World History I (Full Year) - Part 4 of 4
In this 8 week course, students will study World History from the Inca and Aztec Empires through Moctezuma, Cortes and exploration. This is part 4 of a full year of World History.
US Grade 8 - 11
This is part four of a four part series covering early World History. If all four parts are taken it will cover both Ancient World History and the Middle Ages and would be a full year of World History. There are in class and/or homework assignments each week, plus students will be encouraged to study the topics outside of class either through reading a history text of their choosing or watching Crash Course videos. If a student completes all in class assignments, homework, and studying...
When students complete this class, they should be able to look at any historic document and "source" it. They will be able to determine who the author is, what the author's authority is, when the source was written and if that date impacts the source's reliability. They will also know how to take two accounts of the same story and pull corroborating facts out. They will know how to determine which sources are reliable and which are not. They will know what primary and secondary sources are. They will learn key events and concepts in early World History including the Aztec Empire, the Incan Empire, Moctezuma, Exploration, and Colonization.
I have been studying history almost my entire life and earned both an undergraduate and graduate degree in history, though my Masters is in American Studies. I have been teaching both World and US History in person to homeschoolers for several years and have been teaching history on Outschool for almost as long.
Homework OfferedStudents will be given homework some weeks. All homework will be given in pdf form so that students can print the worksheets or they can upload the pdf to kamiapp.com and type directly onto the pdf. Students are strongly encouraged to either watch Crash Course (or similar) videos or read a World History book of their choosing that covers that topics we are discussing in class. All reading and/or video watching will be done as homework.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedStudent progress will be assessed through their in-class work and homework.
Students will be given pdfs each week that contain the in-class work and homework. These pdfs need to be printed or if the student prefers to type answers, pdfs can be uploaded to the Kami App website and students can type directly onto the pdfs. Students are strongly encouraged to either watch Crash Course (or similar) videos or read a World History book of their choosing that covers that topics we are discussing in class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
As with any World History course, we will be covering topics like death, war, racism, slavery, sex, violence, and sexism. I will not shy away from these topics, but will help the students understand that though racism, slavery, sexism, etc. are part of the fabric of World History, they are not acceptable by our standards today.
Meet the teacher
Hi everyone! I'm Nicole Trusky, a homeschooling mom of three and lover of all things history and pop culture! I have a Master in Humanities with a concentration in American Studies and have been studying history for as long as I can remember (my...
$130for 8 classes
1x per week, 8 weeks
Completed by 12 learners
Live video meetings
4-15 learners per class