This amazing 150 slide PowerPoint covers ALL of World history from the Paleolithic Era through modern times! Each slide contains 3-4 short questions to engage students, reflect on past learning, and segue into your new lesson. All slides contain engaging graphics for visual learners and utilize a variety of questioning styles. The slides could also act as an excellent review activity after a unit or as exit tickets for EVERY CLASS throughout the year.
French fries. Baked potatoes. Mashed potatoes. Potato chips. Potatoes are everywhere because they’re easy to grow, nutritious, and totally delicious. But they’re also crucially important to the creation of the world as we know it. The modern world was built on potatoes! Ted-Ed explores the history of potatoes and shows how Western countries rose to power off the backs of potato eaters.
Isabell Meggett, 86, was born in and grew up in a slave cabin on Point of Pines Plantation — also known as Mitchell Place — in 1930. The small cabin has been relocated to the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture and will provide a vivid image of America’s slave-holding past.