World Civilizations unit 1 Pre-History


GVC: Students will gain an understanding of early civilizations and their contributions to the foundations of human culture. 

Factors that lead to civilized societies

  • Investigate role of hunter gatherers
  • Understand paleolithic man v. neolithic man
  • Investigate the role of plant and animal domestication
  • Trace the diffusion of civilized societies, and their 8 elements

  1. Unit 1 Vocabulary ppt pdf
  2. 5 Themes of Geography ppt
  3. 5 Themes of Geography:  Video Extension
  4. The Earliest Humans – out of Africa  ppt  pdf notes
  5. What are the 8 characteristics which define a Civilization? ppt
  6. Glencoe World History Readings PDF  


Civilization Model Project

Create a Model of a civilizations using the 8 characteristics of Civilization PDF



Medieval, Renaissance, Reformation Unit 5

Unit 5

Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation

  1. What were the Dark Ages?
  2. How was the Renaissance different than the Dark Ages?
  3. What were the motivations of Reformation, reformers like Martin Luther?

Age of Castles and Kings

The role of the Church


Feudalism – Tudors

Booklet Project:  Day in the Life of…

Feudalism – Life of a Peasant, Life of a Monk, The Role of a Knight, The “KING”  Project Example: Cover   Pages

Assignment and printout pdf  Help for your Medeival book! ppt

  1. Describe a typical day
  2. What would a ______say (common quote)
  3. List the duties they would perform
  4. Include a picture

  1. Notes Medieval Life ppt
  2. Black Death ppt

The Black Death

The Renaissance or “rebirth”

Renaissance Art

The Protestant Reformation

Martin Luther – England – a question of Religion