World Cultures

A project-based learning class emphasizing origins and development of humanity and how early history defines us today.

Click here for the course syllabus.

***Readings  listed below need to have been completed before the class date listed.***

Middle Ages

Click here for the chapter 13 study guide

Chapter 10

Click here for the Simulation Reflection prompt

Click here for the chapter 10 study guide

Click here for the research writing assignment

Migration Reflection

Click here for the rubric (due 3/13 and 3/14)

Asia Pecha Kucha

Click here for the rubric

Roman Consitution

Click here for the pretest

Greece Readings

11/28 and 11/29 – students should have read select passages from Thomas Martin (click here and here and here and here and here and here and here) on Alexander the Great and chapter 5 section 5

11/21 and 11/22 – students should have read select passages from Thomas Martin (click here and here and here and here and here)

11/16 and 11/17 – students should have read select passages from Thomas Martin (click here and here and here and here and here and here)

11/9 and 11/10 – students should have read ch. 5 sec. 2 and select passages from Thomas Martin (click here and here and here)

11/2 and 11/3 – students should have read “Geographical and Historical Introduction” (8 brief sections) in Thomas Martin’s Overview of Classical Greek History before class today; the text can be found at the Perseus Project here

Handouts

Click here for the Pericles’ Funeral Oration assignment.

Click here for the Chapter 4 retest.

Click here for the Chapter 5 study guide.

Click here for the Presentation Rubric.

Click here for the River Valley Ad rubric.

Click here for the chapter 1 study guide

 

Calendar

(Calendar ID: greermiddlecollege.org_59ntcnfe0c1gd88qc9l3t3dq0k@group.calendar.google.com)

Links

ClassZone – locate our text (Ancient World History) and register for online resources

Çatalhöyük – articles, images, and videos from the excavations of a neolithic village

Perseus Project – find ancient texts, images, and other resources (mainly Rome and Greece)

Dēmos – scholarship on Athenian Democracy

The Ancient City of Athens – essays and photos about the ancient city

Pharaohs – good source of information on the numerous kingdoms of Egypt

Theban Mapping Project – digitalized map of the Valley of the Kings