Class Overview      
Prerequisites: World Geography
Course Length: one year
Grading: daily assignments: 45%; tests/quizzes: 45%; semester test (if necessary): 10%

     This course consists of a chronological narrative of world history from the early modern world and continuing through the era of European imperialism. Emphasis will be on political and economic development, the influence of geography on cultures, the growth of science and technology, the effect of contact between cultures, and creativity in the arts.

     Students are expected to be respectful toward their classmates, teacher, and substitute teachers. Students are expected to be prepared, honest, cooperative, on-task, and demonstrate a strong work ethic. Students are expected to communicate with the teacher if they do not comprehend class topics and materials. Students are encouraged to ask questions as well as share their knowledge.