World History Syllabus
Teacher: Mr. McNeal Phone: 903-737-2800 Room: 109
This is an overview of World History from Prehistoric Man to the Modern World. The student will be expected to analyze and interpret important documents, dates, figures, and events that shaped World History politically, socially, and economically in preparation for the End of Course Exam. The information will come from interpreting maps, data, primary sources, and secondary sources. The tentative schedule goes as follows:
First Six Weeks: Prehistoric Man to Classical East and West
Second Six Weeks: Ancient Rome to Middle Ages and Post-Classical Asia
Third Six Weeks: Renaissance and Reformation to African Societies and Exploration
Fourth Six Weeks: Age of Revolutions to the Rise of Industrialization and Imperialism
Fifth Six Weeks: World War I and World War II
Sixth Six Weeks: Modern Era
Textbook: McGraw HIll World History (Some additional readings will be required throughout the course).
A. Students will be required to have a spiral notebook or composition book, paper, pens and pencils for class. Students will also need to bring class supplies designated by the teacher which will include first and foremost the school issued chromebook with which most of our work will take place.
A. Be Respectful. Respect yourself; your classmates, and your teacher.
B. Be Prepared. Always bring pen, pencil, notebook and chromebook to class every day.