In this class we will explore history from the earliest times to the fall of Rome. We will be looking at such questions as: What is civilization? Why did people make cities? Why did they wage war? How did different forms of government evolve? Etc.
Video: Library of Alexandria (Use related videos to get the other 4 parts.)
Video: Greek Byzantium (Use related videos to get the other 4 parts.)
We are focusing on the study of history, how it relates to us today, how the big ideas shaped lives in the past and continue to do so today, in an effort to know ourselves and our world better.
Video: Why Study History
List of resources for teachers and parents.
Social Studies Websites:
Library of Congress: American History
Techtorial: Creating a Spreadsheet using Excel
Techtorial: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation
Assistive Technology Links:
Assistive Tech: DynaVox
Assistive Tech: ATSTAR
In this class we will be tracing the history of the United States from pre-colonial times up to the present. We will be considering the following questions: Why did people want to come to America? How did the European settlers and the Native Americans interact? How did the various English colonies interact with each other? How did US democracy form? Etc.
Video: US History 1865-Present
Video: Native American History
Westward Expansion Vocab Game