HS World History
In this course, students gain an understanding of the Social Studies content. Students will study the units listed for the Fall and Winter Terms which have been designed using the Michigan High School Social Studies Content Expectations. In class and online lectures, discussions, projects, videos, and group work are the primary methods of exploration and instruction in this student self-paced mastery based classroom.
What does it take to be successful?
1. Watch the videos and take Cornell Notes.
2. Practice using the online materials and check your answers.
3. Apply what you have learned in the group work.
4. Complete the mastery check at an 80% level or higher.
5. Move on to next topic.
Draft Fall Semester
Constitution Day: 17 September
Ch 1: The Peopling of the World: Prehistory-2500 BC
Ch 2: Early River Civilizations: 3500 BC - 450 BC
Ch 3: People and Ideas on the Move: 2000 BC - 250 BC
Ch 4: First Age of Empires: 1570 BC- 200 BC
Ch 5: Classical Greece: 2000 BC - 300 BC
Ch 6: Ancient Rome and Early Christianity: 500 BC- 500 AD
Ch 7: India and China Establish Empires: 400 BC - 550 AD
Ch 8: African Civilizations: 1500 BC - 700 AD
Ch 9: The Americas: A Separate World: 40,000 - 700 AD
Ch 10: The Muslim World: 600-1250
Ch 11: Byzantines, Russians, and Turks Interact: 500-1500
Ch 12: Empires in East Asia
Ch 13: European Middle Ages: 500-1200
Ch 14: The Formation of Western Europe: 800-1500
Ch 17: European Renaissance and Reformation, 1300-1600
Ch 19: An Age of Explorations and Isolation, 1400-1800
Ch 20: The Atlantic World, 1492-1800
Draft Spring Semester
Ch 21: Absolute Monarchs in Europe, 1500-1800
Ch 22 Enlightenment and Revolution, 1550-1789
Ch 23: The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789-1815
Ch 24: Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West: 1789-1900
Ch 25: The Industrial Revolution 1700-1900
Media Center Research Visit Exit Ticket
Ch 26: An Age of Democracy and Progress: 1815-1914
Ch 27: The Age of Imperialism, 1850-1914
Ch 28: Transformations Around the Globe: 1800-1914
Ch 29: The Great War, 1914-1918
Ch 30: Revolution and Nationalism, 1900-1939
Ch 31: Years of Crisis: 1919-1939
Ch 32: World War II: 1939-1945
Ch 33: Restructuring the Postwar World: 1945- Present
Ch 34: The Colonies Become New Nations: 1945- Present