General Description: World History 3 is a semester long Social Studies class that is a study of the geography, politics, economics, society and history of the world. World History 3 focuses on social, political and economic changes that took place during the 20th century and set the stage for globalization and the current world order. The course focuses on critical thinking, essay writing, note taking, research, and other relevant skills. 


  • Post World War I
  • Russian Revolution
  • Fascism
  • Communism
  • World War II
  • Cold War
  • New World Order
  • Globalization
  • Current World Problems


  • Collaborative and/or cooperative learning groups
  • Inquiry-based instruction
  • Project-based learning experiences
  • Primary source analysis and lectures
  • Film and readings

The Washington State Technology Standards addressed in this course include: