In People, Places, and Events of World History, students learn the 15 basic components of cultures from 5000 BC through 2011 AD: Agriculture, Architecture, Communication, Discoveries, Dominant Personalities, Education, Families, Food, Government, Industry, Energy, Military, Religion, Sports, and Transportation. Chapter one begins with evidence of civilization in the Fertile Crescent, and expands to the major continents of the world. A conversational narrative style is designed to engage students. Selected vocabulary words are bolded and defined to help enrich the students’ understanding of the English language. Illustrations and maps are sprinkled through each chapter to create mental images that solidify comprehension of the People, Places, And Events of World History. Character principles are added to each lesson to prompt students to consider how their world view of life is being shaped.
People, Places, and Events of World History is designed for high school students in grades 10, 11, or 12. The course consists of six soft-cover texts and six student activity books. Eighteen sections quizzes and six chapter tests are included to measure student competency. This course is designed for one high school transcript credit. Some state education agencies allow world geography to be substituted for world history to satisfy social studies requirements for a high school diploma.
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