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Mao Zedong (HERO OR VILLAIN) Common Core Reading-Debate-Activity Bundle

Lesson plan with all directions, objectives, essential questions bundle. I have done this with my class multiple times and they love to argue and discuss how leaders can be responsible for good and bad.

This can be used for anywhere from 1 to 3 days.

Starts with close read on the Long March.

There are two activities, readings, comprehension questions that portrays Mao Zedong as a Hero and a Villain. Student will debates/discuss their findings and arguments.

There is also a review Powerpoint about Mao.

There is a homework or closure activity with practice Regents Multiple choice questions.


1) Also included is my mini BIO worksheet on MAO

2) Lesson follow up ideas

3) Powerpoint discussing Deng Xioping

Category: History → World History
Price: $2.49

This lesson plan costs $2.49

About the Teacher


Mike Nichols

My name is Mike and I have been teaching Social Studies for the past 16 years. I have taught global studies and economics on the high school level in two different school districts.


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