World History Teacher Resources

Conquer world history with confidence using our collection of resources, covering everything from ancient nations and innovations to the development of western thought, major leaders, world wars, influential thinkiers, religions, and globalization in the modern world.
Showing 1 - 24 of 2,143 resources
Lesson Planet

Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
Lesson Planet

History Blueprint: The Cold War (World History)

For Teachers 10th Standards
A five-lesson collection examines the history of the Cold War from a global point of view. World History students analyze primary and secondary source documents, as well as video clips, to investigate the beginnings of the Cold War, its...
6 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet

Ancient Civilizations: Crash Course History

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Never before have ancient civilizations been so clearly described in such succinct video segments...and here are six of them for your World History students! Persians, Greeks, Buddhists, Romans, and more! Watch as John Green delves into...
7 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet

Medieval Times

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Delve into the times of knights, feudalism, the Black Death, and royal courts with a collection of resources for the middle ages. It includes lessons, project ideas, and helpful materials for augmenting your world history unit.
Lesson Planet

People in World History Quiz

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 7 multiple choice questions regarding noteworthy people in world history.
14:04
Lesson Planet

Money and Debt: Crash Course World History 202

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adam Smith contended that people are inherently drawn to creating a medium of exchange to make barter easier. A Crash Course World History video takes high schoolers through the creation and implementation of currency, and asks them to...
12:14
Lesson Planet

War and Nation Building in Latin America: Crash Course World History 225

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does war hinder the growth of nation-states, or does it facilitate development? A video from Crash Course World History examines this question in the context of Latin America, particularly how the lack of international war in Central and...
10:30
Lesson Planet

Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who is to blame for widespread famine? Crash Course World History guides high schoolers through a video about droughts, famines, and whether the weather or human activity is at fault for each.
10:08
Lesson Planet

Climate Change, Chaos, and The Little Ice Age - Crash Course World History 206

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can climate change contribute to political unrest? Explore this intriguing question with a video from Crash Course World History that examines the Little Ice Age from the thirteenth to the nineteenth centuries, particularly in the...
Lesson Planet

World History People Review

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Who's who in World History? Help your historians keep track of major figures with this World History People Review, where students match 96 world figures to the appropriate descriptions. The matching questions are grouped by historical...
Lesson Planet

World History Timeline Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using and online tool called TimeRime, class members create timelines that include what they consider to be the top 10 most important events from the first semester of world history. The first few pages of the assignment focus on how to...
Lesson Planet

World History Worksheet #8

For Students 5th - 8th
What customs did the Ancient Aztecs practice? In this world history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions pertaining to the Aztec culture. A short answer question at the...
Lesson Planet

2017 AP® World History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Religion and politics have a complicated history. How were they intertwined with wealth in Europe and Asia in the Middle Ages? Learners explore the question using a prompt based on primary sources. Other activities allow individuals to...
9:10
Lesson Planet

How World War I Started: Crash Course World History 209

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand significant enough to begin the First World War? Crash Course World History provides a video that covers the events of July and August 1914, including the political implications of...
13:33
Lesson Planet

Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When your class thinks of medieval history, they probably think of European castles and knights. But they may not know that the Heian period in Japan, which coincided with the Middle Ages in Europe, saw a significant development in...
13:41
Lesson Planet

Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The 1979 Iranian Revolution changed the identity of Iran, and in many ways, the Middle East as a whole. High schoolers learn more about the Persian region, history, and government in a brief but explanatory video from Crash Course World...
Lesson Planet

World History Pre-Assessment

For Teachers 9th - 11th
What do the members of your class already know about world history? This is a fabulous pre-assessment that will illustrate the varying levels of general world history knowledge among your young historians that you can use to inform your...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

World History Research Paper

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Here is a set of fantastic project guidelines for a World History research paper, including over 60 possible research topics and guiding questions. Templates for source citations and summaries are included, as well as a very detailed...
12:55
Lesson Planet

Asian Responses to Imperialism: Crash Course World History #213

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
World history is full of the glorious fanfare of the expansion of Western civilization, but was it perceived that way by the Eastern hemisphere? High schoolers watch a video from Crash Course World History to learn more about how Western...
11:44
Lesson Planet

The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One of the most enduring monuments to Muslim history in the world, the Taj Mahal, was built during the rule of the Mughal Empire. Learn more about the Mongolian and Persian history of the Mughal Empire, including the historical...
11:02
Lesson Planet

World War II, A War for Resources: Crash Course World History #220

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was the role of food in World War II? Examine Japan and Germany's pursuit of autarky and the acquisition of resources with a Crash Course World History video, which also addresses the varying ways that countries fighting in World...
13:16
Lesson Planet

Charles V and the Holy Roman Empire: Crash Course World History #219

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Charles V was the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire during its (arguably) most tumultuous period: the Protestant Reformation. Examine Charles V's rise to power, lofty objectives, and ultimate failure with a video from Crash Course World...
15:32
Lesson Planet

Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is democracy on the rise, or is it declining worldwide? Take a look at Crash Course World History's take on the state of global democracy when compared to the governments of Singapore, China
10:37
Lesson Planet

War and Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is aggression part of human nature? What about warfare? Crash Course World History takes high schoolers through the anthropological perspective of war, as well as the philosophical and biological points of view, and explores whether or...

Other popular searches