This plan starts with a discussion over the characteristics of a civilization. There is a short lecture over the transition from hunter-gather to an agricultural society. Students are then broken up into groups & given an early civilization to
This is a project that allows the students to research an assigned country in Latin America/the Caribbean & then create a PowerPoint to present in class. I usually spend 1/2 a day going over the project, along with expectations about work
This is a research paper that I have my kids complete on their own time. I usually assign it as a major grade for my level classes & a quiz grade for my Pre-AP. The file contains the student handout & a grading rubric.
This is a worksheet that allows students to become familiar with how to use the climate maps in their World Geography book. I usually spend 2 days going over the different climate zones before I give this assignment. I also allow my students 1
This includes a PowerPoint covering the Five Themes, a student notes page that goes along with the presentation, & a written assignment. The assignment asks the student to come up with examples of the Five Themes in their state.
Students are assigned a topic related to Western Expansion with which they are to create a blog. After blogs have been created students can present or rotate around the computer lab to take notes off of other blogs.
This is a project for World History. We use the Texas Edition for McDougal Littell's World History: Patterns of Interaction. I gave my students 3 days of class time to work on it & made it due a week after it was assigned. I also counted this
This unit will cover the beginnings of human history, from hunter-gatherers to the first river valley civilizations. It is estimated the unit will take between 6 to 8 class days on a 55 minute schedule. The students will take notes over a short