Each semester is broken into four, four-week units, primarily covering one skill area while progressing through World History.  Click on the links below to follow the course assignments and classroom instructional videos.  The school year starts on August 12th and content will be added as the course progresses.

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SEMESTER ONE

 

UNIT 5

Weeks 19-23

 Day 40-50

Change Over Time Essay

Industrial Revolution to Imperialism

 

UNIT 6

Weeks 24-27

 Day 51-60

Comparative/Analysis Essays

Russian Revolution to World War I

 

UNIT 7

Weeks 28-31

 Day 61-70

Objective Test, Public Speaking and DBQ

Interwar Period to Cold War

 

UNIT 8

Weeks 32-35

 Day 71-78

Research Skills and Comparative Analysis/COT Essay

Regional Challenges of Today

  


Unit 6

Weeks 24-27

Comparative/Analysis Essays

Russian Revolution to World War I



Day 51

February 24

Classwork: 

  • Reflect on United Nations PBL Unit - How choices should the teacher make differently for the next unit?
  • Review on how to take effective notes
  • Take group outline notes on "The World in 1900" while watching video - Seeds of Change

Homework: 

  • Enjoy your youth and protect your immune systems


Day 52

February 26

Classwork: 

  • Causes of World War I - Supporting with primary and secondary sources

Homework: 

  • Enjoy your youth and protect your immune systems


Day 53

February 28

Classwork: 

  • Quiz - Causes of World War I
  • Parameters of a Level 2 Speech
  • History through film - Joyeux Noel - 1) recognizing reasons why people would enlist in war, 2) identifying life on the Western Front

Homework: 

  • Using Spartacus WWI website, create a One-Minute Speech that satisfies the requirements of a Level 2 Speech

Day 54

March 4

Classwork: 

  • Deliver Level 2 Speeches
  • History through film - All's Quiet on the Western Front 1) propaganda, 2) life on the Western Front

Homework: 

  • Read and take notes on Chapter 36 in Our World's Story, answering the following questions - 1) What were the causes of World War I?, 2) What was life like on the Western Front? 3) How did the war impact civilians? 4) How did the war impact governments? 5) How was the war resolved?  You should read and take notes on half the chapter by Thursday.  You will be assessed on all the content on Monday.

Day 55

March 6

Classwork: 

  • Deliver Level 2 Speeches
  • History through film - Flyboys - Motivations for Enlistment, Advantages and Disadvantages of Aerial Combat

Homework: 

  • Read and take notes on Chapter 36 in Our World's Story, answering the following questions - 1) What were the causes of World War I?, 2) What was life like on the Western Front? 3) How did the war impact civilians? 4) How did the war impact governments? 5) How was the war resolved?  You should read and take notes on half the chapter by Thursday.  You will be assessed on all the content on Monday.



Day 56

March 10

Classwork: 

  • World War I Quiz
  • Major Components of the Versailles Treaty
  • Introduction to Homework

Homework: 

  • Prepare research to answer the following question for Wednesday's 40-minute Shared Inquiry Discussion - To what extent does the current conflict in the Ukraine resemble the issues and events that caused World War I?
  • Read Article on Crimean War-World War II comparison to see format of our discussion (although we will be comparing to WWI, not WWII)
  • Watch John Green's introduction to conflict - Understanding Ukraine




Components of the Versailles Treaty

Ukraine to WWI Homework Comparison

Day 57

March 12

Classwork: 

  • Shared Inquiry - Comparing the situation in the Ukraine to the causes of World War I

Homework: 

  • Enjoy your youth


Day 58

March 12

Classwork: 

  • Components of a Comparative Analysis Essay - Case Study - Teachers
  • Cycle of Revolution - Categories of Analysis - French Revolution

Homework: 

  • Prepare for Tuesday's discussion - To what extent did the Russian Communist Revolution of 1914-1920 resemble the Egyptian Revolution during Arab Spring?
  • For an introduction to the Russian Communist Revolution, you can use Chapter 30 in your Patterns of Interaction Book, or Our World's Story - p. 378-382
  • For an introduction to Arab Spring and the Egyptian Revolution, read the section in Our World's Story - 533-540, 545
  • Thursday Test: Comparative Analysis Essay + Objective Test - World War I, Ukraine, Communist Revolution, Egyptian Revolution

Day 59

March 18

Classwork: 

Homework: 

  • Prepare for World War I, Ukraine, Egypt, Russian Revolution Test - Study Quiz and Homework Questions on Chapter Reading
  • Create Outline for Essay - Write out Thesis Statement
  • Check out Twitter account for more Egypt Resources
  • Revisit Outline for Sample Essay - American Revolution to French Revolution

Day 60

March 20

Classwork: 

  • Objective Test - World War, Ukraine, Russian Revolution and Egyptian Revolution

Homework: 

  • Enjoy your youth and make good choices over spring break