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World History Unit 1 - Geography

This unit provides materials for lessons on the Five Themes of Geography. Geography is an important part of human history since the beginning of time. Geography has played a vital role in history and these themes help us to understand the different ways in which geography shapes the story of world history. This unit also has PowerPoints on the four components of a map and blank maps that can be used in the classroom.
Presentation 1 - You Need to Study More Geography If You Think.ppt
Presentation 1 Handout - You Need to Study More Geography If You Think.doc
Presentation 2 - World and Continents.ppt
Presentation 2 Handout - Possible Blank World Maps to Use.ppt
Presentation 3 - 5 Themes of Geography & 4 components of a Map.ppt
Presentation 3 Handout - 5 Themes of Geography & 4components of a Map.ppt

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World History Unit 2 - Beginning of Civilization and Early Man

This unit includes PowerPoints on the first human-like creatures and their development into homo sapiens. There is also a PowerPoint on the Paleolithic and Neolithic ages as homosapiens who hunted and gathered for food found more efficient ways of survival through the Agricultural Revolution. Finally, the unit includes a PowerPoint on the Five Features of a Civilization, and a story activity that uses the book titled Weslandia written by Paul Fleischman. Three quizzes are also included in this unit.
Presentation 1 - Early Humans.ppt
Presentation 1 Handout - Early Humans.doc
Presentation 1 Worksheet - Chapter 1 Section 1 Jigsaw Questions.doc
Presentation 2 - Road to the Agricultural Revolution.ppt
Presentation 2 Handout - The Road to the Agricultural Revolution.ppt
Presentation 3 - Archaeology and Carbon Dating.ppt
Presentation 4 - The Five Features of a Civilization.ppt
Presentation 4 - Westlandia Create Your Own Civ Worksheet.ppt
Presentation 4 Handout - The Five Features of a Civilization.ppt

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World History Unit 3 - Ancient River Valley Civilizations

This unit includes PowerPoints on each of the four River Valley Civilizations; Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus and China. These cradles of civilization show the importance of the role of geography in the development and nature of these societies, since they arose around the same time period but are all very different from one another. There are also the unit tests given to Pre-AP and Academic level students.
Maps for River Valley Civilizations.ppt
PERSIA G.ppt
Presentation 1 - Mesopotamia.ppt
Presentation 1 Handout - Mesopotamia.ppt
Presentation 2 - Egypt Slideshow.ppt
Presentation 2 - Egypt.ppt
Presentation 2 Handout - Egypt.ppt
Presentation 3 - Indus River Valley.ppt
Presentation 3 Handout - Indus.ppt
Presentation 4 - Ancient China.ppt
Presentation 4 Handout - China.ppt
Presentation 5 - River Valley Civilizations Comparison Chart.ppt
Presentation 6 - Ancient World Players Chart.ppt
Presentation 6 - Ancient World Players Crossword.ppt
The Bangles - Walk like an a egyptian.mp3
Traders or Invaders Chart (Academic Version).ppt
Traders or Invaders Chart (Pre AP Version).ppt
Unit 3 - Jeopardy Questions .doc
Unit 3 Test Review Chart - River Valley Civilizations.ppt
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World History Unit 4 - India

This unit further explores the development of the Indus civilization and its history through what is known as the Classical Age of India. There is a PowerPoint on the first empires of India and also two PowerPoints and a quiz on Hinduism and Buddhism, the two major religions of India. There are the unit tests differentiated between pre-ap and academic levels.
Academic Essay Rubric.ppt
Hinduism and Buddhism Essay Outline Academic.doc
Hinduism and Buddhism Essay Outline Self Contained.doc
India Test Study Guide.doc
Indian - Hindi Pop Songs - Punjabi Wedding Song - Remix.mp3
Presentation 1 - India picture slideshow Introduction.ppt
Presentation 2 - First Empires of India.ppt
Presentation 2 Handout - First Empires of India.ppt
Presentation 3 - Hinduism.ppt
Presentation 3 Handout - Hinduism.ppt
Presentation 4 - Buddhism.ppt
Presentation 4 Handout - Buddhism.ppt
Presentation 5 - What is a mandala.ppt
hindi Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham - instrumental.mp3
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World History Unit 5 - China

