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World history is diverse and exciting. Utilize our cross-curricular printables, lessons, and references for grades K-12 to study the people, politics, and events that have occurred throughout history across the world. Discover the art, music, literature, and religions that has shaped the many cultures of our world. From Egypt to China to Western Europe, from Ancient Greece to World War II, discover the historical foundations for the world today.

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WWII Printables Slideshow
7 Wonders of the Ancient World
Top 10 Heroes of Greek Mythology

Printable Worksheets & Activities (K-2)

ANZAC Day: Design a Stamp
NATO
The Founding of Rome
Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens Teacher's Guide
Making a Maraca
The Treasures of King Tut
Australia's Flag
More Popular World History Printables

Printable Worksheets & Activities (3-4)

Creative Writing with Photo Inspiration
World War II Reading Warm-Up: Pearl Harbor
Battles of World War I
Slavery Writing Prompt
Mythology Activity Sheets
Countries Quiz
Wonders of the World Questions
More Popular World History Printables

Printable Worksheets & Activities (5-8)

The Middle Ages: The Feudal System Activity Packet
The Holocaust
World War II Printable Book (5-12)
Crack the Code -- The Holocaust
An Immigrant's Story
Mapping the War: World War II
The Middle Ages: Knights and Knighthood Activity Packet
More Popular World History Printables

Printable Worksheets & Activities (9-12)

Weapons of War
Treaty of Versailles
Has the Past Been Just?
Mexican-American Mariachi Music
Queen Elizabeth I Word Search
Famous Firsts in Aviation
The French and Indian War (1754-1763)
More Popular World History Printables

Lesson Plans

"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
Traditional Circle Game from Puerto Rico
Picasso's Guernica
The Mayan Empire
Mexico's Day of the Dead
What Are the Modern Olympic Games?
More Popular World History Lesson Plans

Mythology & World Religion

Ancient Gods and Goddesses: Matching
Greek and Roman Gods
Knossos
Cupid, and Other Classical Myths
Independent Reading Guide: Myths and Folk Tales
Heroes in Greek Mythology
Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Greece
More Mythology & World Religion Resources

Bulletin Board Ideas

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Educational Technology Resources

WWI Propaganda
Wonders of the World Questions
World War I: People, Places, and Events
Wonders of the World
An Expedition to Egypt
The Ancient Mayan City of Tikal Checklist
An Expedition to Egypt Rubric
More Educational Technology for World History

Puzzles & Games

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More World History Puzzles & Games

Ancient Civilizations

The Odyssey
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
Chronology of Conscription in the U.S. -- Colonial Era to 1999
The Navajo Code Talkers
Julius Caesar
The Mayan Empire
Poptropica Teaching Guide: Mythology Island
More Resources on Ancient Civilizations

The Middle Ages (Medieval Times)

The Middle Ages: Medieval Towns Activity Packet
Medieval Period Quiz
King Lear
The Middle Ages: Life on a Manor Activity Packet
Life in Medieval Times Mini-Lesson
Knights of the Middle Ages Mini-Lesson
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table Activities
More Resources on the Middle Ages

Art & World History Connections

Picasso's Guernica
Draw a Gothic Cathedral
Ancient Times: Art and Architecture Activity Packet
Classical Architecture
Learning About Voice Through Photographs Assessment
Ralph Masiello's Ancient Egypt Drawing Book Coloring Page
Salvador Dalí Research Activity
More World History Art Activities

Music & World History Connections

Introduction to Mariachi Music
Mexican-American Mariachi Music
Making a Koto
Making a Maraca
Chinese Opera
Introduction to the Panpipe
Making a Guiro
More Music & Drama Activities for World History

Mathematics & World History Connections

Math in the Real World: the Great Wall of China
The Middle Ages: Schools and Universities Activity Packet
Carbon Dating
An Expedition to Egypt
Eratosthenes
Classroom Trading Post
Whispering Gallery
More World History Activities for Math Class

Science & World History Connected

"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
Famous Firsts in Aviation
Summer of My German Soldier
Classroom Catapults
Halley's Comet
How Was the Great Pyramid Built?
Invent a Flying Machine
More World History Activities for Science Class

Literature Resources for World History

The House on Mango Street
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
Number the Stars
King Lear
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Julius Caesar
More Popular Literature Resources for World History

World History Activities for Language Arts

The House on Mango Street
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
Number the Stars
King Lear
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
Fourteen Points Writing Exercise
Julius Caesar
More Popular World History Activities for Language Arts

The Olympics in World History

What Are the Modern Olympic Games?
Modern Olympic Symbols & Traditions
Write a Letter to Jesse Owens
Windsurfing
William Tell Facts & Olympic Activity
Tom Longboat Worksheet
Modern Olympic Beginnings Word Power
More Olympic Games in World History

Explorers in World History

Wonders of the World Questions
Gallery of DK Digital Books for Social Studies
Famous Explorers Quiz
Samuel de Champlain Word-Fill
Underwater Archaeology
Popular Geography References
James Cook
More Explorers in World History

World War I

World War I Teacher Resources
Veterans Day Videos & Activities
Memorial Day Videos & Activities
The Lusitania
WWI Propaganda
The History & Poetry of "In Flanders Fields"
World War I: People, Places, and Events
More World War I Resources

World War II

World War II Teacher Resources
Popular Holocaust Remembrance Printables
Veterans Day Videos & Activities
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
Number the Stars
WWII Printables Slideshow
Popular World War II Printables
More World War II Resources

The Holocaust

Holocaust Remembrance – Teacher Resources
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
Number the Stars
WWII Printables Slideshow
Number the Stars Character Jeopardy
Chronology of World War II
Holocaust Fact or Opinion
More Holocaust Resources

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