The French Revolution Museum
1 The Hook
Students will view reenactments of the French Revolution and read stories written about the time periods.
2 Direct Instruction
Students will be given a timeline of the major events of the French Revolution. Students will then be be given a brief explanation of each major event and famous individual from the period. Teacher will give directions and model how to use the museum box website to construct their project on the French Revolution.
3 Independent Practice
Students will be assigned a specific historical figure or event from the French Revolution. Students will need to research important aspects of their assigned topic and compile information they will use to teach their classmates about the event or person. After students have obtained all of the historical information they need to present, they should then begin to format their project using Museum Box. Students will display the information they have found defining and highlighting their assigned topics and then add videos, music, graphics etc. to enhance their presentation.
Students will teach their topic from the French Revolution to classmates. After all presentations are finished, we will discuss which event or people were most influential during the French Revolution.