This unit further explores the development of the Chinese civilization and its history into what is known as the Classical Age of China. There is a webquest that will require the use of a computer for each student. It goes into the Zhou dynasty and the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huangdi. There is also a packet on the Three philosophies of China; Confucianism, Daoism and Legalism, which requires the use of the text book titled, Ancient World History Patterns of Interaction by McDougal Littell. It includes a quiz on the three philosophies. There are also worksheets such as a China crossword puzzle and a Silk Roads worksheet with coinciding reading. Lastly, the unit test is also included for both pre-AP and academic level students.
Academic China Test Study Guide.doc
Presentation 1 - Webquest - China.doc
Presentation 2 - China Review Crossword puzzle.ppt
Presentation 3 - China Review Sheet.doc
Presentation 4 - Chinese Schools of Thought Worksheet Packet.ppt
Presentation 5 - Reading for Silk Roads.doc
Presentation 5 - Silk Roads Worksheet.ppt
Presentation 6 - China Jeopardy Questions.doc
Presentation 6 - Three Jewels of Daoism.ppt
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World History Unit 6 - Japan

This unit includes one PowerPoint on the history of ancient Japan with its coinciding handout for note taking. It includes information on Shintoism, the religion of Japan and the Heian period. There is also a crossword puzzle that can be used as a review activity.
Presentation 1 - Japan Picture Slideshow.ppt
Presentation 2 - Japan Notes.ppt
Presentation 2 Handout - Japan Notes.ppt
Presentation 3 - Japan Crossword Puzzle Review.doc
Presentation 4 Movie - Life and Philosophy of the Samurai.doc
Utada Hikaru - First Love.mp3
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World History Unit 7 - Greece

This unit includes ten PowerPoints with coinciding handouts to help students in note-taking. This Greece unit covers all major topics recommended by the Virginia Standards of Learning, from the creation of Greek city-states, the Persian Wars, the Peloponnesian Wars, The golden Age of Pericles, and the important contribution of Greek culture to the western civilizations. Some other topics covered are the philosophers of Greece such as Plato, Socrates and Aristotle. It includes three quizzes and the unit test which is differentiated from pre-ap and academic levels.
Presentation 1 - Greece Picture Slideshow .ppt
Presentation 10 -Peloponnesian Wars.ppt
Presentation 10 Handout - Peloponnesian Wars.doc
Presentation 11 - Contributions of Greek Culture to Western Civilization.ppt
Presentation 11 Handout - Contributions of greek culture to western civilization.ppt
Presentation 2 - Greece How it Began.ppt
Presentation 2 Handout - How Greece Began.doc
Presentation 3 - Geography - Blank Greece Map.ppt
Presentation 3 - How Geography Influened Greek Life Reading and Worksheet.doc
Presentation 3 Handout - Greece Geography Worksheet.ppt
Presentation 4 Worksheet - Warring City States.ppt
Presentation 5 - Greek Mythology.ppt
Presentation 5 Handout - Greek Mythology.ppt
Presentation 5 Worksheet - 12 major Gods and goddesses of Olympus.doc
Presentation 6 - Athens vs Sparta Chart with readings packet.doc
Presentation 7- Rise of Democracy in Greece Packet.ppt
Presentation 8 - Persian Wars Crossword Puzzle Review.ppt
Presentation 8 - Persian Wars.ppt
Presentation 8 Handout - Persian Wars.ppt
Presentation 8 Worksheet - The Persian War Questions.doc
Presentation 9 - The Golden Age of Pericles.ppt
Presentation 9 Handout - Golden Age of Pericles.doc
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World History Unit 8 - Alexander the Great and Hellenism

