World Cultures

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

Chapters 7 and 12

Click here for the Pecha Kucha rubric

Chapters 8 and 15

Click here for the Migration Reflection


Click here for the midterm rubric

Click here for the essay outline

Chapter 5 Readings (Read the selections before that day’s class. Expect reading quizzes.)

11/20 (A) and 11/21 (B)

11/15 (A) and 11/16 (B)

11/8 (A) and 11/9 (B)

10/25 (A) and 10/26 (B) – Reminder that you have an entire week to do these readings.

10/16 (A) and 10/17 (B)


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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