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World History - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)

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Content Resources

World History Georgia Standards of Excellence for Social Studies

Teacher Notes

World History Teacher Notes

Teacher Content Videos

Age of Revolutions Part I: Louis XIV WH14



Age of Revolutions Part II: Peter the Great WH14



Karl Marx WH15

Post WWII WH19

The Columbian Exchange WH10



Olmecs  SSWH1e



The Silk Roads  SSWH2d



The Great Schism WH4



The Bubonic Plague WH7



Student Video Dictionary

These are short, classroom appropriate videos for World History and 6th and 7th grade World Studies.

Instructional Resources

World History Curriculum Map

World History Curriculum Map

Unit 1

Sample Unit Connecting Themes 

Unit 2

Sample Unit Ancient Civilization

Sample Lesson 

Unit 3

Sample Unit Classical Mediterranean ​Source Set

Unit 4

Sample Unit African & Middle Eastern Middle Ages & Islamic Empires Source Set​

Unit 5

Sample Unit European & Asian Middle Ages, Renaissance & Reformation Source Set

Unit 6

Sample Unit The Americas & the Age of Exploration Source Set​

Unit 7

Sample Unit The Scientific Revolution, ​Enlightenment, & Age of Revolutions Source Set
Unit 8

Sample Unit Industrialization, Urbanization, Nationalism, & Imperialism 

Unit 9

Sample Unit World War I, Interwar Period, & World War II Source Set

Sample Lesson 

Unit 10

Sample Unit Cold War, World Since the 1960’s, & Globalization Source Set

Sample Lesson 

Instructional Activity Videos

Teaching Social Studies Themes



Ancient Civilizations Gallery Walk



Origin, Growth, and Impact of the Islamic Empire



Renaissance Road Map: Events, Achievements, and Historical Figures of the Renaissance



Analyzing Viewpoints on the Cause and Effect of Exploration and Expansion



Philosophical Chairs Debate: Transatlantic Slave Trade



Video Journals: Industrialization and Urbanization



Opinion Development and Document Analysis: Imperialism



Image Analysis: World Since the 1960’s



Globalization in the Contemporary World through the Lens of Technology




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