This unit includes a PowerPoint on the continuation of Greek culture through Alexander the Great and Hellenism. It covers the SOL content from the definition of Hellenistic culture, Alexander’s great library in Alexandria and the definitions of Stoicism and Epicureanism. It also includes a vocabulary quiz that covers the important terms from the Greek unit and this unit.
Presentation 1 - Hellenism.ppt
Presentation 1 Handout - Hellenism.ppt
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World History Unit 9 - Rome

This unit includes PowerPoints and worksheets on the Roman Empire from the Rise of Rome, the Punic Wars with an accompanying video, The Fall of the Roman Republic and the Rise of Imperial Rome. There are also blank charts that accompany the Ancient World History Patterns of Interaction by McDougal Littell text book on the Roman Republic and on Christianity in Rome. The unit ends with a blank chart with answer key on the contributions of Rome that comes with a PowerPoint of pictures and vocabulary terms to help students learn visually.
Presentation 1 - Rise of Rome.ppt
Presentation 1 Handout - Rise of Rome.ppt
Presentation 1 Reading - The Story of Romulus and Remus.doc
Presentation 1 Worksheet - Map of Rome Directions.doc
Presentation 10 - Contributions of Rome Picture Cards.ppt
Presentation 10 Chart - Contributions of Rome to Western Civilization.ppt
Presentation 10 Handout - Contributions of Rome.ppt
Presentation 2 - Roman Mythology and More.ppt
Presentation 2 Handout - Roman Mythology and More.ppt
Presentation 3 - Rise of the Roman Republic Crossword.doc
Presentation 3 - Roman Republic Graphic Organizer.ppt
Presentation 4 - Punic Wars.ppt
Presentation 4 Handout - Punic Wars.ppt
Presentation 4 Worksheet - Drawing the Punic Wars.ppt
Presentation 5 - From Republic to Empire.ppt
Presentation 5 Handout -From Republic to Empire.ppt
Presentation 6 - The Age of Augustus and the Pax Romana.ppt
Presentation 6 Handout - The Age of Augustus and Pax Romana.ppt
Presentation 6 Worksheet - Fall of the Republic to Life in Imperial Rome Crossword.ppt
Presentation 6 Worksheet - The Pax Romana Chart.doc
Presentation 7 Handout - Life in Imperial Rome.doc
Presentation 8 - Rise of Christianity in Rome.ppt
Presentation 8 Handout - Christianity in Rome.ppt
Presentation 8 Handout - Rise of Christianity in Rome.ppt
Presentation 8 Worksheet - Christianity in Rome Crossword.ppt
Presentation 8 Worksheet - Christianity.doc
Presentation 9 - The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.ppt
Presentation 9 Handout - The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.ppt
The Roman Show and Tell Feast.ppt
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World History Unit 10 - Byzantine

This unit continues with what happens to the Roman Empire after its split into Eastern and Western Rome. The Byzantine Empire is the continuation of the Eastern Roman Empire ruled by Constantine and later Justinian. This also covers the topic of Christianity and the Great Schism. There are two accompanying video clips on the Byzantine Empire and the Hagia Sophia. There is one quiz on the Byzantine empire and the Great Schism.
Presentation 1 - Byzantium Becomes the New Rome.ppt
Presentation 1 Handout - Byzantium Becomes the New Rome.ppt
Presentation 2 Handout - Video Clip Questions.doc
Presentation 3 Worksheet - The Great Schism.ppt
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World History Unit 11 - Islam

