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Featured Video: Why Study History?
 



Assignments & Exams
 
 7 Stories that Prove History is Never Boring! - DUE 8/23

 Turn in your 7 Stories . . . .  here!

 Welcome to World History Assignment - DUE 8/25

 Turn in Welcome to World History here!

  Around the World in 50 Minutes!  - DUE 8/26

 Turn in Around the World in 50 Mins. here!


 

Helpful Resources
 


 

Learning Targets & Self Assessment
 
 Learning Target: I can INDENTIFY one interesting historical person and EXPLAIN why I would like to meet
them.


Learning Target: I can INDENTIFY one interesting historical person and EXPLAIN why I would like to meet them. 









 
 
Welcome to World History!
 
Welcome to World History with Mr. Gigliotti!

This course examines world events from 1600 to the present.  Students will be able to understand how past events around the world have shaped the modern world in which we live.  The course will explore exciting topics such as: The Enlightenment, Age of Revolutions, Industrialization, Nationalism, World Wars I and II, the Cold War, and topics in our modern world.  It is essential that as young adults we become familiar with events in the past in order to become good citizens in the future.  All course content is based on the Ohio Department of Education Standards.  Please use the links below to learn more about this marvelous course.

 Check out the course syllabus   |    Peruse the Ohio Department of Education World History Standards  |  Make up work
 

Important Announcements!
 
Welcome back to school!  We are all very excited to make this a great year!  Please be sure to complete this week's assignments on the left hand side of the page.  You can see what we are doing in class each day in the boxes below. 

 

Monday, August 19, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Summer Vacation

Today's Goal:  Enjoy your final days of vacation!

Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Enjoy your Summer

 

 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Today's Topic:  Last day of Summer Vacation

Today's Goal:  Enjoy your last day of Summer Vacation.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow. 

Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Enjoy your last day of Summer vacation!

 

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
 
Today's Topic:
  Welcome to World History!

Today's Goal:  Welcome back to school!  I hope everyone had a great summer.  Today we will be sharing some stories about what makes History so interest and why studying History is never boring! 

Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Welcome to World History - Meet and Greet Activity!

 2.  Use the link below to access today's assignment. 

      7 Stories that Prove History is Never Boring! - DUE 8/23
      Learning Target: I can INDENTIFY one interesting historical person and EXPLAIN why I would like to meet
      them.  


 3.  Participate in a class discussion about these 7 AMAZING stories!

 4.  Take a few moments to complete the google form below for your first grade this quarter. 

      Turn in your 7 Stories . . . .  here!



Thursday, August 22, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  About this course!

Today's Goal:  Today we will be going over the course syllabus.  We will be discussing many of the topics we are going to be learning about this year and going over course expectations. 

Today's Assignments:
 
 1. If you have not done so already, take a few moments to complete the 7 Amazing Stories assignment from yesterday.  Be
     sure to use the google doc to submit your work for a grade.

      7 Stories that Prove History is Never Boring! - DUE TOMORROW!
      Learning Target: I can INDENTIFY one interesting historical person and EXPLAIN why I would like to meet
      them.  


      Turn in your 7 Stories . . . .  here!

 2.  Next, download a copy of our course syllabus.  Participate in a classroom discussion of the course expectations. 

 3.  Once we have completed our discussion, be sure to share the course website and syllabus with your parents or guardians. 
      You will need to sit down and complete the Welcome to World History Assignment.  You can use the button below to
      submit your survey for a grade.

      Welcome to World History Assignment - DUE 8/25

      Turn in Welcome to World History here!

 

Friday, August 23, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Around the World in 50 Minutes!

Today's Goal:  Happy Friday!  Today we will travel around the world in 50 minutes!  Our goal will be to get a feel for the nations and locations we will be learning about this year.  Students should hopefully complete this assignment today in class for an easy grade. 

Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Use the link below to access today's assignment. 

      Around the World in 50 Minutes!  - DUE 8/26
      Learning Target: I can INDENTIFY one interesting historical person and EXPLAIN why I would like to meet
      them.  


 2. Participate in a classroom discussion going over the information in this assignment.

 3.  Carefully check your answers.  Use the google form below to submit your work for a grade.

      Turn in Around the World in 50 Mins. here!


 




  World History with Mr. Gigliotti | Valley Forge High School | Parma Hts., OH | gigliottip@parmacityschools.org

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