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Each unit in our World History curriculum includes detailed lesson plans with engaging projects, video lessons, PowerPoints, guided notes, interactive notebook pages, digital Google resources, assessments, links to fun online review games & more!

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Our World History Curriculum

Our World History Curriculum includes 24 complete units from Prehistory through to the Modern World. Each unit is packed with engaging and interactive resources and concludes with review materials and an assessment. Lesson plans and answer keys are provided so you can spend more time on yourself and your students and less time planning and grading. 

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Unit 1: Prehistory &
Early Civilizations

A unit on the first humans, Paleolithic, & Neolithic Eras, and the characteristics that make up a civilization.

Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia

Unit 2: Western River
Valley Civilizations

Unit 2 covers the early civilizations of Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt along the Nile River.

Unit 3: Eastern River Valley Civilizations

A unit on the civilizations that developed along the Yellow River in Ancient China and the Indus River valley in India.


Unit 4: Ancient Greece

A study of the geography, people, and culture of the Greek city-states of Athens, Sparta, and others along with their conflict with Persia.

Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia

Unit 5: Ancient Rome 

A thorough overview of the development of Rome from the Republic to the Roman Empire and its fall.

Unit 6: The Byzantine Empire

A brief unit on Constantinople after the split of the Roman Empire, Justinian, Theodora, and Byzantine culture.


Unit 7: Islamic Civilizations 

An overview of the founding of Islam and its growth through the Middle East and North Africa over several centuries.

Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia

Unit 8: Classical India & Asia 

A unit on the Shang, Zhou, and Qin Dynasties in China, India's Maurya and Gupta Empires, and the Silk Road.

Unit 9: The Middle Ages

A thorough look at feudalism, the Black Death, Crusades, and development of nation states in Europe during the Middle Ages.


Unit 10: Africa & the Americas 

Resources on the Aztecs, Inca, and Maya in the Americans plus the African Empires of Ghana, Songhai, Mali, and more.

Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia

Unit 11:  The Renaissance 

A unit on the art, ideas, writing, people, and culture of the Italian and Northern Renaissance periods of the 1500's.

Unit 12: The Reformation

A look at Martin Luther, John Calvin, and the profound effect that the Protestant Reformation had on Europe.


Unit 13: Exploration

A unit on the Age of Discovery, explorers, conquistadors, and the Columbian Exchange.

Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia

Unit 14: Absolutism 

A unit on Absolutism in Europe and the rise of a Constitutional Monarchy in Great Britain.

Unit 15: The Enlightenment

A brief unit on Enlightenment thinkers and the Age of Reason in Europe and America.


Unit 16: The French Revolution 

An overview of the causes, events, and effects of the French Revolution plus the rise and downfall of Napoleon.

Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia

Unit 17: Nationalism 

This unit covers the Congress of Vienna and resulting nationalist revolutions in Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Unit 18: The Industrial Revolution

A study of how industrialization began, along with major inventions, urbanization, and their effects on the world.


Unit 19: Imperialism 

This unit looks at European imperialism and responses from around the world, with a special focus on Africa, Asia, and India.

Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia

Unit 20: WW1 & the Interwar Era

A unit on the battles and events of the Great War, plus the Russian Revolution, and the inter-war period in Asia.

Unit 21: World War 2

A thorough overview of the war from the rise of dictatorships through the end of the war and formation of the UN.


Unit 22: The Cold War 

An overview of the Cold War Era from 1945 through the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia

Unit 23: The Modern World: 

A brief unit on globalization, conflicts, and terrorism in the modern world.

Unit 24: World Religions

An in-depth overview of the major world religions and philosophies.