Learning Recommendations: None
General Description: World History 1 is a semester-long Social Studies class that is a study of the geography, politics, economics, society and history of the world. Semester 1 addresses the broad patterns and terms that students will need to know and use and examines world history from prehistory to the pre-modern era.
- Historical thinking and analysis skills
- Geographic luck and patterns of migration
- Culture, race and racism
- Development of religious thought
- Government and economic systems
- Expansion and collapse of ancient non-European civilizations
- Encounter, exploration and cultural exchange
Strategies: The approaches taken in this course should include but not be limited to collaborative and/or cooperative learning groups, inquiry-based instruction, project-based learning experiences, primary source analysis and lectures, film and readings.
Homework: Homework will be assigned at teacher discretion and will be minimal with good time management.
The Washington State Technology Standards addressed in this course include: