Course: World History

Instructor: Mr. Dymoke

Text: Contemporary’s World History by Matthew T. Downey and other supplementary materials.

Quarter #1: August 27- October 31, 2018

Units 1 & 2, Chapters 1-7

Unit 1 Objectives:

Explain how scientists have learned about the earliest humans.

Describe the first civilizations in Southwest Asia.

Unit 2 Objectives:

Explain the ancient Egyptian and Kushite civilizations.

Describe the early settlements of India and the importance of Buddhism and Hinduism.

Compare the civilizations of Greece and Rome.

Tentative Quarter 1 class schedule:

August 27- September 6: Chapters 1 and 2

September 7: Assessment Number 1

September 10-13: Chapter 3

September 14: Assessment Number 2

September 17-20: Chapter 4

September 21: Assessment Number 3

September 24-27: Chapter 5

September 28: Assessment Number 4

October 1-29: Chapters 6 & 7

October 30 or 31 Quarter #1 Final Exam

 

Quarter #2 November 5, 2018- January 23, 2019

Units 3 and 4 Chapters 8-15

Unit 3 Objectives:

Summarize the major events of the Byzantine Empire and their relationship to the founding of Russia

Describe the beginning and spread of Islam.

Compare and contrast the civilizations of Africa.

Explain the rise and fall of empires in Central and South America.

Identify the cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and India.

Unit 4 Objectives:

Explain the religious, economic, and political structure of medieval Europe.

Discuss the changes brought about by the Renaissance and Reformation.

Describe the voyages of discovery undertaken by Europeans and their results for both the conquering and conquered nations.

Tentative Quarter 2 class schedule:

November 5-8: Chapter 8

November 9 Assessment Chapter 8

November 12-19 Chapter 9

November 20 Assessment Chapter 9

November 26-29 Chapter 10

November 30 Assessment Chapter 10

December 3-6 Chapter 11

December 7 Assessment Chapter 10

December 10-13 Chapter 11

December 14 Assessment Chapter 11

December 17-20 Chapter 12

December 21 Assessment Chapter 12

January 7-18 Chapters 13-15

January 22 or 23 Quarter #2 Final 

 

 

 

Quarter #3 January 28-March 28, 2019

Units 5 & 6 Chapters 16-19

Unit 5 Objectives:

Describe the political revolutions in England, the United States, France and Latin America

Analyze the effects of the Industrial Revolution

Explain the revolution in thought after the Enlightenment

Unit 6 Objectives:

Analyze the effects of nationalism in Europe

Identify the factors in and results of European colonization of Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Tentative Quarter 3 Schedule

January 28- February 7 Chapter 16

February 8 Chapter 16 Assessment

February 11-21 Chapter 17

February 22 Chapter 17 Assessment

February 25- March 7 Chapter 18

March 8 Chapter 18 Assessment

March 11-26 Chapter 19

March 27 or 28 Quarter 3 Final

 

Quarter #4 April 8 - June 11, 2019

Units 7 & 8 Chapters 20-24

Unit 7 Objectives:

Summarize events leading to the Russian Revolution

Explain the causes, progress, and outcomes of the world wars

Describe the economic and political climate of the era between the wars

Unit 8 Objectives:

Describe the events of the post-World War II era

Analyze and discuss the global challenges at the beginning of the twenty-first century

Tentative Quarter 4 Schedule

April 8-18 Chapter 20

April 19 Chapter 20 Assessment

April 22- May 2 Chapter 21

May 3 Chapter 21 Assessment

May 6 – 16 Chapter 22

May 17 Chapter 22 Assessment

May 20-30 Chapter 23

May 31 Chapter 23

June 3-7 Chapter 24 

June 10 or 12 Quarter 4 Final

All dates on this schedule are tentative dates can be adjusted as needed.

Students are expected to be in class on time and ready to work every day. If students miss class they are expected to check the google classroom page for missing assignments or classroom notes.

Teacher meetings are by appointment only; preferred meeting time is before school. After school meetings will be an option only during semester #1 during semester number #2 Mr. Dymoke coaches at an off campus location.