Middle School World History Curriculum Resource & Lesson Plans

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This Middle School World History Curriculum Resource & Lesson Plans course is a fully developed resource to help you organize and teach world history. You can easily adapt the video lessons, transcripts, and quizzes to take full advantage of the comprehensive and engaging material we offer. Make planning your course easier by using our curriculum as a guide.
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15 chapters in Middle School World History Curriculum Resource & Lesson Plans

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Lesson 1 - Development of Hierarchical Structures: Chiefs to Emperors in History  Take Quiz
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Lesson 2 - The Great Flood and Population Migrations  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Villages to Cities: How Cities Were Invented  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Walls, Roads & Bronze: Tools of Empire Creation  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Horse and Chariot: Tools of Empire Creation  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Horse People and Nomadic Pastoralism: What is Civilization?  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The History of Money and Rise of Complex Economies  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Fertile Crescent: Cradle of Civilization  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Mesopotamian Kings: History, Politics & Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Hammurabi's Code: The Advent of Law, Prerequisites and Implications  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Ancient Egypt in the Bronze Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Ancient Egyptian Art: History and Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Ancient Egyptian Architecture: History, Characteristics & Influences  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Major River Systems of Mesopotamia & Egypt  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - How Physical Settings Supported Early Civilizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Agriculture in Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Evolution of Language in Ancient Civilizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - How Writing Was Invented  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Egyptian Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean & Nile Valley  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Queen Hatshepsut & Ramses the Great of Egypt  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What Is the Kush Civilization?  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Kush Civilization & Ancient Egypt  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - The Neo-Babylonian & Neo-Assyrian Empires  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - History of the Persian Empire  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Europe & Eurasia: Geography of the Land Mass  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Spread of Christianity in Medieval Europe  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Heirs of Rome: The Church and the Byzantines  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Order From Chaos: Establishing Stability through Feudal Ties and Manors  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Feudalism: Charlemagne and the Holy Roman Empire  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Charlemagne's Holy Roman Empire and the Divine Right to Rule  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Power Struggles of the Holy Roman Empire: Popes vs. Emperors  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Rise of Universities and Displacement of Monasteries  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Magna Carta & The Constitutions of Clarendon: Definition & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Charter of the Forest and the Provisions of Oxford: Definition & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Medieval England's Impact on Modern Democratic Thought  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The First Crusade: Causes and Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Great Crusades: History and Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Little Ice Age and the Black Death  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Monasticism from St. Benedict to Cluny  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Roman Catholic Clergy  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Investiture Conflict: Rulers vs. the Centralized Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The 4 Lateran Councils: The Rules and Decisions  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Heresies and Inquisitions in the High Middle Ages  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Mendicants: St. Francis and Church Reforms  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The Spread of Ancient Knowledge and Its Impact on the Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Thomas Aquinas' Influence on the Catholic Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Babylonian Captivity of the Church and the Decline of Papal Authority  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - The Western Schism and the Tale of 3 Popes  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - The Role of the Catholic Church in Medieval Europe  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Decline of Muslim Rule in the Iberian Peninsula  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - What Is a Coat of Arms?  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Coat of Arms: Symbols & Meanings  Take Quiz
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