final votes and choose which queen “ ruled” the most. We will then discuss and review all ten queens and students will choose which queen they want to do their final project on

HOMEWORK:

Students will create their final PowerPoint presentations on the queen of their choice

Session 7: Presentations

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will share  their final presentations.

Women 

Who 

Ruled!

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