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The Napoleonic Wars: 1799-1815

3 Lessons

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  • Materials:
  • Maps of Europe (1 per group of 4-5 students)
  • Game pieces (e.g. small toy soldiers, flags) to represent different countries and their armies
  • Deck of cards with historical events related to the Napoleonic Wars (e.g. "Battle of Austerlitz," "Treaty of Tilsit")
  • Pen and paper for each student


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  • Outcomes :
  • Student (depending on the degree and type of disability):
  • - reacts to the graphics presented in the lesson
  • - can assign a graphic to a name or event
  • - is able to build a simple statement on a given topic
  • - is able to build a statement on a given topic and supplement it with source materials

What Will I Learn?

  • Objectives :
  • Students will understand the causes, events, and consequences of the Napoleonic Wars
  • Students will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through the use of game-based learning
  • Students will practice using American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate and work collaboratively with their peers
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