Welcome to World History!
Everything you need to know about the purpose of this course, classroom behavior expectations, procedures, grading, etc. can be found in your syllabus!
After you and a guardian have read and agreed to the syllabus, I will check it and give you credit for your signatures.
Keep your syllabus at the front of your binder at all times!
World History Curriculum:
Learning Units for FIRST Semester:
UNIT 1: The Rise of Civilization through Rome & the Spread of Christianity (A Review of World History to circa 500 CE)
UNIT 2: The Spread of Islam (circa 600 to 1250 CE)
UNIT 3: Pre-Colonial African Societies & Empires (African History to circa 1500 CE)
UNIT 4: East Asian Empires (circa 600 to 1350 CE)
UNIT 5: The European Middle Ages (circa 500 to 1500 CE)
UNIT 6: Renaissance & Reformation Europe (circa 1300 to 1600 CE)
-= CUMULATIVE MIDTERM EXAM=-
Learning Units for SECOND Semester:
UNIT 7: Age of Exploration & Isolation (circa 1400-1700)
UNIT 8: New Muslim Empires (circa 1400-1800)
UNIT 9: Early Modern Europe: Absolute Monarchs, the Scientific Revolution & the Enlightenment (circa 1500 - 1800)
UNIT 10: Age of Revolutions (circa 1776 through 1900)
UNIT 11: Age of Industrialization & Imperialism (circa 1700-1900)
UNIT 12: Crisis of the Twentieth Century and Contemporary Global Issues (circa 1900 to Present)
-= CUMULATIVE FINAL EXAM=-
Please bring these required materials to class EVERY DAY:
Your PLANNER & covered TEXTBOOK
A 2-Inch THREE-RING BINDER with lined notebook PAPER
4 labeled, divided SECTIONS in your binder (journal, notes, handouts, maps/geography)
WRITING UTENSILS- pens and #2 pencil for tests/quizzes
-= BONUS Materials that would be nice to have: Colored pencils, scissors, ruler, glue, etc.=-
*** Bringing Your Materials to Class Counts Towards Your Participation Grade***
Our school requests that you have a 3 ring binder for each core class you are taking. Please see me as soon as possible if you need assistance acquiring these materials - we will help you!
Basic Classroom Expectations:
OUR CLASS IS BUILT ON THE THREE "Rs":
Everyone, at all times, will demonstrate Respect FOR:
- One's Self
- Our classroom/school environment and materials