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.
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World History Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 20 multiple choice questions regarding topics in world history. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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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...
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Disease! Crash Course World History 203

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
International exploration and trade have largely carved out the world we know now. However, these historical movements often contributed to widespread pandemics of diseases, including the Bubonic Plague and other regional illnesses that...
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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...
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Islam and Politics: Crash Course World History 216

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Islamism, not to be mistaken for the religion of Islam itself, defines a government that uses Islam as its basis. A Crash Course World History video discusses the historical spread of Islam in context with the political presence of...
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Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
King Henry VIII was the first European ruler to embrace Protestantism as the religion of his state—right? A crash Course World History video takes viewers through the influence of Martin Luther's 95 Theses in Europe, discussing the...
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World History Medieval and Early Modern Times

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
A slew of graphic organizers, worksheets, and student activities are packaged here for your world history pupils. From comparing and contrasting the Qur'an and Sunnah, studying cultural diffusion across eastern nations, or examining the...
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Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is flipping a switch and lighting up a room normal or miraculous? It depends where—and when—you live. Crash Course World History covers historical uses of energy, current uses of energy, and the possible future uses of energy with an...
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2018 AP® World History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How were the development of railroads critical to the rise of empires? Scholars delve into the relationship between the two using a documents-based question from College Board. Other prompts explore ideas such as nomadic and sedentary...
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World History Test, Unit 3

For Students 7th - 10th
It's test day! Keep your historians from groaning by using a straightforward format like this world history unit exam. Students answer 30 multiple choice questions and 1 essay prompt about the Renaissance, the Black Death, and the...
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The Rise of the West and Historical Methodology: Crash Course World History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There are many ways to analyze a civilization's failure or success. Learn about the different perspective with which one can view Western civilization, including economics, politics, or narrative.
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People in World History Quiz

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, learners respond to 7 multiple choice questions regarding noteworthy people in world history.
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International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean...
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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...
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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...
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World History Lesson Plan: Uncovering Essential Questions

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Have you ever noticed a news story revolves around an essential question? Scholars research methods of reporting historical events. Working in groups, they use an interactive module to gather information on a historical topic, uncovering...
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War Consumes Europe

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How did the world react to Austria's declaration of war? This activity, guided by the McDougall Littell text, World History, has historians examining the beginnings of WWI through cause and effect analysis. Groups reference the text as...
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Famous Structures of World History

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Young scholars analyze primary sources. In this architecture lesson plan, students review ancient civilizations as they examine photographs of famous world structures.
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9th grade World History

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students identify famous structures. In this primary source analysis worksheet, students investigate selected photographs from the Library of Congress archives and identify the structures pictured as well as the civilizations that built...
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Aboriginal Web Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore world history by participating in a web design activity. In this aboriginal history lesson, students discuss the different jobs associated with designing a web site and identify the types of media that are often shown on...
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World History of Colonial America 1497 - 1763

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A fast-paced history of the colonization of North America takes viewers through almost 300 years of world history in just over six minutes! The major explorations, first settlements, and claims of land made by a variety of countries are...
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World History Final Exam Review

For Students 8th - 11th
Practice makes perfect! Set up your historians for success by giving them a review sheet before the big test. In this review, students utilize a list of 100 terms, events, and people in order to prepare themselves to take a final exam....
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Rethinking Civilization - Crash Course World History 201

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does a civilization need a state to be considered a civilization? High schoolers learn about the nomads, barbarians, and hill people of ancient history and the qualities of their existence that may have been considered a civilization...
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The End of Civilization (In the Bronze Age): Crash Course World History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Middle East during the Bronze Age was made up of many different civilizations, but based on economic, trade, and familial connections, one could consider the region as its own civilization. Learn more about the Middle East during the...