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RC World History

 

Unit 1: Renaissance, Reformation and Absolutism

SWBAT learn that the Renaissance, Reformation, and the Age of Absolutism greatly changed Europe so that in the long run, they will be able to understand that these ideas led to revolutionary, political, economic, and societal changes in the western world. 

 

Unit 2: Enlightenment

SWBAT learn that Enlightenment ideas changed political and economic thought in Europe so that in the long run, they will be able to understand that these ideas lead to revolutions and huge political, economic, and societal changes in the Western World.  

 

Unit 3: French Revolution and Other Revolutions

SWBAT learn that abuses of the old regimes and economic standards led to revolutions so that in the long run, they will be able to understand that governments and economic systems can be fair and just.

 

Unit 4: Industrial Revolution (marking period 2)

SWBAT learn that the western world’s Industrial Age and Revolution caused huge economic growth and changes so that in the long run, they will be able to understand that this growth enabled western nations to dominate many areas of the world and sparked social, cultural, economic, and political changes.

 

Unit 5: Nationalism and Democracy 1815-1914

SWBAT learn that political, economic, and social changes due to nationalism and forces in favor or against democracies effected Europe so that in the long run, they will be able to understand that it leads to future global conflicts.

 

Unit 6: Imperialism 1800-1914 (marking period 3)


SWBAT learn that industrialism created a need for new resources and markets in the form of colonies and control of the seas so that in the long run, they will be able to understand that this competition led to jealousy and eventually global conflicts.

 

 

 

Unit 7: WWI and Russian Revolution 1914-1945

SWBAT learn that political, societal, and economic problems can lead to war or revolution so that in the long run, they will be able to understand that armed conflict can be inevitable despite efforts to create a lasting peace.

 

Unit 8: Nationalism and Revolutions 1919-1939 (marking period 4)

SWBAT learn that political, economic and national issues cause revolutions and wars so that in the long run, they will be able to understand that global conflicts are inevitable.

 

Unit 9: WWII and the Holocaust

SWBAT learn that economic depressions can lead to political upheaval, war and genocide so that in the long run, they will be able to understand that there has to be a globally accepted process for lasting peace especially in the Nuclear Age.

 

Unit 10: Cold War

SWBAT learn that there were many factors that led to the beginning and end of the Cold War so that in the long run, they will be able to understand and assess its significance as a 20th and 21st century event.

 

Unit 11: Modern World and Global Challenges (Part 1)

SWBAT to learn that political, societal, and economic situations can lead to both new opportunities and conflicts so that in the long run decisions made will better equip them to make the best choices after weighing the consequences.

 

Unit 12: Modern World and Global Challenges (Part 2)

SWBAT to learn that political, societal, and economic situations can lead to both new opportunities and conflicts so that in the long run decisions made will better equip them to make the best choices after weighing the consequences.

 

Grading:

Tests/Projects/Essays = 100 points

Quiz/Writing Assignments = 50 points

Classwork/Homework = 20 points

Participation/Preparation = 10 points

 

Class Rules

 

1. Respect is the most important! Respect each other, your teacher and your school.

2. All students should be seated and ready to begin class when the bell rings. A student late toc lass 3 times will receive a teacher detention. I will also contact parents if lateness to class becomes persistent. Class ends with the teacher’s dismissal. You must remain in your seat until the bell rings! Failure to do so will result in an after school detention.

3. All students are expected to bring their notebook/binder, pen/pencil and laptop to class every day. Being prepared is essential to your success in my class!

4. All students are expected to follow all school policies especially with respect, tardiness, attendance and academic honesty.

5. Sleeping and cell phone use during my class is unacceptable.

 

Make-Up Work

 

Make-up work will be done as per school policy which is one makeup day for each day of your absence. Any late homework will be deducted 10 points for each day it is late. After 5 days, the assignment grade is a zero. It is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to see me when you are absent!

 

It is my job to help you learn. I am available before and after school for extra help!

 

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Google Classroom

 

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