Today, the island of St. Helena remains an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. The house on St. Helena where Napoleon spent his last days, however, was given to the French government. It is now a museum. For this lesson assessment, you will create an exhibit, collage, or pamphlet on the French Revolution that the museum would be proud to display.
Step 1: Determine which events to highlight. (choose one out of the three ways)
Your exhibit, collage, or pamphlet should include the following about the French Revolution:
- at least three causes, including the Enlightenment
- at least three events that happened during the French Revolution, including the Reign of Terror
- at least three effects of the French Revolution, including the rise and rule of Napoleon
Pamphlet template: Directions: For each cause, event, and effect, write three to five sentences to explain what happened and why it is important. Use complete sentences and check your work for accuracy, spelling, and proper grammar. Include at least one picture to add interest to your piece.
The French Revolution
(Cause 2 and summary)
(Cause 3 and summary)
(Event 2 and summary)
Reign of Terror (summary)
Rise of Napoleon (summary)
(Effect 3 and summary)
(at least one picture to represent the French Revolution)
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Review your Travel Journal and the lesson to identify what you think are the most important elements to include.
Step 2: Write a summary for each cause, event, and effect.
For each cause, event, and effect, write a paragraph explaining what happened and why it is important. Use complete sentences and check your work for accuracy, correct spelling, and proper grammar.
Step 3: Organize your museum piece.
Collect and organize the summaries into one exhibit, collage, or pamphlet about the French Revolution. Include at least one image to add interest to your submission.