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- Available Lessons: 66
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryThis world history course helps elementary school students study world history topics, such as explorers and famous historical figures. These entertaining video lessons help young students learn to discuss and answer questions about important historical people and events to help them prepare for an exam or complete a class project.
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- Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
About This Course
This course goes over world history topics that are commonly taught in most elementary school history classes. These topics include famous world explorers, important European historical figures and more. Students will enjoy these lessons, which are designed to be straightforward, fun and easy-to-follow. Lessons include key terms set off in bold print, which makes identifying key figures and events easier. Each lesson comes with a short practice quiz that assesses your students' understanding of the material.
How It Works
- Students who want a more comprehensive and thorough learning experience can take the course in sequence, while students who need to study specific world history subjects can quickly find the topics they need to focus on.
- Key vocab words are included for each lesson, which students can review later.
- Students are encouraged to take the interactive quizzes to make sure they fully understand important world history definitions, events, people and dates.
- If particular topics are unclear, students can revisit any lesson as many times as they need to.
- After completing a lesson, students can quickly move to the next one, which is clearly displayed for easy navigation.
Using the Course
This accessible learning resource can help teachers and parents help their students fully understand and appreciate world history concepts. With flexibility in mind, the course can be accessed at any time that's convenient for parents, students and teachers. Students can stay focused and learn in a safe environment because our course does not link to any outside websites.
Parents and teachers will find that these world history lessons can help students in several ways:
- To help students with their homework
- To help students prepare for history exams and class projects
- To engage students in class discussions about the lesson topics
- To add excitement to the learning experience in a way that traditional textbooks can't
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