ERIC Number: ED283733
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Global History. A Curriculum Guide. Second Semester. Theme III: The Emergence of the Modern World. Student Worksheets. Experimental Edition.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
This bulletin of student worksheets complements teacher strategies for Theme III entitled, "Changes in Thought and Action Led to the Emergence of the Modern World." The worksheets contain materials corresponding to specific strategies, and the questions which accompany each worksheet are included on the appropriate strategy page. Included are suggestions for student activities covering the 12 subthemes: (1) The Ancient Greeks Influenced All Western Civilization; (2) Classical Culture Was Disseminated throughout the Roman Empire; (3) The Middle Ages Was a Transitional Period in European History; (4) The Mongols Established Vast Empires in Europe and Asia; (5) The Nation-State Became the Basic Form of Political Organization: Spain, a Case Study; (6) The Byzantine Empire Preserved and Disseminated Culture during the Middle Ages; (7) The Ottoman Turks Fused Elements of Byzantine and Muslim Cultures; (8) The Renaissance Represented a Rediscovery of Classical Civilization and Reawakened Interest in Worldly Matters in Europe; (9) The Scientific Revolution Challenged Traditional Attitudes and Beliefs; (10) The Age of Discovery Created a Network of Global Contacts; (11) The Reformation and Counter-Reformation Ended Religious Unity in the West; and (12) The Commercial Revolution Introduced an Age of Economic Interdependence. Included is a Global Cultural Bank activity which may be used as the culminating exercise for each subtheme. (KWL)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Course Content, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Guides, Global Approach, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, World History
New York City Board of Education, Curriculum and Production Unit, Office of Curriculum Development and Support, Room 617, 131 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (New York City Public Schools, $3.50; others, $5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Note: For related teacher strategies, see SO 017 914; for other global history materials, see SO 017 913-923.