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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Linking Important Geographic Sites To World History

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the importance of geography as it relates to significant events or periods in world history, especially that which pertains to Europe and the United States. They access websites imbedded in this plan to do their...
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Africa Speaks Out; A World History Lesson on the Effects of Colonialism on Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the effects of colonialism on Africa. In this world history lesson plan, students identify and locate the colonial powers within Africa as well as the make-up of Africa today as they read and analyze...
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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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Teaching World History Through Literature

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the implications of the Japanese occupation of Korea during World War II. In this World War II lesson, 9th graders read Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood or When My Name Was Keoko. Students write book reviews...
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Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography 2008

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Test your learners on their knowledge of world history and geography. In this global history and geography standardized test, class members respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them...
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Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, 2009

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Get your geographers thinking with this global history and geography standardized practice test. Class members respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their...
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Digital History

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders analyze different types of photographs. In this Digital Records lesson, 10th graders create a digital history of a specific topic in World History. Students present their story boards to the class. 
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Coups and Revolutions Quiz 1

For Students 6th - 12th
In this coups and revolutions activity, students complete short answer questions about world history and their coups and revolutions. Students answer 10 short answer questions.
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Aboriginal Web Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars 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...
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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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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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The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905: A Turning Point in Japanese History, World History, and How War is Conveyed to the Public

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The big question: How did Russo-Japanese War imagery and the press influence Japanese perception of the war? Learners consider this big question as they compare and contrast various artistic media from the period. The lesson is...
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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: 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to the Present

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Intended to help Virginia teachers align their curriculum to the state's history and social science standards, this packet provides a wealth of materials for any social studies or science instructor. Loaded with plans, suggestions for...
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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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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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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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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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Civilizations of the Ancient Near East

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate ancient civilizations by creating a research project.  In this world history lesson, 6th graders investigate historic civilizations developed close to important rivers of the near East.  Students create a...
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Fall Of The Roman Empire

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders make a hypothesis about the fall of the Roman Empire and then read data sets that show what really happened. In this Roman Empire lesson plan, 6th graders can revise their hypothesis as they read and then explain what...
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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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