World History Overview

COURSE DESCRIPTION: World History is designed to give students a greater knowledge of the history of the world. The NC curriculum focuses on the rise and fall of civilizations and their unique contributions to humanity, and the universal elements these civilizations have in common throughout time.  World History is a graduation requirement for all students.



COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Due to the vast amount of information and fast pace of this course, reading the textbook and studying are vital to your success. Students will be required to read chapters in the textbook and complete assignments that will help facilitate understanding of what has been read and presented in class. We typically cover at least two chapters per week. Tests are given after the completion of units of study. Most tests cover two chapters. You will also have 1 to 2 quizzes per week. The assignments, quiz, and test dates for the week are posted on the board. Keep up with these deadlines.