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                                               Modern World History Topics and Lessons:
 
                           First Semester                             Second Semester

Unit #1: Introduction to World History

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

 Turn in your 7 Stories . . . .  here!

Welcome to World History Assignment

Learning Target: I can INDENTIFY information about this course including content, expectations, and supports.

Turn in Welcome to World History here!


Around the World in 50 Minutes!
Learning Target: I can INDENTIFY interesting locations, landmarks, and geographical features around the world. 

Turn in Around the World in 50 Mins. here!


Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe
Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central Europe, & Russia.

Absolute Monarchies Across Europe

Why did Absolute Monarchy Fail in England?
Learning Target: I can EXPLAIN why Absolute Monarchy failed in England and led to a Constitutional Monarchy.

Turn in your Absolute Mon.  Fails Eng  here!




Absolute Monarchy Test Review
Learning Target: I can play games, review flash cards, and take practice tests to review this unit prior to taking the test.

Absolute Monarchy Test (Coming Soon)


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Unit #2: The Scientific Revolution & The Age of Enlightenment

The Scientific Revolution
Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY individuals in Europe who played a role in advancing Science and our understanding of the Universe during the Scientific Revolution (1550-1700).   

Turn in your Scientific Revolution  here!


The Age of Enlightenment Advanced Organizer 
Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY characteristics of the Age of Enlightenment and predict how these ideas changed society and government in Europe and the Americas.

Turn in your Enlightenment Adv. Org. here!


The Age of Enlightenment Social Media Project!
Learning Target: I can CREATE and SHARE a social media feed about one of the famous Enlightenment philosophes or philosophers.

Turn in your Enlight. Social Media  here!


The Spread of Enlightenment Ideas
Learning Target: I can COMPARE the ideas put forth during the Age of Enlightenment with the system of "Absolutism" in Europe. 

Turn in your Spread of Enlight. Ideas  here!


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Unit #3: Revolutions in America, France, & Latin America

The Enlightenment Encourages the American Revolution & Republic!
Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY the Enlightenment ideas that encouraged the American Revolution and the creation of a republic. 

Turn in your Enlightenment in America  here!


The French Revolution & Begins!
Learning Target: I can EXPLAIN how social and economic conditions lead to the French Revolution.


Turn in your French Revolution Begins  here!


The French Revolution - The End of the Monarchy & Birth of the Republic!
Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how the reign of the absolute monarchy in France came to an end in favor of a republic. 


Turn in your French Rev. End of Monarchy  here!

The Reign of Terror and the Rise of Napolean (Coming soon)
Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY ?????  epublic.

Napoleon Builds an Empire (Coming soon)
Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY ?????  epublic.

Napoleon is Defeated and the Congress of Vienna (Coming soon)
Learning Target: I can IDE


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Unit #4: Industrialization
(coming soon)

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Unit #5: Nationalism & Imperialism

(coming soon)
 
Unit #6: World War I
(coming soon)


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Unit #7: Years of Crisis
(coming soon)


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Unit #8: World War II
(coming soon)


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Unit #9: The Cold World War
(coming soon)


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Unit #10: The Modern World
(coming soon)



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