World History

 

Objectives:

 

·        To understand major events in world history

·        To gain knowledge of the origins and evolution of conflict in American history

·        To increase knowledge and problem solving skills in the world history arena

·        To increase vocabulary and reading comprehension for the GED or other educational goals

 

Outcomes:

 

·        To complete a practice world history test

·        To complete a practice Social Studies test

 

Warm-Up:

 

1.      Ancient history -- Click here:  http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0001198.html.

 

2.      1 – 999 A.D. history -- Click here:   http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0001209.html.

 

3.      1000 – 2003 A.D. history -- Click here:  http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0777090.html.

 

4.      Millennium Milestones -- Click here:  http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0781458.html.

 

New Instruction:

 

In this section, click on “Revise” to learn the material.  When you have finished each section, you may take the test.

 

1.      Britain and WW1 -- Click here:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/britainwwi/index.shtml.

 

2.      International Relations 1919 – 1945 -- Click here:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/1919to45/index.shtml.

 

3.      Germany 1919 – 1945 -- Click here:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/germany1919to45/index.shtml.

 

4.      International Relations 1945 – 1989 -- Click here:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/1945to89/index.shtml.

 

5.      Medicine Through Time -- Click here:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/medicine/index.shtml.

 

Feedback and Review:

 

1.      Evolution of Communication -- Click here:  http://library.thinkquest.org/26451/newmenu.html.

 

2.      Explore the Renaissance -- Click here:  http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/index.html.

 

3.      Virtual tour of cave paintings -- Click here:  http://www.hbschool.com/activity/cavepaintings/vallon.html.

 

4.      Hyper Timeline -- Click here:  http://privateschool.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hyperhistory.com.%2Fonline_n2%2FHistory_n2%2Fa.html.

 

5.      Milestones in World History -- Click here:  http://www.history-timeline.com/en.

 

6.      Timelines and Topics from History -- Click here:  http://timelines.ws/.

 

7.      Exploring Ancient World Cultures -- Click here:  http://eawc.evansville.edu/index.htm.

 

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

1.      World History 1 -- Click here:  http://www.factmonster.com/spot/quiz/worldhist1/1.html.

 

2.      World History 2 -- Click here:  http://www.factmonster.com/spot/quiz/worldhist2/1.html.

 

3.      Multiple choice quizzes on various world topics -- Click here:  http://www.factmonster.com/spot/quizzes-world.html.

 

4.      When you have completed all of the available instruction in the American History, World History, Geography, Economics, Civics and Government, and Charts and Graphs areas, you are ready to take the practice tests Click here http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/pilotproject/socialstudies/practicesocialstudiestests.htm  for Practice Social Studies Tests.

 

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