World History b credit Recovery Summer School

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World History B Credit Recovery Summer School

You are here for a reason and that reason is History! History repeats itself in many forms including: new political ideas, inventions, revolutions, social movements, wars, and yes….even a World History class!

The last time you took this course is now in the past. What kind of outcomes do you want as a result of the choices you will make now?

Required materials:

  • Pencil

  • Loose Leaf paper, college ruled

  • Printer Paper

  • Laptop

For each unit, you will:

  • Read the chapters/sections

  • Complete analytical notes for each reading section

  • Complete one of the following assessments: (use your completed assignments to help you)

    • 3 page essay

    • Power Point Presentation

    • Movie

All work and assignments must be completed during class time. There should be no homework during Credit Recovery Summer School.

  • Once you have complete the notes for a chapter, you may turn in your work to be graded. You must turn in the assignments for each section.

  • I will not accept more than one unit at a time.

  • Use Pencil for all written assignments.

  • Once you have received a passing grade on all assignments for a Unit, you can begin working on the unit assessment.

*Because World History Credit Recovery is only 2 weeks long, you must use all of your time wisely in order to earn a passing grade and recover your lost credits!

Assessment Choices

  • All essays must be typed, 12pt Times New Roman Font, 1 inch Margins. All essays must be at least 3 pages. The more you write, the better!!!!

  • All essays must completely answer the prompt and use all of its elements.

  • All essays must be written in your own words. Plagiarism will result in an automatic fail.

Power Point Presentation

  • All power point presentations must completely answer the prompt and use all of its elements.

  • All power point presentations must contain all Key Terms&Names. (make them bold)

  • Each slide needs to contain no more than 3 bullet points. Each bullet point cannot be longer than 2 lines of text. The font size should be 32-40.

  • You must include at least 2 images/maps/charts/ graphs for each element of the prompt.

  • When presenting your power point, you will read and explain each bullet point in relation to the Prompt/elements.

  • You need to know what you are talking about so be prepared to answer any questions I may have about your presentation, including images.


  • All movies must be at least 5 minutes but no more than 10 minutes.

  • All Key Terms & Names must be included. (make them stand out)

  • Use images, maps, charts, graphs, live action, narration, music etc….

  • You must provide a full page summary of your movie that explains how it answers the prompt.

  • You will submit a rough draft, we will go over it together, you will edit it, and then present your movie for grading.

  • You need to know what you are talking about so be prepared to answer any questions I may have about your movie.

Unit 10.6: Consequences of WWI

Chapter 13 section 4

Chapter 15 sections 1, 2

Unit 10.7.1-2: Russian Revolution and the USSR

Chapter 14 sections 1, 2

Unit 10.7.3: Fascist Aggressors start WWII

Chapter 15 sections 3, 4

Chapter 16 sections 1, 2, 3
Unit 10.8: Consequences of WWII and the new Cold War

Chapter 16 sections 4, 5

Chapter 17 sections 1, 4
Unit 10.9: End of the Cold War

Chapter 17 Sections 5

Chapter 19 Sections 3, 4
Unit 10.10: New Nations

Chapter 18 Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Chapter 19 Sections 1

Prompts for Essays, Power Point Presentations, and Movies:
Unit 6: Consequences of WWI

Analyze the short and long term effects of WWI

  • Treaty of Versailles, Wilson’s 14 Points, and League of Nations

  • Changes in country borders (new countries)

  • Widespread disillusionment with institutions, authorities, and values caused by WWI

  • Influence of WWI on literature, art, and intellectual life in the West.

Unit 7.1-2: Russian Revolution and the USSR

How did Russian society change as a consequence of its Communist Revolution?

  • Problems in Tsarist Russia

  • early Revolutionaries’ goals

  • Bolshevik takeover

  • Totalitarian rule under Stalin

Unit 7.3: Fascist Aggressors start WWII

Analyze the causes and course of WWII

  • Fascist ideas motivating the Germans, Italians, and Japanese

  • German, Italian, and Japanese drive for empires in the 1930s (Why?)

  • The role of Appeasement/Isolation

  • Major early battles

Unit 8: Consequences of WWII and the new Cold War

Analyze international developments in the post-WWII world

  • War Crimes Trials

  • Rebuilding Europe and Japan

  • Causes of the Cold War: Yalta Pact, Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, Berlin Airlift

  • United Nations

Unit 9: End of the Cold War

What were the causes and results of the collapse of the Soviet Union?

  • Détente

  • Gorbachev’s reforms

  • Collapse of the Soviet Union: causes, course, effects

  • Ethnic conflict in Yugoslavia

Unit 10: New Nations

Compare and contrast the development of new nations in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. One from each region.

  • Describe causes and outcomes of independence movements

  • Challenges faced while seeking independence: social, political, religious

  • Forces driving changes and conflict: nationalism, poverty, globalization, etc.

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