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HWH Unit 1 Fall 2019

World History Standards:

Pre-Course Reading Assignment- Pre-Course-Assginment-2019-20-Honors-A-Little-History-of-the-World (1)

Study Guide for Unit 1:Ancient Civilizations Key Facts


Thursday August 1 

LG: Learn about key dates in history, the world map and timeline.

  1. Course intro-syllabus and student info sheet
  2. Pre-Course Assignment A Little History of the World, Harrison blog. Due August 12th.
  3. TRSS and textbook forms
  4. Key dates in world history activity, text: pp. 22-28 Unit One PP (Timeline,Neolithic Revolution, Early Civilizations)
  5. Timeline notes
  6. Rise of Civilization notes
  7. Neolithic Revolution and Early Human Achievement Charts Early Human Achievements Chart Blank
  8. World map and timeline activity INTRO World Map and Timeline Activity both sides


  1. Get syllabus signed,
  2. Finish world map and timeline activity

Friday August 2 

LG: Learn about Ancient Mesopotamia civilization.

  1. Go over answers to world map homework, quiz Monday August 5
  2. Unit 1 ppt. notes on Mesopotamia, text: pp.34-50,126-130
  3. Video on Mesopotamia, fill in questions as we watch Mesopotamia Video 101


  1. Study for the map and timeline quiz Monday Aug. 5
  2. Hammurabi’s Code Primary Source Homework Hammurabi Activity
  3. Practice possible essays for Unit 1 test- the essays will come from the charts on the Neolithic Revolution and Early Human Achievements

Monday August 5

LG: Learn about the Ancient Egyptian civilization.

  1. World map and Timeline Quiz
  2. Notes over Ancient Egypt, text: pp.51-61, 116-125
  3. Video on Egypt, fill in questions as we watch Egypt Video Ques NEW


  1. Review your notes, fill in any from power point that you missed.

Tuesday August 6 

LG: Learn about Ancient India.

  1. Complete Egypt video and questions
  2. Notes on Ancient India, text: pp. 62-70
  3. Fill in Ancient Key Facts Sheet


  1. Fill in fact sheet ( this is Unit 1 study guide) up through the Indian Civilization
  2. Review notes
  3. practice writing essays from Neolithic and Early Human Achievement charts

Wednesday August 7

LG: Explore the ancient religions of the world.

  1. Read about the religions of the Middle East and Asia, answer all the questions about each religion,  Text: 80-98 Religions of the Middle East and Asia Reading Packet, Religions of the Middle East and Asia Packet Questions


  1. complete any religion questions that you did not finish in class
  2. study your notes for Unit 1 test

Thursday August 8

LG: Learn about the Ancient Chinese civilization.

  1. Take notes on the Ancient Chinese, text: 70-77, 137-143
  2. Qin Shi Huangdi chart and activity


  1. study notes for Unit 1 test
  2. fill in Ancient Key Facts sheet for China

Friday August 9

LG: Learn about the origins of monotheism. Learn about the early African culture of the Bantu.

  1. review information from religions packet on monotheism, text:99-113
  2. Notes on Bantu migration and agriculture, text: 444-449
  3. Begin Bantu map and chart activity Bantu Migration Activity


  1. Pre-Course assignment due Monday August 12!
  2. STUDY!STUDY!STUDY! for Unit 1 TEST; it is on Tuesday.

Monday August 12

LG:Complete study of Bantu and review for test.

  1. Turn in Pre-Course assignment
  2. Complete Bantu activity
  3. Review Ancient Key Facts Sheet to prepare for Unit 1 Test


Tuesday August 13

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Ancient Civilizations.

  1. Turn in Unit 1 Packet, with all activities
  2. Unit 1 Test
  3. Begin work on Ancient Greek Map


  1. complete Greek map
  2. begin reading Module 5 in the text using the electronic link at the top of Unit 1 blog, pp. 146-189 there will be a quiz  over this module


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