This is a World History Course, aligned with the Common Core Standards. The second semester of this course will focus on the Enlightenment, Industrial Revolution, Imperialism, Wars of the 20th century, and modernization. This is a Survey Course that will span a large segment of time, peoples, and cultures. Assignments embedded in the curricula will/ may include; Geography, Vocabulary, Reenactments, and Art.
Current Event Paper. Due every other Friday. 50 points each (8 papers total /400 points Total) Template Here, Rubric Here w/ ADC Requirements Weekly in- class Reading and Summary Assignments. 10 points each (20 Assignments/200 points total) Rubric Here Homework. 10 points each/ (20 Assignments/200 points Total) Rubric Here Mid Term Exam. 100 points Final Exam. 100 points
Learn, Expand your Perspective, Open your Understanding, Learn to Think for yourself, Be Respectful of all Ideas and Thoughts, Bring your Best you to Every Class. Cell Phone Privilege Agreement Here
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Week 1: January 7-11 Introductions and Overview Essential Questions: How can a question lead to a revolution? What impact can a "spirit of inquiry" have?
Week 13: April 8-12 Essential Questions: What were the causes and effects of WWII? What is the foundation of the Holocaust? How can oppression and national sentiment shape the rise of a leader? What factors led to the rise of the Nazi party?