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World History Semester 2: Jan. - May 2024 (Fridays) Grades  6th-12th

World History Semester 2: Jan. - May 2024 (Fridays) Grades 6th-12th

The first semester will cover Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, The Enlightenment, The French Revolution, The Industrial Revolution and Imperialism. The second semester is WWI, Russian Revolution, Totalitarianism, WWII, the Cold War, and recent history.

Weeks 1, 2, 3. WORLD WAR I

  • Franz Ferdinand
  • WWI
  • WWI Short Video (Optional)
  • Wilson's 14 Points
  • Gallipoli / Das Boat
  • War Horse
  • Summary of WWI
  • Famous Figures - Otto Von Bismarck, & Queen Victoria (Optional)


  • Part I Russian Revolution
  • Part II Russian Revolution
  • Stalin, Communism and Lenin's death
  • Rasputin
  • The True Story of Rasputin Video (Optional)

Weeks 6, 7, 8. TOTALITARIAN:

  • Great Depression
  • Rise of the 3 Dictators
  • Rise of Fascism
  • Roots of Evil

Weeks 9, 10, 11, 12. WORLD WAR II & THE HOLOCAUST:

  • WWII
  • Holocaust
  • Battles
  • Grading the War
  • Mankind Story of All of US
  • Who is Responsible for the War
  • Last Days of the War Video (Optional)

Week 13. COLD WAR

  • Cold War
  • We Didn't Start the Fire
  • Who Caused the Cold War

Weeks 14, 15. RECENT HISTORY

  • Distinguishing between fact and opinion
  • Fake news vs. real news
  • Current events that making history analysis
  • Summarizing an article
  • Student opinion




  • Computer with internet access required for this online class.



  • Recommend World History Semester 1 be taken in Fall


Class Details

Grade Levels: Middle school (6th-8th), High school (9th-12th)

Start Date: 1/26/2024

Meeting Dates:

  • 1/26, 2/2,  2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24

Meeting Day(s): Fridays

Frequency:  Once a week

Cost: $480 for 16 weeks

Time: 3:30PM - 4:25PM

Duration: 55 minutes

Minimum Number of Students:  3

Maximum Number of Students:  10

Meeting Link:

Your pod instructor will provide all meeting links and course content via email after registration. Please ensure that you have stable internet connection during each class session.

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