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- Available Lessons: 118
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryUse this Middle School World History homeschool course to create lessons, tests and study materials. Our short video lessons and quizzes act as a comprehensive study guide your homeschooler can access on any mobile device at any time to master these subjects.
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- Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
Why It Works:
- Quality Content: Engaging animations and real-life examples make world history topics easy to grasp for students with multiple learning styles.
- Students Learn Efficiently: The self-based course allows students to learn at their own pace.
- Save Time: Spend less time preparing lessons and more time working with your student.
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- Complete Course Library: In addition to Middle School World History, your membership includes access to a full homeschool curriculum and hundreds of additional courses.
- Online Dashboard: Parents and students can monitor course progress and subject mastery easily.
- Built-In Assessments: Quizzes and practice exams allow students to test their knowledge and parents to monitor mastery.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our expert history instructors any question about world history. They're here to help!
How It Works:
- Use the video lessons as your primary middle school world history homeschool curriculum or as supplemental material.
- Complete each unit at your own pace.
- Watch lessons, reviewing or pausing as often as you need.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
- Check understanding through lesson quizzes and unit exams.
Middle School World History Learning Objectives:
- Study prehistory from the Paleolithic period to the Agricultural Revolution.
- Discover ancient Egyptian, Greek, Kush and Mesopotamian civilizations.
- Become familiar with the ancient Hebrews.
- Describe the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.
- Discuss the evolution of the Byzantine Empire.
- Learn how African, Asian, European and Islamic civilizations developed in the Middle Ages.
- Identify the major cultural and economic achievements of the Renaissance.
- Understand how the Protestant Reformation affected Europe.
- Identify the major philosophical, political and scientific highlights of the Enlightenment.
- Discuss why Old World Explorers traveled to the New World.
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