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World History - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)

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Content Resources

World History Georgia Standards of Excellence for Social Studies

Teacher Notes

World History Teacher Notes

Teacher Content Videos

Age of Revolutions Part I: Louis XIV WH14

Age of Revolutions Part II: Peter the Great WH14

Karl Marx WH15

Post WWII WH19

The Columbian Exchange WH10

Olmecs  SSWH1e

The Silk Roads  SSWH2d

The Great Schism WH4

The Bubonic Plague WH7

Student Video Dictionary

These are short, classroom appropriate videos for World History and 6th and 7th grade World Studies.

Instructional Resources

World History Curriculum Map

World History Curriculum Map

Sample Units

Unit 1: Connecting Themes 
Unit 2: Ancient Civilization
Unit 3: Classical Mediterranean Document Set
Unit 4: African & Middle Eastern Middle Ages & Islamic Empires Source Set
Unit 5: European & Asian Middle Ages, Renaissance & Reformation Source Set
Unit 6: The Americas & the Age of Exploration Source Set
Unit 7: The Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, & Age of Revolutions Source Set
Unit 8: Industrialization, Urbanization, Nationalism, & Imperialism Source Set
Unit 9: World War I, Interwar Period, & World War II Source Set
Unit 10: Cold War, World Since the 1960’s, & Globalization Source Set

Instructional Activity Videos

Teaching Social Studies Themes

Ancient Civilizations Gallery Walk

Origin, Growth, and Impact of the Islamic Empire

Renaissance Road Map: Events, Achievements, and Historical Figures of the Renaissance

Analyzing Viewpoints on the Cause and Effect of Exploration and Expansion

Philosophical Chairs Debate: Transatlantic Slave Trade

Video Journals: Industrialization and Urbanization

Opinion Development and Document Analysis: Imperialism

Image Analysis: World Since the 1960’s

Globalization in the Contemporary World through the Lens of Technology

Social Studies Labs

• Architecture, Art, and Technology of Ancient Civilizations PDF Version PPT Version
• World War I and the Influenza of 1918 PDF VersionPPT Version

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