Wednesday, April 1, 2015

WHII Day 8: The Revolution Begins

Fireworks display on Bastille Day
Setting the Stage
We will look at and discuss what happened to France after King Louis' failed attempts to tax the 2nd estate at the Estates-General.  Why did the 3rd estate form the National Assembly?  What led to the Tennis Court Oath, Storming of the Bastille, and The Great Fear?
Activities
1.  We will continue to discuss the beginnings of the revolution.  Students will be able to answer
      the following questions:
      -What was the Estates-General?
      -Why did the 3rd Estate form the National Assembly?
      -How did the Tennis Court Oath, Storming of the Bastille, and The Great Fear lead to
      the beginning of the revolution?
                 -Forces of Change PP
2. How does the French Revolution capture the mood of the revolution?
                 -French National Anthem
3. Students will use their iPads to discover how the French celebrate Bastille Day on July 14.  
    They will follow the rubric and turn in all of their findings to Showbie. 
                 -Bastille Day Celebrations

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