World Studies I

The KSD Social Studies logo with the four themes of origins, conflict, systems, and change. World Studies: Ancient to Middle Ages

Grade Level  Standards and Expectations

Classroom-Based Assessment Models (CBAs)

Topic  

Core Resources

Ancient World History  
Patterns of Interaction

McDougal Littell

Supplemental Resources

(Place your cursor on the  internet resource title to get the description - Be patient - it will take a second to pop up)

Video Streaming, Project Ideas and Activities

Pre-History

 

Core Textbook:
Ancient World History: Patterns of Interaction

Unit 1

bullet

Chapter 1

bullet Best History sites
bullet BBC -Ancient History
bullet BBC Games
bulletLascaux Cave (courtesy of Kim McKeever)
bulletHuman Migration (courtesy of Kim McKeever)
bulletHow did Modern Humans Populate the Globe? (courtesy of Kim McKeever)

River Civilizations

bullet

Egypt

bullet

Mesopotamia

bullet

Indus Valley

bullet

China

 

Core Textbook:
Ancient World History: Patterns of Interaction

Unit 1,

bullet

Ch. 2, 3, & 4

Primary Documents:

bullet

Code of Hammurabi

bullet

Tomb of Tutankhamen

bullet

Bhagavad-gita

bullet

Rigvada

bullet

Life of the Buddha

bullet

Ten Commandments

bullet

Analects

bullet

Best History sites

bulletAncient Egypt Virtual Tour (courtesy of Darlene Bishop)
bullet Ancient Egypt Internet Play (courtesy of Kim McKeever)
bullet Building a Business Along the Nile (courtesy of Kim McKeever)
bullet Egyptian Gods and Goddess (courtesy of Kim McKeever)
bullet Interview with a Famous Chinese  Person in History
bullet Ancient Civilization Webquest

 

Classic/Golden Ages

bullet

Greece

bullet

Rome

bullet

Persia

bullet

India

bullet

China

bullet

Maya

bullet

Inca

bullet

 Aztec

 

Core Textbook:
Ancient World History: Patterns of Interaction

Unit 2

bullet

Chapters 5, 6, 7, 9

Unit 4,

bullet

Chapter 16

Primary Documents:

bullet

Odyssey

bullet

Spartan Discipline

bullet

History of Herodotus

bullet

Republic

bullet

The Plague in Athens

bullet

Dinner with Attila the Hun

bullet

Human Sacrifice Among the Aztecs

bullet The Perseus Digital Library
bullet Best History sites
bulletAncient Rome Virtual Tour (courtesy of Darlene Bishop)
bulletGreco Roman Culture (courtesy of Kim McKeever)
bullet Southeastern Asian History Webquest (courtesy of Kim McKeever)
bullet Vietnam Cultural Exchange Lesson (courtesy of Kim McKeever)
bullet Roman Forum Internet Assignment
(courtesy of Kim McKeever)

Middle Ages

bullet

Europe

bullet

Japan

bullet

Islamic

bullet

Byzantine

bullet

Africa

 

Core Textbook:
Ancient World History: Patterns of Interaction

Unit 3

bullet

Chapters 10-15

Primary Documents:

bullet

Qur’an

bullet

Secret History of the Mongols

bullet

Marco Polo at the Mongol Court

bullet

Life of Charlemagne

bullet

The Duties of Lords and Vassal

bullet

Internet Medieval Sourcebook

bullet

Best History sites

bullet

HistoryUK

bullet

HistoryUK games

bulletJapan:  Timeline of Change
bulletA Medieval Calendar
bullet The Great Age of Exploration (see review)
bullet Exploring the Renaissance (1350-1650)   (see review)
bullet Medieval Times:  Life In The Middle Ages (1000-1450) (see review)
bullet Creating a Brochure about Baghdad (courtesy of Kim McKeever)
bulletIbn Buttata Post Card (courtesy of Kim McKeever)
bullet Ibn Buttata PowerPoint postcard sample(courtesy of Kim McKeever)

Any Topic

 
bullet

HyperHistory On-line

bullet

World Facts Book

bullet

BBC history games

bullet

HistoryUK games

bullet

Xpeditions - National Geographic lessons

bullet

Build a Timeline

Wash. State /US World Studies I World Studies II 10th CWI US Hist./Govt. 12th CWI

Home Elementary SS Secondary SS