Learning Recommendations: World History 1 & World History 2

General Description: World Studies 3 is a semester-long Social Studies class that is a study of the geography, politics, economics, society and history of the world. World Studies 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 1
  • Russian Revolution
  • Fascism
  • Communism
  • World War 2
  • Cold War
  • Modern Middle East
  • Current World Problems

Strategies:  The approaches taken in this course should include but not be limited to collaborative and/or cooperative learning groups, inquiry-based instruction, primary source analysis and lectures, films, readings, and independent research and analysis.

Homework:  Homework will be assigned at teacher discretion and in general is 30 minutes or less.

The Washington State Technology Standards addressed in this course include: