A-G World History

Cindy Wilkinson

cwilkinson@hcs.k12.ca.us

Office Hours:  2:00-3:00  Tuesday

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Recommended Curriculum - World History: Modern Times, Glencoe, 2006

Student Edition ISBN# 0078678552

Teacher’s Edition ISBN# 0078678560
 

Click Here for Important Home Page Infohttp://sites.google.com/a/hcs.k12.ca.us/sms-social-studies/home

 

RESOURCE PAGE

   
World History STAR testing prep
 
Glencoe Online Quizzes
 
Click below to access Glencoe's online chapter quizzes & helps
 
 
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Rubrics for Grading Activities
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
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 Teacher's Resource Guide

 

This resource guide was designed to help the student keep on track either using the recommended curriculum above or personal choice curriculum.  The guide is paced using standards and throughout the document, one can find lots of hands-on projects to meet those standards.
 
 
 
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Please refer to the A-G World History Project page for SMS Sample
 
 Ideas for activities to be used throughout the year  
First Semester Activities

 

The students will produce a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting Plato’s Republic and Aristotle’s Politics to a modern day Leader/philosopher.

 

 The students will write an analysis paper tracing the influence the United States Constitution and/or the Declaration of Independence had on a modern nation.

The students will create a comparison chart showing the democratic principles, such as due process and individual rights, established in the Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights.

  

The students will create a graphic depicting the ideology of the French Revolution and its different stages of government.

  

The students will create a cause and effect graphic depicting the progression of nationalism in Europe from Napoleon to the Revolution of 1848.

 

The students will create a chart depicting the reasons why England was the first to industrialize.

 

The students will develop a graphic examining how scientific and technological changes effected cultural changes.

  

The students will create a before and after industrialization chart depicting living conditions, workplace conditions, and economic conditions. 

 

The students will write a rhetorical stance essay on the development of unions.

 

The students will write a summary explaining the causes and effects of imperialism in a world region.

 

The students will write a research paper, with documentation, explaining the primary causes of WWI.

 

 The students will create a personal diary from the World War I trenches after viewing the video, All Quiet on the Western Front.

 

 The students will compare the European countries before the war and after the war on a world map.

 

 The students will develop propaganda posters that reflect World War I propaganda techniques.

 

The students will identify on a world map the major battles and theaters of World War I.

 

 

Second Semester Activities

The students will show the effects of the Yalta Pact, the Truman Doctrine, and the Marshall Plan on post World War II Europe and the United States in a cause and effect chart.

The students will develop a radio show news broadcast to describe the economic and military power shifts caused by World War II.

The students will analyze a timeline concerning the events of the Holocaust and write an essay explaining the roots of anti-Semitism.

The students will write a analytic essay tracing Stalin’s rise to power and his economic and political policies and abuse of human rights.

The students will write an analytic essay on the causes of the Cold War.

 The students will show the effects of the Yalta Pact, the Truman Doctrine, and the Marshall Plan on post World War II Europe and the United States in a cause and effect chart.

The students will create a graphic showing the impact of Soviet control over Eastern Europe on post World War II Europe and the United States

 The students will do a presentation explaining the Chinese Civil War and the subsequent political and economic upheavals in China

The students will write a position paper that supports their belief whether the uprisings in Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia were justified against the Soviet Union

The students will create a Venn diagram showing the causes of nationalism in the Middle East and their effects, with emphasis on the establishment of the modern day state of Israel

The students will create a newspaper  describing and detailing the collapse of the Soviet Union and the resistance to Soviet rule in satellite states

The students will chart the merits of the post World War II alliances created by the East and the West

The students will create a graphic identifying Hitler’s goals leading to the Final Solution.

 

 The students will analyze a timeline concerning the events of the Holocaust and write an essay explaining the roots of anti-Semitism.

 

 The students will interview a World War II veteran and share his/her story with t he class.

 

 

 

 

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