World History Teacher Resources
Conquer world history with confidence using our collection of resources, covering everything from ancient nations and innovations to the development of western thought, major leaders, world wars, influential thinkiers, religions, and globalization in the modern world.
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Middle School World History
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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History Blueprint: The Cold War (World History)
A five-lesson collection examines the history of the Cold War from a global point of view. World History students analyze primary and secondary source documents, as well as video clips, to investigate the beginnings of the Cold War, its...
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Ancient Civilizations: Crash Course History
Never before have ancient civilizations been so clearly described in such succinct video segments...and here are six of them for your World History students! Persians, Greeks, Buddhists, Romans, and more! Watch as John Green delves into...
People in World History Quiz
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 7 multiple choice questions regarding noteworthy people in world history.
Money and Debt: Crash Course World History 202
Adam Smith contended that people are inherently drawn to creating a medium of exchange to make barter easier. A Crash Course World History video takes high schoolers through the creation and implementation of currency, and asks them to...
War and Nation Building in Latin America: Crash Course World History 225
Does war hinder the growth of nation-states, or does it facilitate development? A video from Crash Course World History examines this question in the context of Latin America, particularly how the lack of international war in Central and...
Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History
Who is to blame for widespread famine? Crash Course World History guides high schoolers through a video about droughts, famines, and whether the weather or human activity is at fault for each.
Climate Change, Chaos, and The Little Ice Age - Crash Course World History 206
Can climate change contribute to political unrest? Explore this intriguing question with a video from Crash Course World History that examines the Little Ice Age from the thirteenth to the nineteenth centuries, particularly in the...
World History People Review
Who's who in World History? Help your historians keep track of major figures with this World History People Review, where students match 96 world figures to the appropriate descriptions. The matching questions are grouped by historical...
World History Timeline Project
Using and online tool called TimeRime, class members create timelines that include what they consider to be the top 10 most important events from the first semester of world history. The first few pages of the assignment focus on how to...
World History Worksheet #8
What customs did the Ancient Aztecs practice? In this world history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions pertaining to the Aztec culture. A short answer question at the...
2017 AP® World History Free-Response Questions
Religion and politics have a complicated history. How were they intertwined with wealth in Europe and Asia in the Middle Ages? Learners explore the question using a prompt based on primary sources. Other activities allow individuals to...
How World War I Started: Crash Course World History 209
Why was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand significant enough to begin the First World War? Crash Course World History provides a video that covers the events of July and August 1914, including the political implications of...
Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227
When your class thinks of medieval history, they probably think of European castles and knights. But they may not know that the Heian period in Japan, which coincided with the Middle Ages in Europe, saw a significant development in...
Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226
The 1979 Iranian Revolution changed the identity of Iran, and in many ways, the Middle East as a whole. High schoolers learn more about the Persian region, history, and government in a brief but explanatory video from Crash Course World...
World War II, A War for Resources: Crash Course World History #220
What was the role of food in World War II? Examine Japan and Germany's pursuit of autarky and the acquisition of resources with a Crash Course World History video, which also addresses the varying ways that countries fighting in World...
World History Pre-Assessment
What do the members of your class already know about world history? This is a fabulous pre-assessment that will illustrate the varying levels of general world history knowledge among your young historians that you can use to inform your...
Charles V and the Holy Roman Empire: Crash Course World History #219
Charles V was the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire during its (arguably) most tumultuous period: the Protestant Reformation. Examine Charles V's rise to power, lofty objectives, and ultimate failure with a video from Crash Course World...
Asian Responses to Imperialism: Crash Course World History #213
World history is full of the glorious fanfare of the expansion of Western civilization, but was it perceived that way by the Eastern hemisphere? High schoolers watch a video from Crash Course World History to learn more about how Western...
The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217
One of the most enduring monuments to Muslim history in the world, the Taj Mahal, was built during the rule of the Mughal Empire. Learn more about the Mongolian and Persian history of the Mughal Empire, including the historical...
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World History Medieval and Early Modern Times
A slew of graphic organizers, worksheets, and student activities are packaged here for your world history pupils. From comparing and contrasting the Qur'an and Sunnah, studying cultural diffusion across eastern nations, or examining the...
Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230
Is democracy on the rise, or is it declining worldwide? Take a look at Crash Course World History's take on the state of global democracy when compared to the governments of Singapore, China
War and Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204
Is aggression part of human nature? What about warfare? Crash Course World History takes high schoolers through the anthropological perspective of war, as well as the philosophical and biological points of view, and explores whether or...
The Railroad Journey and the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History 214
Reluctance to accept new technology is not a unique attribute to the 21st century. An informative video from Crash Course World History covers the rollout of the transcontinental railroad during the Industrial Revolution, and whether or...
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