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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Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Thomas Malthus posed the most famous, and most easily disproven, theory about projected population growth in economic history. What did he get wrong—and why? Explore the Malthusian Theory of Population with a Crash Course video that...
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Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans cannot survive without water, and neither can civilizations. A brief history of ancient civilizations and their dependence on—and management of—water demonstrates how states either flourish or flail based on the availability of...
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Capitalism and the Dutch East India Company: Crash Course World History 229

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did the Dutch East India Company flourish while other trade companies floundered? Learn more about the ways that the Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie, or the VOC, used interest rates, monopolization, and violence to maintain their...
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World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
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World History and Geography: Ancient Greek Civilizations

For Teachers 6th Standards
Have an Olympic Games coming up? Explain the history of the games while also teaching about Ancient Greek culture and civilizations. A scaffolded set of 24 tasks enhances learning and active engagement with the material in any classroom.
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World History and Geography: The Chinese During Medieval Times 600-1300 A.D.

For Teachers 7th Standards
The Great Wall may be one of the most famous pieces of architecture of all time. Teach seventh graders the history behind its construction, the importance of dynasties, and all about ancient Chinese civilization through a series of 20...
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World History and Geography: The Mayan Civilization

For Teachers 7th Standards
Do you want to implement technological skills along with social studies concepts but don't know how? Then this plan was made for you! Sixth graders storyboard and present a multimedia presentation to their class while also learning...
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How Did the Unification of Germany Change the Course of World History?

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Here you'll find a nice guided notes worksheet on Otto von Bismarck, which details Bismarck's plan to unify Germany, as well as asks learners to analyze his motivations and overall impact.
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World History Worksheet # 7 Questions

For Students 6th - 8th
What do we know about the ancient Mayan civilization? In this world history activity, middle schoolers utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases pertaining to the Mayan and Olmec to answer 10 fill-in-the-blank questions about the...
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The Age of Chivalry: Feudalism and Society

For Students 6th - 10th
If your historians think chivalry is dead, try this worksheet to remind them of its fascinating origins. As pupils read chapter 13 in the McDougal Littell text, World History (attached in case you don't have a class set), they complete...
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AP World History Unit Test Chapters 8-15

For Students 9th - 12th
Get your AP historians thinking about the facts with this exam worksheet, which has students responding to 60 multiple choice questions about world religions, major events, and significant historical figures. The exam specifies chapters...
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World History Games

For Students 6th - 12th
Prior to beginning a world history unit, introduce your class members to the essential questions and information included in the unit with a series of interactive learning games. Thirty-four topics are covered, from the Foundations of...
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Review of World History I for Lifeskills Students

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders play a Jeopardy style game to review World History. In teams, 9th graders choose a category and a value for their question. Students are given an answer, and they give the correct question to match the answer.
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World History and Geography: The Sumerians

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sometimes sixth graders may learn about a time in ancient history, but never get a grasp of the geography. This plan will ensure that doesn't happen. It includes 18 tasks that build on each other to enhance learning about ancient...
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WWI for World History Honors

For Teachers 10th
Using a textbook, learners will examine various aspects related to the Triple Alliance of WWI. They complete a series of handouts, engage in a class discussion, and interpret a map showing both the Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente....
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Geography and World History

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students build off of their current knowledge of geography and world history, while being introduced to new concepts and ideas.
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World History: Chronology

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Learners examine periods of time throughout world history. In this time chronology lesson plan, students read and create time lines. Learners complete a variety of activities involving the ordering of events in time. 
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Grade 10 History Unit 1 Test Review (1900-1929)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this world history review instructional activity, learners define and identify the 50 people and events listed on the instructional activity associated with the 1920's and World War I.
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World War II: Germany

For Students 7th - 12th
In this world history worksheet, students learn about Nazi Germany during World War II. They then use the information they learned to solve the 10 questions on the worksheet. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
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Ancient Mesopotamian and Egyptian Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners research cuneiform and hieroglyphics from the internet and use educational software to create their own cuneiform tablet in this excellent World History lesson. The use of the computer software program Inspiration 7.5 is...
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Life in a box: world history content

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students explore 6 boxes of stuff about famous people in history including Martin Luther King Jr., Peter the Great, Henry VIII, and more. In this history lesson plan, students then discuss their boxes with the rest of the class.
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World History/Current Events

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students write a poem discussing the courage, dignity, and hope of the Afghan Students. The poem consists of at least 12 lines. The poem should be illustrated on poster board using images from the magazines.
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World History Fall Final: Ancient History to the American Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A variety of topics and activities make up this presentation, which prompts viewers to answer questions from the Stone Age to the American Revolution. Note: You may find some slides more useful and pertinent than others.
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Foundation of Civilization: Technological and Environmental Transformations

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What are the attributes of a civilization? A unit from Crash Course World History connects the main ideas from four of its videos to define a civilization and to track the transition from the Paleolithic Era to the Neolithic Revolution.