The Student's Friend concise world history textbook is available for free download in pdf or MS Word formats. It can be printed and distributed to students for classroom use. It may also be used online as an electronic or digital textbook.
Effective teaching strategies help to engage students in learning, develop critical thinking skills, and keep students on task. Read more about effective teaching strategies in the Boundless open textbook.
Prentice Hall World History: Activity-Based Learning. Hands-on Activities Explore Big Ideas in World History. From simple activities to complete whole-class projects, the Historian’s Apprentice Activity Pack supports the study of World history and encourages students to use authentic primary sources to answer intriguing questions. Check out some sample materials and teacher lesson plans that empower your students to seize history (so they won't repeat it...)
Worksheet/think sheet that corresponds to the TCI World History textbook Chapter 22 The First Emperor of China. Offers Higher Order Thinking (HOT) questions for Emperor Qin. Students will learn about how Qin united China through standardization and how he was harsh in his Legalist beliefs.This file provides a smaller two-to-a-page flipbook version for classrooms with interactive notebooks and a full size page version for use without notebooks.
World History and World Geography Collection (History Wizard)
Updated for the 2015-2016 School Year!This great lesson plan collection includes over 200 internet based activities covering world history from Mesopotamia to the Persian Gulf War. My students enjoy these webquests and are very engaged in them. My students ask more questions and using the internet is always more exciting than reading from a textbook.