• World History With Mrs. Potter

     

    In our class we will be taking a journey back in time, starting with the beginning of human development within community-based settings, to the major technological developments that have led to our modern day war strategies. This course is aligned with Arizona College and Career Readiness Standards and national standards that support the school wide efforts to increase student achievement. 

      Office Hours:

    • Mrs. Potter is available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for tutoring by appointment ONLY (we'll we are online learning). Please arrange a tutoring session at least 24hrs ahead of time!

    • My Email: casey.potter@dvusd.org, EXT. 63236 (Brief biography can be found in the tabs section!)

    World History

    Units of Study:

     

    Semester I

    Unit 1: Foundations of History

    Unit 2: Revolutions in Thought

    Unit 3: Exploration and Colonization

    Unit 4: Political Revolutions 

    Unit 5: Industrialism

    Semester II

    Unit 6: Imperialism and Nationalism

    Unit 7: World War One and Russian Revolutions

    Unit 8: Interwar Period and World War Two

    Unit 9: Cold War

    Unit 10: Decolonization and Genocide

    Unit 11: Contemporary World

    What are we all about?

    Our textbook can be found in Canvas under ConnectED

     

    By the time the student completes this course, the student will know or be able to perform the following objectives based on Arizona State Disciplinary Skill Standards:

    * Chronological reasoning requires understanding processes of change and continuity over time, which means assessing similarities and differences between historical periods and between the past and present.

    *Thinking within the discipline involves the ability to identify, compare, and evaluate multiple perspectives about a given event to draw conclusions since there are multiple points of view about events and issues.

    *Historians and Social Scientists gather, interpret, and use evidence to develop claims and answer historical, economic, geographical, and political questions and communicate their conclusions.

    *Thinking within the discipline involves the ability to analyze relationships among causes and effects and to create and support arguments using relevant evidence.

    ·         Please review the Skill and Content Standards in their entirety HERE

    OUR CLASSROOM SCHEDULE
    • Period 1: SST World History 
    • Period 2: SST World History
    • Period 3: SST World History
    • Period 4/5: Prep/Lunch
    • Period 6: SST World History 

    • Period 7: SST World History
      Link to our Powerschools Website: Powerschools
      • Link to our Canvas Website: dvusd.instructure.com

     

    ALWAYS REMEMBER... 

     
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