World Studies II

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World Studies: Middle Ages to Modern

Grade Level  Standards and Expectations

Classroom-Based Assessment Models (CBAs)

 

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Core Resources

Modern World History 
Patterns of Interactions

McDougal Littell

Supplemental Resources

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Video Streaming, Project Ideas and Activities
Renaissance, Reformation and Exploration

Core Textbook: Modern World History:  Patterns of Interaction

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Chapter 1, 3,  4

Primary Documents:

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95 Theses

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Various works of Renaissance Art

In-Depth Resources Unit 1

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Machiavelli: The Prince p. 26

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Castiglione: The Courtier p. 25

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Cromwell: Report on the English Reformation p. 28

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Treaty of Tordesillas p. 38

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Journal of Matteo Ricci p. 59

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Journal of Christopher Columbus p. 75

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Internet Medieval Sourcebook

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The Perseus Digital Library

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Exploring the Renaissance (1350-1650) (see review)

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Medieval Times:  Life In The Middle Ages (1000-1450) (see review)

The Age of Industry and Revolution

Core Textbook: Modern World History:  Patterns of Interaction

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Ch. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Other:

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Animal Farm

Primary Sources:

In-Depth Resources Unit 2

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Peter the Greatís Reforms p. 10

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Rousseau: Social Contract p. 27

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Galileo:  Starry Messenger p. 26

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Mary Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman p. 29

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The Execution of Louis XVI  p. 47

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Otto Von Bismarck:  Nationalist Speech p. 66

In-Depth Resources Unit 3

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Testimony on Child Labor in Britain p. 9

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Railroad Poster  p. 27

  

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The American Industrial Revolution (see review)

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Living History: Living During The Industrial Revolution (see review)

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The Industrial Revolution (1750-1915) (see review)

Interaction: Leading to the Modern Age (20th Century)

Core Textbook: Modern World History:  Patterns of Interaction

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Ch. 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16

Video: 

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All Quiet on the Western Front

Game: 

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Risk

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Zimmerman Telegram

In-depth Resources Unit 3

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In Favor of Imperialism p. 48

In-Depth Resources Unit 4

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The Murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand p.

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William Pressey:  Poison Gas p.

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Kristallnacht p. 46

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Farewell to Manzanar p. 63

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John Hersey:  Hiroshima p. 65

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World War II Resources

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Holocaust Resources
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US Holocaust Memorial Museum

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Museum of Tolerance Online Multimedia Learning Center

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Holocaust Lesson Plans and Curricula

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Dachau Virtual Tour (courtesy of Darlene Bishop)

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Africa (Kenya) Virtual Tour (courtesy of Darlene Bishop)

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Joseph Schultz (see review)

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One Human Spirit (see review)

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America In The 20th Century: World War I:  The War In Europe (see review)

The Modern Age

Core Textbook: Modern World History:  Patterns of Interaction

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Ch. 17, 18, 19, 20

Primary Sources:

In-Depth Resources

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Niu-Niu: No Tears for Mao p. 9

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Kennedy:  Cuban Missile Crisis p. 11

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Mathabane:  Kaffir Boy p. 45

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights p. 64

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Wudunn:  Cupidís Computer, Making Wise Matches p. 65

   

Any Topic

 
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The Historical Atlas of Europe 

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HyperHistory On-line

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World Facts Book

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A Town in Time

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Build a Timeline

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Japan:  Timeline of Change

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

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