(period 2) World History



Week of May 27, 2013

Monday-Memorial Day Holiday

Tuesday-3 pages of terms for students for semester exam presented; reviewed page 1 on WW I

Wednesday-Reviewed semester exam terms, page 2 on WW II

Thursday-Reviewed semester exam terms, page 3 on Cold War

Friday-Internet Scavenger Hunt for World History  in Gator Lab (WW II, Cold War, Civics)


Week of May 20, 2013

Monday-2nd half of video entitled "Water" (Provides insights into the life of widows in Hindu society)

Tuesday-Mr. Lore AP US History recruiting in class while I recruited among the Freshmen

Wednesday-Mr. Lor AP US History recruiting in class while I recruited among the Freshmen

Thursday-Test over chapter 25

Friday-Introduce chapter 26 Cold War & the Developing World, 1945-1991


Week of May 13, 2013

Monday-Test, chapter 24

Tuesday-Start chapter 25, British East India Company, Sepoy Rebellion, and the making of the Raj

Wednesday-decolonization in India / India in World War I

Thursday-Notebook Guide & Student Handout on Forces for Independence and Revolution in Asia

Friday-video entitled "Water" (Provides insights into the life of widows in Hindu society)


Week of May 6, 2013

Monday-State History Fair; watching video on decline of British Empire

Tuesday-State History Fair; watching video on decline of British Empire

Wednesday-Spanish Civil War, 1936

Thursday- WWII in Japan

Friday- WWII on the Homefront:  Tuskegee airmen, Rosie the Riveter, and Japanese internment camps


Week of April 29, 2013

Monday-Rise of Fascism and Totalitarian States introduction

Tuesday-Rise of Hitler

Wednesday-Rise of Mussolini

Thursday-Use of war propaganda, short video clip on Mussolini

Friday-Test on chapter 23


Week of April 22, 2013

Monday-Fall of the Ottoman Empire/End of WWI

Tuesday-Persian Shah and constitution of 1906

Wednesday-Balfour Declaration, Zionism, and the Arab Revolt of 1936

Thursday-video on British imperialism in Middle East

Friday-Test, chapter 22


Week of April 15, 2013



Wednesday-Test, chapter 21


Friday-Sharif Hussein & Ibn Saud and the making of Saudi Arabia


Week of April 8, 2013

Monday-Continued lecture/discussion of Russian Revolution (chapter 20)

Tuesday-Cold War discussion

Wednesday-Propaganda of USSR & US

Thursday-Changing role of women

Friday-Mcarthy Era


Week of April 1, 2013


Tuesday-chapter 19, World War II, American involvement, and results

Wednesday-vocabulary crossword puzzle test review

Thursday-Test, chapters 18 & 19

Friday-Start lecture on Czarist Russia (chapter 20); brief video on war propaganda


Week of March 18, 2013

Monday-Check vocabulary cards for chapters 16 & 17, and Gator Lab to do end of chapter assessments online for both chapters.

Tuesday-Doughnuts!!! Start Chapter 18 and lecture/discussion on the causes of WWI.  Have students write journal entry from POV of soldier on the Western Front.

Wednesday-Lecture/discussion on end of WWI and start of WWII.

Thursday-Holocaust assembly

Friday-Wellness Day


Week of March 11, 2013

Monday-Revolutions in Asia:  Chinese Opium Wars, Taiping Rebellion, Boxer Rebellion AND Japan's Meiji Restoration

Tuesday-Test, chapter 15

Wednesday-Start chapter 16; Notebook Guide vocabulary

Thursday-Lecture/discussion on the Industrial Revolution

Friday-started chapter 17 on imperialism/Kipling's "White Man's Burden" & political cartoon analysis.


week of March 4:

Monday-Start of new semester; collect info from students, go over syllabus and class expectations

Tuesday-Lecture/discussion on the American Revolution

Wednesday-Lecture/discussion on the French Revolution

Thursday-comparative chart on revolutions influenced by the Enlightenment

Friday-Gator Lab activity:  Introduce students to online textbook; completed online quiz for chapter 15