Please do not talk at this time
April 10
HW: Make sure your Notebook is up to date. Notebooks due
on Tuesday, April 21st. Pages 63A – 74A will be scored.
Russian revolution Vocabulary- Please add to Pg. 75A
Czar Nicolas II- King of Russia in the early 1900’s
Abdicate- to give up the position of King and all its powers to another
person or group.
Soviet- A group of elected elders who represent a city or region in the
Russian government.
Bolshevics- Lenin’s Communist party in Russia
Duma- the Russian parliament, like a congress and made up of elected
officials who make and enforce laws.
 We will now see the last of the WWI
 Please get your student review sheet
from the front table.
Video on the Fall of the Czar and the
Russian Revolution- Part 1
Consider these questions as you watch the video:
 What are the peasants upset about in the winter of 1917?
 How do the Russian Soldiers respond to their orders to
attack the demonstrating peasants?
 How does Czar Nicolas II respond to the demands of his
people? Why is this such a mistake?
 What is the result of the Czar’s actions?
Please do not talk at this time
April 20
 HW: Finish your Russian Revolution Timeline
 Notebook Due tomorrow, pgs. 63 - 74
 I was sick for the WHOLE break. Nothing has been graded.
Please be patient.
 STAR Testing this week- Why STAR Testing Counts
 Help Ms. Caramagno Out: I need examples of Student work for
two assignments: The comparison of South American Countries
from our unit on Revolutions of South America and our
Comparison on African and European Culture from the
Imperialism unit. I’ll give extra credit to any student’s work I
accept as an example for this teacher project.
 Last presenters?
Video on the Fall of the Czar and the
Russian Revolution- Part 2
Consider these questions as you watch the video:
 What changes take place in Russian society after the
abdication of the Czar?
 What was the purpose of the Soviets?
 What promises does Lenin make the Russian people?
Why are his ideas more appealing than those of the
Provisional Government?
 What is the result of the Czar’s actions?
Video on the Fall of the Czar and the
Russian Revolution- Part 3
Consider these questions as you watch the video:
 What is significant about the Bolshevik's refusal to join
the Provisional Government?
 What does General Kornilov do that is such a disaster?
 How do the Soviets respond to General Kornilov’s
 How do the Bolsheviks ultimately come to power?
Now we will look at the events of the
Russian Revolution in more detail.
 Get a Timeline Assignment
paper. Cut out the
timeline events.
 Using your book, your
brain, your video notes and
your partner, put these
events in order on a
timeline from 1900 –
 Write one sentence
defining each event.
Event- Date- Definition
Event- Date- Definition
Event- Date- Definition
Event- Date- Definition
Event- Date- Definition
Event- Date- Definition
Event- Date- Definition
Please do not talk at this time
April 20
HW: Finish any work left over from today.
3rd Period WILL be in rm. 203 (right here!) for STAR Testing!
 Please get your notebooks out and turn them to pg. 63A. Write
your name at the top of the page and turn them in to the stage.
 Please get your Posters or WWI Projects from the front of the
room. You need to take them home today.
 Have your Timelines Ready to go over in class!
Timeline Corrections!
Czarist Russia (1800's - 1917)
Russian Industrialization (1860's - 1900's)
Formation of the Menshevics and Bolshevics
Czar's Secret Police cracks down on radical
Bolshevics (early 1900's)
Lenin flees to western Europe (early 1900's)
Russo-Japanese War (1904)
Bloody Sunday (1905)
Formation of a Russian Parliament (the Duma)
Russia enters WWI (1914)
Rasputin comes to the Palace to "heal" Prince
Alexi (1915)
Russians suffer massive casualties at the Eastern
Front (1914 - 1917)
Russian soldiers mutiny, desert and ignore orders
(1915 - 1916)
The March Revolution (1917)
Czar Nicholas II abdicates (steps down from) the throne of
Russia (1917)
Kerensky takes power and decides to stay in WWI (1917)
Socialists form Soviets (Councils of elders) to protect
peasants (1917)
Lenin returns to Russia and starts the Bolshevik Revolution
Lenin seizes power in Russia (1917)
Russia leaves WWI with the Treaty of Brest Litovsk (1918)
Civil War in Russia between the Reds (Communists) and
the Whites (Capitalists) (1918 - 1920)
Red Army wins the Civil War in Russia (1920)
Lenin starts his New Economic Plan (1921)
Russia renamed Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1922)
All powers falls into the hands of the Communist Party
Stalin becomes a dictator (1929)
Cause and effect
 In your pod, identify as many Cause and Effect Relationships
that you can in your Timeline.
 Take your top 2 or 3 and write them into 2 or 3 clear cause and
effect statements.
 Write these on a mini whiteboard to share with the class (make
them big and easy to read!)
 Use Cause and Effect language:
The effect of…was…
This…led to…
As a result…
This…was a result of…
As a consequence…
Due to…
Was responsible for…
Gave rise to…
Accounted for…
Political, Economic, Social
Remember these? What types of events go into each
 Political- Government, wars, laws, police, courts, trials,
politics, political parties, parliaments and congresses, etc…
 Economic- Money, natural resources, infrastructure like
roads, power plants, factories, business, economic systems,
distribution of wealth, land, resources, etc…
 Social- People, traditions, ways of doing things, culture,
beliefs, religion, social groups and classes, etc…
Find your video notes…
 Look at the back of your video notes…
 Here are several events that led to the Russian
Revolution. Decide what category each one goes in,
Political, Economic, or Social.
 Then complete the question at the bottom…
 Finish the rest for HW.
Please do not talk at this time
April 27
Please get your notebook if you have not done so already.
Please get out your paper on Factors Leading to Revolution in
Russia and your Russian Revolution Timeline.
Check your Factors paper:
1. Political
8. Political
2. Social
9. Social
3. Political
10. Political
4. Political
5. Economic
6. Economic
7. Political
HW: Finish class
work at home.
Are your answers
different? That
could be ok…
what is your
Defend your
Share out Suggestions to the Czar…
 Of all these answers, which one is the MOST likely to be
successful and why?
Get a 3 Social Revolutions Paper and a
Comparison Chart
 Look carefully at the information on three of the revolutions we
have studied so far.
 What do they have in common?
 How are they different?
Consider these focus questions:
What did people want?
What prevented them from getting what they wanted?
How did they respond to these challenges?
Were they successful?
What led to their success or failure?
Now choose one of the three options
on your Comparison Chart
 Fill out your chart using the handout.
 Answer the two focus questions on the back
in complete sentences.