CREATE WORLD HISTORY LESSON PLANS
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Table of Contents for World History Learning Guides and Lesson Plans from Movies and Film

Full Length Movies — Short Subjects — Movie Clips — Film Clips — Video Clips — Snippets

A. World History Lesson Plans from Movies and Films About General Geographical Area

Africa

The African Queen

Science-Technology; World/WWI & Africa [10+]

Born Free

World/Africa; the Environment [10+]

The Gods Must Be Crazy

World/Africa [6+]

The Gods Must Be Crazy II

the Environment; World/Africa [10+]

Gorillas in the Mist

the Environment; Science-Technology; World/Africa [13+]

Outbreak

Medicine; Science-Technology, U.S./1991 – present; World/Africa [14+]

Roots Vol. I

U.S./1629 – 1750 & Diversity; World/Africa [12+]

Asia

Contagion

(Health; Medicine; Science-Technology; U.S. 1991 – present; World/Asia; SEL: Courage; Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [13+]

Australia

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Caribbean

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Europe

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World History Lesson Plans from Movies and Films Relating to the Middle East

James’ Journey to Jerusalem

World/Israel; Religions [12+]

Lawrence of Arabia

Biography; World/England, Middle East & WWI [12+]

North America

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World History Lesson Plans from Movies and Films Relating to South America

The Mission

Religions/Christianity; World/South America, Paraguay, Brazil [13+]

World History Lesson Plans from Movies and Films Relating to Arctic/Antarctic

March of the Penguins

Science; the Environment; World/Antarctica [10+]

For World History Lesson Plans from movies and film relating
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The film clips and short subjects used in Snippet Lesson Plans are less than 40 minutes in length and are ideal for classroom use.

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