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 7

Weeks 28-31

Objective Test Taking, Public Speaking, DBQ, Interwar Period, World War II, Cold War

 


Day 61

March 31

Classwork: 

  • Considerations when choosing courses
  • Introduction to Interwar Period - Culture Wars, Challenge to Western Supremacy, Governments in Flux

Homework: 

  • Read and understand Chapter 37 - Our World's Story - "Roaring into Chaos"
  • Content Quiz on Wednesday

Day 62

April 2

Classwork: 

Homework: 

  • By Tuesday, April 7 read and understand Chapter 38 - Countdown to Horror
  • Complete work assigned by group
    • Group Norms due Friday, April 4th
    • Create schedule and deadlines for completion
    • Narrow down topic - Selection on Friday, April 4th

Day 63

April 4

Classwork: 

  • Culture Wars Project
  • Understanding Hitler and the Rise of Fascism - Hitler: Rise of Evil

Homework: 

  • By Tuesday, April 7 read and understand Chapter 38 - Countdown to Horror
  • Complete work assigned by group

Day 64

April 8

Classwork: 

Homework: 

  • Review information from Chapter 38
  • Complete work assigned by group

Day 65

April 10

Classwork: 

  • Quiz Chapter 38
  • Work on Culture Wars project - pay close attention to questions/prompts discussed in today's lesson plan

Homework: 

  • Prepare for trial presentation on Monday - complete tasks assigned by group


Day 66

April 14

Classwork: 

  • Correct Interwar Era Quiz
  • Hints for Level 3 Speech
  • Preparation for Presentation
    • 90 Second Speech
    • Presentation
    • Rebuttal - questions to ask opposition

Homework: 

  • Prepare for presentation

Day 67

April 16

Classwork: 

  • Gates Foundation Presentations
  • Crimea - Are we on the road to World War III?

Homework: 

  • Prepare for presentation

Day 68

April 21

Classwork: 

  • Gates Foundation Presentation

Homework: 

  • Chapter 39 - The Just War - Answer the following questions by Tuesday April 29
    • What were the major turning points in the European Theater?  In the Pacific Theater?
    • How did World War II impact civilians?
    • Why can World War II be considered a "just war"?
    • What were the reasons for and against the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan?
    • To what extent did World War II resemble World War I?  

Day 69

April 23

Classwork: 

Homework: 

  • Chapter 39 - The Just War - Answer the following questions by Tuesday April 29
    • What were the major turning points in the European Theater?  In the Pacific Theater?
    • How did World War II impact civilians?
    • Why can World War II be considered a "just war"?
    • What were the reasons for and against the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan?
    • To what extent did World War II resemble World War I?  

Day 70

April 25

Classwork: 

Homework: 

  • Prepare for DBQ
  • Chapter 39 - The Just War - Answer the following questions by Tuesday April 29
    • What were the major turning points in the European Theater?  In the Pacific Theater?
    • How did World War II impact civilians?
    • Why can World War II be considered a "just war"?
    • What were the reasons for and against the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan?
    • To what extent did World War II resemble World War I?  

Day 71

April 29

Classwork: 

Homework: 

  • Study for Objective Test  - World War I, Interwar Period, World War II, Contemporary Culture Clashes
    • Short Answer

Day 72

May 2

Classwork: 

  • Synthesizing Causes of World War II and Progression
  • Video Clips - Major Turning Points in World War II
  • Objective Test - WWI to WWII

Homework: 


Day 73

May 6

Classwork: 

  • Lecture - Decolonization after World War II
  • Introduction to Regional Challenges 

Homework: 

  • Read and take notes on Regional Challenges of Today - Only on your TWO chapters
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Day 74

May 8

Classwork: 

  • Cold War - Lecture and Film Clip Analysis

Homework: 

  • Read and take notes on Regional Challenges of Today - Only on your TWO chapters

Day 75

May 12

Classwork: 

  • Presentations - Regional Challenges of Today - Latin America, Japan, China, SubSaharan Africa

Homework: 

  • Read and take notes on Regional Challenges of Today - Middle East, India, Russia, Europe and the United States

Day 76

May 15

Classwork: 

  • Presentations - Regional Challenges of Today - Middle East, India, Russia, Europe
  • Introduction to Historical Song

Homework: 

  • Prepare for Historical Song - Choose topic - 5 Resources (at least one checked out book) - bring to class on Monday
  • Take Outline Notes for Specific Topic

Day 77

May 19

Classwork: 

  • Research and Creation of Historical Song

Homework: 

  • Prepare for Historical Song - Outline Notes - Bring in notes for Wednesday and one book whose content is demonstrated in outline
  • Song to be performed on Friday

Day 78

May 21

Classwork: 

  • Fishbowl - Issues Facing the United States of America
  • End of the Year Objective Exam
  • Final Exam Essay Questions
  • Final Exam Documents

Homework: 

  • Prepare for Historical Song - Outline Notes - Bring in notes for Wednesday and one book whose content is demonstrated in outline
  • Song to be performed on Friday