Gateway Regional High School
World History/ 9th grade
This course fulfills the graduation requirement for history and is a prerequisite for all major universities. The focus of this two-semester course is on the major turning points in World History from 1700 to the present. Students will learn important social study skills, the importance of citizenship, and make personal connections to history.
Course Expectations and Assessments
There will be three units per marking period, with each MP ending with a Benchmark assessment. After the pre-assessment, each benchmark will count as an additional test grade.
Unit 1 Test
Unit 2 Test
French Revolution Scavenger Hunt
Unit 3 Test
Industrial Revolution DBQ Essay
Unit 4 Test
Unit 5 Test
Unit 6 Test
Interwar Years Scavenger Hunt
Unit 7 Test
Unit 8 Test
WWII Scavenger Hunt
Unit 9 Test
Cold War DBQ Essay
Unit 10 Test
Unit 11 Test
Modern Challenge Media Project
End of Year Benchmark
Students are permitted to retake/revise primary or benchmark assessments before the next upcoming primary assessment is given. In order to be eligible for a retake, the student must complete of all homework in that unit.
Required and Recommended Materials
Students are welcome before or after school for help. Students must plan accordingly if anyone needs help during school.
Classroom Behavioral Expectations and Rewards/Consequences