World History

The blended Unit Plan is for Grade six social studies. The lesson allows students to research and learn in a variety of formats. 

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This unit emphasizes the diaspora of human history.

 

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This unit follows a general introduction of Athens and Sparta including historical context, geographical location, demographics, etc. This unit will begin with teaching about the people of Athens and Sparta and the competition between the two. Students will learn about the Persian Wars and the Peloponnesian Wars, focusing on the involvement of Athens and Sparta.

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In this unit, students will consider the impact of the many changes that took place during the 16th-18th centuries in Europe. Students will use multiple methods to examine the technological advancements of the Scientific Revolution, the conflict that this brought with the Church, and how scientists reconciled their beliefs about God with their new discoveries.

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This presentation is used in a unit on prehistoric man.  It includes information on the culture and society in which early man lived by looking at different cave paintings and pictures from throughout the world.  Special attention is paid to the great caves found in France that show us so much about how early man lived and had a culture.

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Using powerful pictures and statistics about prehistoric Mega-fauna students are brought back in time to when human beings lived with huge mammals.  Special attention is given to the size and abilities of the animals and how human beings lived along side of them.  This presentation was created to give students a picture of what life was like during prehistoric times as well as showing

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This lesson was created to meet the requirements of an AP World History course.  This would be completed early in the course as a study of the religions of Hinduism and Buddhism and their development and spread in India.

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Does geography determine destiny? This Unit encompasses the prehistory eras 1 and 2 of the State of Michigan Standards. It includes essential vocabulary, resources to teach migration, Paleolithic life, and Neolithic time eras. This unit will also help to teach timelines and includes an online book resource along with a reading guide.

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HISTORY H1 THE WORLD IN TEMPORAL TERMS: HISTORICAL HABITS OF MIND Evaluate evidence, compare and contrast information, interpret the historical record, and develop sound historical arguments and perspectives on which informed decisions in contemporary life can be based.

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This unit is designed to provide 11th grade students with a basic understanding of the 5 Major World Religions.  Included for each religion are:  origins, development, beliefs, and impact.  The unit incorporates elements of online learning with face-to-face interactions.  

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