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Welcome to Mr. Beverly's World History I web site! Please contact mewith any questions or concerns.

Use the links on the left to navigate. You will find PowerPoints (possibly), assignments, etc. there.

Course Overview
In World History I students will understand the development of world civilizations from the prehistoric era to 1500 A.D. Emphasis is placed on Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Asian cultural and geo-political contributions. Students will acquire an appreciation of the world's major religions. This course is an excellent precursor for World History II.

Course Syllabus:

Weekly Topics of Study:


World History Year Long Daily Assignments Click Here

Daily Assignments:
Jan 04 - Review classroom procedures, distribute textbooks with syllabus, and participate in the Human Scavenger Hunt.
Jan 05 - Join into pairs and work on the It's In the Garbage activity.
Jan 06 - Complete the Otzi The Iceman Investigation.

Jan 09 - School closed due to inclement weather.
Jan 10 - Create Apps on an iPhone that would aide in the survival of a caveman during the Old Stone Age.
Jan 11 - Play 3rd World Farmer in the computer lab.
Jan 12 - Create a toy that could have been used by children from the Neolithic Age.
Jan 13 - Complete the River Valley Civilizations map

Jan 16 - Work on The Timeline Assignment.
Jan 17 - Play Mummy Maker, Pyramid Builder, Escape from the Mummy's Tomb , Death in Sakkara, Pharaohs Tomband Three Pyramids .
Jan 18 - Play the Pyramid Game.
Jan 19 - Take a matching quiz on Chapters 1 & 2.
Jan 20 - Work on the Test #1 study guide.

Jan 23 - Take Test #1 and complete the Chapter 2 Walkthru.
Jan 24 - Make a sailboat foldable featuring Phoenician achievements.
Jan 25 - Create a Facebook Account for a person from Chapter 1 or 2.
Jan 26 - Complete the Test #2 study guide.
Jan 27 - Take Test #2.

Jan 30 - School closed due to inclement weather.
Jan 31 - Create a timeline of 15 events that occurred in ancient India & China.
Feb 01 - Create a travel brochure to attract settlers into the Indus River Valley.
Feb 02 - Finish the Indus River Valley travel brochure.
Feb 03 - Complete the Ancient India handout.

Feb 06 - Complete the Chapter 3 Walk Thru on India & China.
Feb 07 - Create a Silk Road T-shirt.
Feb 08 - Join into teams and participate in the Hinduism game.
Feb 09 - Begin working on the Test #3 study guide.
Feb 10 - Take Test #3 on Ancient India & China.

Feb 13 - Identify locations on an outline map of Greece.
Feb 14 - Finish the Chapter 4 Greek Walkthru.
Feb 15 - School closed due to inclement weather.
Feb 16 - Join into teams and begin the Olympics.
Feb 17 - Continue the Olympics.

Feb 20 - Play Olympians, Warriors, Achilles, Achilles 2 and Helios in the lab.
Feb 21 - Join into teams and participate in the Greek War Game.
Feb 22 - Create a mannequin for a Spartan warrior and an Athenian citizen.
Feb 23 - Work on a Greek achievements webquest activity.
Feb 24 - Complete the Ancient Greece test study guide.

Feb 27 - Take Test #4 on Ancient Greece.
Feb 28 - Continue creating a map foldable for Ancient Rome.
Mar 01 - Work on the Rome Chapter Walkthru handout.
Mar 02 - Complete the Crosswits: Ancient Rome handout.
Mar 03 - Take a quiz on Ancient Rome notes.

Mar 06 - Complete the History Mystery: Caesar activity.
Mar 07 - Take notes on achievements of the Roman Empire.
Mar 08 - Finish the Ancient Rome test study guide.Gladiator , Dressed to Kill, Death in Rome, Gladiator Arena, Roads of Rome
Mar 09 - Take Test #5 on Ancient Rome.
Mar 10 - Create a mosaic.

Mar 13 - Complete the Byzantine Empire mapping activity.
Mar 14 - Finish the Byzantine Empire & Russia open notes test.
Mar 15 - Schools closed due to inclement weather.
Mar 16 - Design and create an Islamic prayer rug.
Mar 17 - Work on a list of identifies from the world of Islam.

Mar 20 - Work on the Islam test study guide.
Mar 21 - Take the Islam test.
Mar 22 - Create an illustrated timeline of 15 events from the Middle Ages.
Mar 23 - Design a mannequin for a peasant or a knight.
Mar 24 - Fill out a "Be the Thing" graphic organizer for a castle.

Mar 27 - Create a Middle Ages Coat of Arms.
Mar 28 - Work on the Chapters 9 & 10 test study guide.
Mar 29 - Take a test on the Middle Ages.
Mar 30 - View Man Vs Wild and record observations about the geography of Africa.
Mar 31 - Play Mighty Knight, Kingdom Rush, Knight Invaders, Chops Away, and Arrow.

Apr 03 - Join into teams and play the Game of the Crusades.
Apr 04 - Work on the Black Death Mystery Lab.
Apr 05 - Join into teams and play the Feudalism board game.
Apr 06 - Participate in the Aztec, Maya, and Inca memory game.
Apr 07 - Complete the open book test on Africa, Japan and the Americas.

Apr 10 - Create an illustrated & annotated time line of inventions from the Renaissance.
Apr 11 - Work on the Da Vinci's Notebook activity.
Apr 12 - Complete the Renaissance test study guide.
Apr 13 - Take the Renaissance test.
Apr 14 - School is closed for Spring Break.

Apr 17 - School is closed for Spring Break.
Apr 18 - Complete the WHI.2 & WHI.3 SOL practice quizzes.
Apr 19 - Complete the WHI.4 & WHI.5 SOL practice quizzes.
Apr 20 - Complete the WHI.6 & WHI.7 SOL practice quizzes.
Apr 21 - Complete the WHI.8 & WHI.9 SOL practice quizzes.

Apr 24 - Complete the WHI.10 & WHI.11 SOL practice quizzes.
Apr 25 - Complete the WHI.12 & WHI.13 SOL practice quizzes.
Apr 26 - Review the World History I SOL Picture Review.
Apr 27 - Take the World History I SOL Test.
Apr 28 - Participate in a Digital Breakout game on the Renaissance.

May 01 - Begin working on the A to Z Booklet.
May 02 - Continue working on the A to Z Booklet.
May 03 - Continue working on the A to Z Booklet.
May 04 - Continue working on the A to Z Booklet.
May 05 - Finish working on the A to Z Booklet.

May 08 - Create a WTWL board.
May 09 - Continue creating a WTWL Board.
May 10 - Continue creating a WTWL Board.
May 11 - Continue creating a WTWL Board.
May 12 - Finish the WTWL Board.

May 15 - Create a Facebook Account for a person from World History.
May 16 - Continue the Facebook project.
May 17 - Complete the Facebook project.

Announcements:
Mr. Beverly's 2017 schedule:
1st period - World History I
2nd period - World History I
3rd period - A.P. Government
4th period - World History I
5th period - Planning

World History I Useful Links:
EyeWitness to History
BBC's Mummy Maker
BBC's Romans
Interactive History Games
BBC's Pyramid Challenge
BBC's Gladiator: Dressed to Kill
BBC's Death in Rome
Museum Box Creator
Mr. Roughton's Assignments
World Wonders Project
Animoto - Create Videos
The 7 Wonders Panorama
Crash Course on World History Videos
Playing History
History Channel's Warriors Game