Lessons

Student sheet – Medieval Era

The core civilizations of the Eastern Hemisphere in the Medieval Era, AD 500 to 1453 Task 1: Enquiry Go to the map of the world in 500 AD. To do this, either follow the above link, or go to the Atlas (on the main menu at the top of the page) and use the “TimeMaps by Region” […]

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Teacher guidance – the Medieval Era in World History

The great civilizations of the Eastern Hemisphere, AD 500 to 1453 This unit introduces the medieval era of the Eastern Hemisphere to students. It focusses on the core civilizations of the region. The reason for this focus is to bring out as clearly as possible how these regions developed from their classical roots, and how they […]

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Premium teacher supplementary guidance – Classical Civilizations

THE CLASSICAL CIVILIZATIONS (Note: This page will be placed in the Premium service in a couple of weeks’ time) The great classical civilizations of the Eastern Hemisphere, 500 BC to AD 500 1.& 2. Enquiry and Presentations The headings and key points might look something like the list below, region by region. If the students […]

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Premium teachers supplementary guidance – Early Civilizations

(Note: This page will be placed in the Premium service in a couple of weeks’ time) The river valley civilizations and their offshoots, 3500 BC to 500 BC 1. Activity 1. The world at the dawn of history Points should include the following: Europe: stone age farmers, small villages, hunter-gatherers, especially in northern parts The […]

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Student sheet – Classical Civilizations

The great classical civilizations of the Eastern Hemisphere, 500 BC to AD 500 1. Enquiry 1. Choose a Big Region of the world To do this, select the Atlas option in the main menu at the top of this page, and then use the “TimeMaps by Region” column to find the entry “World”. Select the date 500 […]

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Student sheet – Early Civilizations

The river valley civilizations and their offshoots, 3500 BC to 500 BC 1. Activity Instructions: You should have the Timemap of World History open on your computer. 1. Go to the map of the world in 3500 BC. To do this, go to the Atlas home page (one of the options in the menu at the […]

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The Twentieth Century

Activity With the class divided into groups, each group examines the histories of a different region between 1914 and 2005: Europe Africa The Middle East India and South Asia South East Asia East Asia North America South America Oceania To do this, go to TimeMaps.com, and then to the menu option Atlas. Select the region you’v […]

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The Modern Era of World History

Activity With the class divided into groups, each group examines the histories of a different region between 1789 and 1914: Europe Africa The Middle East India and South Asia South East Asia East Asia North America South America Oceania To do this, go to TimeMaps.com, and then to the menu option Atlas. Select the region you’v […]

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The Early Modern Period in World History

Activity With the class divided into groups, each group examines the histories of a different region between 1453 and 1789: Europe Africa The Middle East India and South Asia South East Asia East Asia North America South America To do this, go to TimeMaps.com, and then to the menu option Atlas. Select the region you’v been […]

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Lesson Ideas to use with advanced students

Lesson Ideas to use with Advanced Students These lesson ideas will require - and give practice in - high order historical thinking. At the same they will use the unique capabilities of the TimeMap of World History to encourage your students to view world history in new and interesting ways.

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Europe: more than the sum of its parts?

Europe: more than the sum of its parts? The histories of the individual countries of Europe cannot be understood apart from their broader contexts. They have been shaped by the great currents of history which have swept through Europe, and they in their turn have helped to shape European - and world - history.

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