⁣⁣Lesson Plan: Uncover the Secrets of Prague Historic City: Exploring the Rich History and Cultural Heritage of the Czech Republic's Capital!

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⁣⁣Lesson Plan: Uncover the Secrets of Prague Historic City: Exploring the Rich History and Cultural Heritage of the Czech Republic's Capital!

Grade Level: 6-8
Subject: Social Studies/World History

Objective: Students will delve into the history and cultural significance of Prague Historic City in the Czech Republic. They will explore its landmarks, learn about important historical events, and appreciate the diverse cultural heritage preserved within this enchanting city.

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.2: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.7: Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.9: Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.

- Computer or smartboard with internet access
- Images and videos showcasing Prague Historic City and its landmarks
- Primary and secondary sources related to Prague's history and cultural heritage
- Maps of Prague and the Czech Republic
- Writing materials


1. Introduction (5 minutes):
- Display images of Prague Historic City's iconic landmarks and ask students if they have heard of or visited this historic city. Discuss the importance of historical preservation and cultural heritage.

2. Main Activity (25 minutes):
- Explain to students that they will embark on a virtual tour to explore Prague Historic City, unraveling its rich history and cultural significance.
- Show images or a video that showcase Prague's notable landmarks, such as Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, and Old Town Square.
- Discuss the historical background of Prague, including its importance as the capital of Bohemia and its role in European history.
- Introduce primary and secondary sources related to Prague's history and cultural heritage, allowing students to analyze and gain insights into the city's development.

3. Scavenger Hunt (15 minutes):
- Provide students with a map of Prague and a list of landmarks and cultural sites.
- In small groups or individually, have students locate and mark these sites on the map using the provided sources and their own research.
- Encourage students to take notes about the historical and cultural significance of each landmark as they complete the activity.

4. Group Presentations (15 minutes):
- Have each group or individual share their findings and present information about the landmarks they researched.
- Encourage students to use visuals, such as photographs or drawings, to enhance their presentations.
- Facilitate a discussion after each presentation, allowing students to ask questions and share additional insights.

5. Wrap-up (5 minutes):
- Summarize the main points discussed during the lesson.
- Ask students to reflect on what they have learned about Prague Historic City and its significance as the cultural capital of the Czech Republic.
- Provide an opportunity for any remaining questions or comments.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

Wandering around Prague Oldtown from Charles Bridge to Powder Tower. Click here ▶ to see highlights and guide. Prague is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central Europe. It is a frontier of the modern West and the former Iron Curtain, hiding such beauty and elegance that you will be amazed. Prague has a bit of everything: historical monuments, admirable architecture, as well as vast gardens and parks. It is regarded by many as one of Europe's most charming, colorful and beautiful cities, Prague has become the most popular travel destination in Central Europe along with Vienna and Krakow. Millions of tourists visit the city every year.Date recorded: June, 2019Weather: ☀️ 32C | 90F-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Lets connect or support and receive updates of the travel places to be viewed in upcoming videos:Support me on【Paypal】https://www.paypal.me/WanderlustTVSupport me on【Patreon】https://www.patreon.com/Wander....lustTravelVideosFoll me on 【Instagram】https://www.instagram.com/wand....erlusttravelvideos/F me on 【Facebook】https://www.facebook.com/Wande....rlustTravelVideos/#W #Prague #CzechRepublic---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Highlights Timestamps (☉ Street/Road | ★ Highlight): ▶(0:15) Charles Bridge ☉★▶(0:30) Statue of St John of Nepomuk ★▶(3:49) Old Town Bridge Tower ★▶(5:01) Krivovnicke nam ☉ ▶(5:03) St. Francis Of Assisi Church ★▶(5:12) Salvator Church ★▶(5:35) Karlova ☉▶(7:38) Cathedral of St. Clement ★▶(10:14) Male Nam ☉▶(10:50) Staromestske nam ☉▶(11:23) Dum U Minuty ★▶(11:28) Astronomical Clock Tower ★▶(12:15) Meridian Square ☉★▶(13:08) Saint Niclas Church ★▶(15:40) At the Stone Virgin Mary House ★▶(16:05) Celetna ☉▶(20:22) Powder Tower ★▶(21:09) Na Prikope ☉▶(25:11) Havirska ☉▶(26:33) Zelezna ☉▶(26:50) Karolinum ★▶(27:30) Havelska ☉▶(28:20) Saint Gallus Church ★▶(29:08) Street Market ★▶(31:10) Wimmerove Fountain Square ☉---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Gear I use to record and edit videos (use links to receive discount and I receive a small commission): GoPro Hero 8 Blackhttps://amzn.to/37B9h8pGoPro Hero 7 Black (backup)https://amzn.to/2SDzmQaFeiyu G6 Gimbal Stabilizerhttps://amzn.to/2P6wqt7GoPro Karma Grip https://amzn.to/2SG9gMdZoom H4N Recorderhttps://amzn.to/325s7UfSandisk 1T Portable SSDhttps://amzn.to/3bQdngjRavPower Travel Routerhttps://amzn.to/39KxafbGoPro Accessoire Travel Kithttps://amzn.to/2SGaLu8Techsmarter 30000mah Power Bankhttps://amzn.to/38Iif54Improve your YouTube channel with TubeTubbyhttps://www.Tubebuddy.com/WTVAffiliatePromotion

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