This unit covers another of the five major religions of the world, Islam. It begins with a PowerPoint on the Basics of Islamic faith with accompanying handout for note-taking, and continues with the following topics: Geography and its influence on Islam, and two PowerPoints on the spread of Islam. There are also PowerPoints on Muslim cultural and scientific achievements that have accompanying worksheets and video clips on the Dome of the Rock and the importance of this place to three different world religions. There are also unit tests with study guides for the test included.
Islam Jeopardy Questions.doc
Map of Middle East.ppt
Presentation 1 - The Beliefs of Islam.ppt
Presentation 1 Handout - The Beliefs of Islam.ppt
Presentation 2 - Geography and Islam.ppt
Presentation 2 Handout - Geography and Islam.ppt
Presentation 3 - The Spread of Islam.ppt
Presentation 3 Handout - The Spread of Islam.ppt
Presentation 4 Worksheet - Islam Crossword Puzzle.ppt
Presentation 5 - The Spread Of Islam Part II.ppt
Presentation 5 Handout - The Spread Of Islam II.doc
Presentation 6 - Muslim Cultural Acheivement.ppt
Presentation 6 Handout - Muslim Cultural Acheivement.ppt
Presentation 7 - Muslim Scientific Acheivement.ppt
Presentation 7 Handout - Muslim Scientific Acheivement.ppt
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World History Unit 12 - Africa

This is a short unit on the three West African kingdoms of Africa which include Ghana, Mali and Songhai. There are several samples of African music that can be played while showing the first PowerPoint presentation that is a collection of visuals on Africa. The other PowerPoint covers the establishment of the West African kingdoms through the Gold and Salt trade with an accompanying handout for note-taking. There is also a quiz included for assessment on the notes.
Africa Quiz.doc
Presentation 1 - Picture Slideshow.ppt
Presentation 1 Music - African - Youssou N Dour & Fela Kuti & Ali Farka - Kings of African Music.mp3
Presentation 1 Music - African Drums - West African Drum Music.mp3
Presentation 1 Music - Ghana Ethnic Music - Tribal Chants,Drums & Songs Of Africa - African Drums, Native Chanting (1).mp3
Presentation 1 Music - Steel Drums - African Tribal Music - Polynesian - Fiji Chant.mp3
Presentation 2 - Map of Africa.ppt
Presentation 3 - Africa.ppt
Presentation 3 Handout - Africa.ppt
Presentation 4 - West African Kingdoms.ppt
Presentation 4 Handout - West African Kingdoms.ppt
Presentation 5 Crossword - Aksum and West Africa.ppt
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World History Unit 13 - Middle Ages

This unit includes a PowerPoint that lays the groundwork for the Middle Ages. It begins with the explanation of Feudalism in the Middle Ages and the Carolingian Dynasty. It continues with the Age of Charlemagne and what was like living in a feudal society on a manor. There are also handouts which require the use of the Ancient World History Patterns of Interaction by McDougal Littell text book. It also includes a PowerPoint on the Crusades and a list of questions for a movie on knights.
Middle Ages Crossword.doc
Presenation 1 Maps - Medieval Europe Maps Labels.ppt
Presentation 1 Maps - Medieval Europe Maps.ppt
Presentation 2 - Age of Charlemagne and Feudalism.ppt
Presentation 2 Handout - Age of Charlemagne.doc
Presentation 2 Handout - Feudalism.ppt
Presentation 3 Jigsaw - The Age of Chivalry.ppt
Presentation 4 - The Crusades!.ppt
Presentation 4 Handout - The Crusades!.ppt
Presentation 4 Movie - Knights questions.doc
Presentation 5 - Middle Ages Movie.ppt
Presentation 5 Handout - England, France, Spain, Russia.ppt
Presentation 6 - Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail.ppt
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World History Unit 14 - Renaissance

This unit so far has one PowerPoint with an accompanying handout for note-taking which covers where the Renaissance began. It also covers the SOL standards of what happened during this time in terms of Art and Literature with material on Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Petrarch and Humanism, and Erasmus and Sir Thomas Moore. There will be more PowerPoints to come on this topic.
Presentation 1 - The Renaissance.ppt
Presentation 1 Handout - The Renaissance.ppt
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World History Unit 15 - The Americas

This unit includes one PowerPoint of the three Central American civilizations; The Mayans, Incas and Aztecs. The accompanying handouts will make a packet of three pages that includes all three civilizations. This PowerPoint covers all material required by the SOLs.
Presentation 1 - The Americas.ppt
Presentation 1 Handout - The Americas.ppt
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