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Course name: World History

Course number:7921027

Teacher:

Objective:

The objective of this course is to connect worldwide historical events to current events and daily living activities, therefore, increasing the student’s cultural and social awareness

Description:

This course is a study of both ancient and modern world history, including the foundation of civilizations, belief systems, commerce, exploration, enlightenment, political revolutions, the industrial revolution, nationalism, imperialism through the world wars, the cold war, the quest of countries seeking independence, and changes in current global patterns.   

Materials:

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Ducksters Education Site

Kids Discover

Thinker Academy

Kahn Academy

Additional Supplemental materials provided by the teacher

Classroom expectations:

The teacher will provide accommodations and modification to allow all students to participate in class to their fullest ability.

Students are expected to:

1)      Respect Peers, Staff, and Yourself

2)      Respect Class Time

3)      Respect School Property

4)      Be Where You Are Supposed to Be

Assessment:

Based on individual student needs the student may be assessed using any combination of:

         cumulative projects

         work portfolio

         written assessment

         verbal assessment

         teacher and staff daily observation

Grading:

         20% completed in-class assignments (ie. Given appropriate accommodations, was the student able to independently complete the classwork for the day)

         40% completed end of topic assessments (ie. Given appropriate accommodations and modifications the student is able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the topic based on the sunshine state standards)

         20% daily demonstration of appropriate behavior during class (ie. Given appropriate accommodations the student will demonstrate behavior that is conducive for their own learning and the learning of their peers)

         20% participation (given appropriate accommodations and modifications the student will engage in classroom activities)

Course Outline:

Month

Topic

Sub-topics

August

Pre-History

Mesozoic era

Neolithic Era

Stone Age

September

Pre-History (cont.)

Bronze Age

Iron Age

October

Ancient China

Ancient Chinese Culture

Ancient Chinese Architecture

Ancient Chinese Government

Important people

November

Ancient Rome

Ancient Roman Culture

Ancient Roman Architecture

Ancient Roman Government

Important people

December

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek Culture

Ancient Greek Architecture

Ancient Greek Government

Important people

January

Middle Ages

Feudal System

Culture

Major Events

Literature and art

Important people

February

Renaissance

Culture

Major Events

Literature and art

Important People

March

Industrial age

WWI

Major Inventions

Important People

Major Events (cause and effect)

April/May

WW!!-Modern times

Major Inventions

Important People

Major Events (cause and effect)

 

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