World History Curriculum - Full Course - 10th Grade - Google Drive Access!

Grade Levels
7th - 10th, Adult Education, Homeschool
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Updated for 2020-2021! The curriculum is a living bundle that includes Google Drive access with the download, including any other updates I may add this month! Intended for 10th grade, but absolutely adaptable for 7th or 8th grade! I detail all days for the entire year, and include FULL descriptions of all content and concepts with new teachers in mind. You won’t have to lift a finger!

Includes full curriculum for World History:

Teaching Materials

  • Works independent of a textbook!
  • Access to all curriculum updates for life via Google Drive
  • Pacing for regular and block schedule classes!
  • Curriculum covers the Paleolithic & Neolithic Eras through the 21st Century
  • ESCAPE ROOM Classroom Activities
  • COLD CASE HISTORY Classroom Activities
  • SURVIVAL Classroom Activities
  • Engaging group activities, debates, and projects
  • Innovative in-class currency system to engage and motivate students!
  • Editable personally-crafted PowerPoints!
  • Explanations of ALL lecture information and activities for each week!
  • Detailed video tutorials on how to use the bundle & its contents
  • Student short answer and long essay models
  • Fun classroom review games to engage students and reinforce learning


  • 14 editable quizzes + keys
  • 4 multiple-choice tests + keys (includes Midterm and Final)
  • 14 short answer questions + keys
  • 5+ essays to choose from + keys
  • Simplified essay and project rubrics


  • Comprehensive Review Timelines
  • Personalized Review Games
  • Profile information for Quizlet
  • PDF on how I teach writing, content, grade, structure the class, and review

Unit 1

Notebook Page 1 -The Neolithic Revolution and River Valley Civilizations Notebook Page 2 - First-Wave Empires: Sumer, Akkad, Assyria, Babylon, & the Hittites

Notebook Page 3 - Classical Persia and Greece

Notebook Page 4 - Classical Rome and India, Hinduism, & Buddhism

Notebook Page 5 - Classical Chinese Dynasties, Legalism, & Confucianism

Notebook Page 6 - Monotheism in the Classical Era: Zoroastrianism, Second-Temple Judaism, and Christianity

Unit 2

Notebook Page 7 - The Byzantine Empire

Notebook Page 8 - The Emergence of Islam and the Islamic Caliphates to 1258 Notebook Page 9 - Empires of Southeast Asia: The Srivijaya, Majapahit, Khmer, & Champa Kingdoms

Notebook Page 10 - Empires of Sub-Saharan Africa: Ghana, Mali, Great Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, & the Hausa Kingdoms

Notebook Page 11 - Empires of Sub-Saharan Africa: The Songhai, Asante, & Kongo Kingdoms

Notebook Page 12 - Post-Classical China: The Sui, Tang, & Song Dynasties

Notebook Page 13 - The Mongolian Empire

Notebook Page 14 - Pre-Columbian Americas: The Inca, Aztec, & Maya

Notebook Page 15 - Feudalism in Medieval Europe & Japan

Notebook Page 16 - Medieval India: The Delhi Sultanate

Notebook Page 17 - The Ottoman Empire

Unit 3

Notebook Page 18 - The Protestant Reformation

Notebook Page 19 - The Scientific Revolution

Notebook Page 20 - The Ming & Qing Dynasties

Notebook Page 21 - Early-Modern India & Japan

Notebook Page 22 - The Age of Exploration: The Early Phases

Notebook Page 23 - The Age of Exploration: Maritime Empires

Notebook Page 24 - Absolutism and Resistance to Monarchial Power

Notebook Page 25 - The Age of Enlightenment

Notebook Page 26 - National Revolutions in the Americas

Notebook Page 27 - The French Revolution

Unit 4

Notebook Page 28 - Modern Economics: Capitalism

Notebook Page 29 - The Industrial Revolution

Notebook Page 30 - 19th-Century Science

Notebook Page 31 - Alternatives to Capitalism

Notebook Page 32 - New Imperialism

Notebook Page 33 - World War I

Notebook Page 34 - The Interwar Period: Totalitarianism

Notebook Page 35 - The Great Depression: Causes and Events

Notebook Page 36 - World War II: The European Theatre

Notebook Page 37 - World War II: The Pacific Theatre

Notebook Page 38 - The Impact of World War II

Unit 5

Notebook Page 39 - The Bipolar Cold War

Notebook Page 40 - Cold War Conflicts: Korea and Vietnam

Notebook Page 41 - Global Civil Rights Movements

Notebook Page 42 - Counterculture: The 1960s

Notebook Page 43 - The Non-Aligned Movement

Notebook Page 44 - The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Notebook Page 45 - A Resurgent Cold War

Notebook Page 46 - End of the Cold War

Notebook Page 47 - Globalization

Notebook Page 48 - The Digital Age


I also have plenty of other AP History, AP Psychology, and regular social science resources below, including full curriculum bundles, full unit bundles, activity bundles, writing bundles, and more!

Full Curriculum & Unit 1-9 Bundles

AP World History: Modern

AP U.S. History

AP Psychology

AP European History

U.S. History (regular)

World History (regular)


Skill Development & Classroom Activities, Tests, DBQs, LEQs, SAQs, Unit Guides, Review Sheets

AP World History: Modern

AP U.S. History

AP Psychology

AP European History

Review Videos

YouTube Review Videos (AP World, AP Euro, APUSH, AP Psych, American Government, & Economics)

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).
Evaluate authors’ differing points of view on the same historical event or issue by assessing the authors’ claims, reasoning, and evidence.
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.


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