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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 03 - Review classroom procedures, distribute textbooks with syllabus, and participate in the Human Scavenger Hunt.
Jan 04 - Schools closed due to inclement weather.
Jan 05 - Schools closed due to inclement weather.

Jan 08 - Schools closed due to inclement weather.
Jan 09 - Schools closed due to inclement weather.
Jan 10 - Join into groups and investigate the Sam Smiley case.
Jan 11 - Complete the Otzi The Iceman Investigation and create iPhone Apps that would aide the survival of a caveman.
Jan 12 - Play 3rd World Farmer in the computer lab.

Jan 15 - Design a toy that could have been used by a child from the Neolithic Era.
Jan 16 - Work on The Timeline Assignment.
Jan 17 - Schools closed due to inclement weather.
Jan 18 - Schools closed due to inclement weather.
Jan 19 - Complete the River Valley Civilizations map.

Jan 22 - Take a quiz on the River Valley Civilizations map.
Jan 23 - Play Mummy Maker, Pyramid Builder, Escape from the Mummy's Tomb , Death in Sakkara, Pharaohs Tomband Three Pyramids .
Jan 24 - Design a Sarcophagus for someone whom you admire.
Jan 25 - Work on the Test #1 study guide.
Jan 26 - Take Test #1 and complete the Chapter 2 Walkthru.

Jan 29 - Create a Facebook Account for a person from Chapter 1 or 2.
Jan 30 - Schools closed due to inclement weather.
Jan 31 - Make a Phoenician boat foldable.
Feb 01 - Create a travel brochure to attract settlers into the Indus River Valley.
Feb 02 - Schools closed due to inclement weather.

Feb 05 - Finish creating a travel brochure that invites settlers to the Indus River Valley.
Feb 06 - Play the Indus Valley Trader Game
Feb 07 - Create a caste system mannequin.
Feb 08 - Take notes on Hinduism.
Feb 09 - Join into teams and play the Hinduism game.

Feb 12 - Create a Silk Road T-shirt.
Feb 13 - Participate in a Chinese inventions gallery walk.
Feb 14 - Complete the Test #3 study guide.
Feb 15 - Take Test #3 on ancient India and China.
Feb 16 - View scenes from Mulan.

Feb 19 - Create an advertisement that could be sponsored by a Greek god.
Feb 20 - Join into teams and participate in the Olympics.
Feb 21 - Play Olympians, Warriors, Achilles, Achilles 2 and Helios in the lab.
Feb 22 - Join into teams and play the Greek War game.
Feb 23 - Create a mannequin for a Spartan warrior or an Athenian citizen.

Feb 26 - Create a Be The Thing for the Parthenon.
Feb 27 - Complete the Ancient Greece test study guide.
Feb 28 - Take Test #4 on Ancient Greece.
Mar 01 - Finish the Ancient Rome chapter walkthru.
Mar 02 - Work on the Map Exercise: Ancient Rome activity.

Mar 05 - Design a Roman gladiator that will fight against a classmate's gladiator.
Mar 06 - Spring Break
Mar 07 - Spring Break
Mar 08 - Spring Break
Mar 09 - Spring Break

Mar 12 - Play Gladiator , Dressed to Kill, Death in Rome, Gladiator Arena, Roads of Rome
Mar 13 - Take a quiz on Ancient Rome notes.
Mar 14 - School closed due to inclement weather.
Mar 15 - Create an annotated and illustrated timeline of events from Ancient Rome.
Mar 16 - Work on the Ancient Rome test study guide.

Mar 19 - Take the Ancient Rome test.
Mar 20 - Create mosaics
Mar 21 - Join into teams and play the Byzantine Empire sentences game.
Mar 22 - Take a test on the Byzantine Empire & Russia.
Mar 23 - Play Hunt for the Noor Stone

Mar 26 - View 30 Days: Muslims and America and answer questions from the video.
Mar 27 - Create a graphic organizer displaying information about the 5 major religions.
Mar 28 - Complete the Islam test study guide.
Mar 29 - Take the Islam test.
Mar 30 - Good Friday

Apr 02 - Play Mighty Knight, Kingdom Rush, Knight Invaders, Chops Away, and Arrow.
Apr 03 - Join into teams and play the Feudalism game.
Apr 04 - Work on the Castle Builder activity.
Apr 05 - Create a Coat of Arms.
Apr 06 - Take the Middle Ages Test.

Apr 09 - View Man Vs Wild Africa and make observations about the geography.
Apr 10 - Join into teams and play the Game of the Crusades.
Apr 11 - Conduct the Black Death investigation.
Apr 12 - Play Virus Wars and Pandemic .
Apr 13 - Complete the Americas mapping activity.

Apr 16 - Conduct the Mayan investigation lab.
Apr 17 - Take the test on AMI, Japan, the Crusades, and the Black Death. Do I have a Right?
Apr 18 - Participate in a Digital Breakout game on the Renaissance.
Apr 19 - Play Renaissance Bingo.
Apr 20 - Conduct the Sistine Chapel simulation.

Apr 23 - Work on the Renaissance test study guide.
Apr 24 - Take the Renaissance test.
Apr 25 - Create a WTWL board.
Apr 26 - Continue working on the WTWL board.
Apr 27 - Continue working on the WTWL board.

Apr 30 - Complete the WHI.2 & WHI.3 SOL practice quizzes.
May 01 - Complete the SOL Pictorial Review handout.
May 02 - Complete the WHI.4 & WHI.5 SOL practice quizzes.
May 03 - Complete the WHI.6 & WHI.7 SOL practice quizzes. The Migrant Trail
May 04 - Complete the WHI.8 & WHI.9 SOL practice quizzes.

May 07 - Complete the WHI.10 & WHI.11 SOL practice quizzes.
May 08 - Complete the WHI.12 & WHI.13 SOL practice quizzes. Practice SOL Test iCivics
May 09 - Take the SOL review picture quiz. SOL Practice Test #2
May 10 - Take the SOL review picture quiz.
May 11 - Finish a practice SOL test.

May 14 - Take the SOL review picture quiz.
May 15 - Take the World History I SOL Test.
May 16 - None
May 17 - Work on the A to Z Books.
May 18 - Continue working on the A to Z Books.

May 21 - Continue working on the A to Z Books.
May 22 - Continue working on the A to Z Books.
May 23 - Continue working on the A to Z Books.
May 24 - Continue working on the A to Z Books.
May 25 - Finish working on the A to Z Books.

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