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World History Shorts: Binders 1 & 2

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PC-2124 World History Shorts: Binders 1 & 2

Effective for students with learning differences, on-level students, and students and adults who are reading below grade level.

Short Stories
Each binder features 30 one-page stories, or shorts, that focus on key historical concepts. Featured in 14-point font for easier readability, the shorts can be used as introductory lessons or as an overview for topics to be covered quickly.

Activity Sheets
Following each short are 4 activity sheets and a quiz. Students practice reading-comprehension skills and answer content-area recall questions; interpret maps, charts, and graphs; research significant historical people, places, and events; and express opinions through writing. The activity sheets include multiple-choice, short-answer, and extension questions as well as crossword puzzles. Each short also includes a visual activity which consists of a map, chart, or graph. For every short, a one-page quiz assesses students'' understanding of the most important information. Quizzes include questions written in standardized test format. Answer keys are also provided.

Binder 1
Covers Hammurabiís Code, the pyramids of ancient Egypt, the city-states of ancient Greece, Rome as a republic and an empire, growth of the Roman Catholic Church, feudalism, the Crusades, the Middle Ages and Black Death, the Renaissance, Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation, European exploration and colonization of Asia and the Americas, modernization of Russia and Japan, the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire, and more.

Binder 2
Covers the scientific and industrial revolutions; the American, French, and Russian revolutions; European imperialism in Africa and Asia; the rise of Nazism and fascism in Germany, Italy, and Japan; World Wars I and II; the Holocaust; the rise and fall of communism; the Cold War; the Arab-Israeli Conflict; modern Latin America, India, and Japan; terrorist attacks of the 20th and early 21st centuries; and more.

World History Shorts: Binders 1 & 2

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