Welcome to your Global Studies Level 2 Class Website!
Our Global Studies class will study the historical past and current issues of five major world regions - Africa, the Middle East, East Asia, South Asia and Latin America. Within each region of the world we will study and learn about the area's geography, culture, history and current events.
The goal of this course is to help you view the surrounding global community and current global issues with an informed perspective.
You should check this class webpage often for updates, our class schedule, class handouts and homework.
Essential Course Themes & Questions
- Power: what are the sources of power and why is it so often abused?
- Leadership - What are the characteristics of a good/bad leader?
- Government - What are the responsibilities of a good government?
- The United Nations & International Intervention- What are Universal Human Rights? What options do international organizations, such as the UN, have to deal with abusive leaders/governments? Should the international community intervene in situations when leaders/governments are being abusive?
If you ever have any questions please feel free to email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Latin America Visual Analysis Exercise due: 5/18 (end of class)
Latin America Map due: 5/21
Spain + America Reconquista Google Qs due: 5/23
Latin America Magic Squares due: 5/24
Mockingjay Chapters 18-20 Qs due: 5/25
*All homework is due at the start of class unless otherwise noted
Important Class Documents
General Course Documents
General Overview Unit Documents
LotF v HG Discussion Socratic Seminar Rubric
WMD Notes Chart Cheat Sheet
Africa Unit Documents
Somalia Historical Patterns Notes
Middle East Unit Documents
Middle East Practice Map Quiz (ilike2learn.com)
East Asia (China + North Korea) Unit Documents
Chinese Dynastic Cycle Notes
South Asia (India + Pakistan) Unit Documents
Schoology Discussion Code: 743V7-WB36S
Latin America Unit Documents
Latin America Google Qs + Presentations