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class syllabus- World History


 World History Syllabus


Teacher: Mr. McNeal             Phone: 903-737-2800          Room: 109



Course Description

 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 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 and chromebook to class every day.