8th Grade - World History & Geography to 1500

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Map review games - bodies of water, early civilizations, Persia, India, eastern Asia, Greece, Islamic Empire

WHI.2 flashcards
WHI.2 Study Guides & Games

WHI.3 flashcards
WHI.3 Study Guides & Games

WHI.4 flashcards
WHI.4 Study Guides & Games

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WHI.5 Study Guides & Games

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WHI.6 Study Guides & Games

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WHI.8 flash cards
WHI.8 Study Guides & Games

WHI.9 flashcards
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WHI.10 flashcards
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WHI.12 Study Guides & Games

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WH&GI released test 2001 SOLs





WH&GI released test 2008 SOLs


WH&GI practice test


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WH&GI practice test


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Archaeologists & Artifacts



Video - Human Prehistory

Neolithic Revolution
Brain Pop video - Agricultural Revolution


Video - Agricultural Revolution


Crash Course video - The Agricultural Revolution

Fertile Crescent
Crash Course video - Mesopotamia

Early Writing/Cuneiform
Brain Pop video - Sumerians

Code of Hammurabi






Crash Course video - Ancient Egypt


Brain Pop video - Egyptian Pharaohs




WHI.3d - Hebrew history


The Hebrews


Phoenicians


Persian Empire





Indus Valley
Crash Course video - Indus Valley Civilization

Indian Empires



The Guptas


Hinduism
Hinduism & Buddhism Video

Buddhism
Crash Course video - Buddha & Ashoka

Emporer Qin & the Mandate of Heaven
Crash Course video - 2,000 Years of Chinese History

The Great Wall of China
Brain Pop video - Great Wall of China

Silk Road
Brain Pop video - Silk Road


Crash Course video - The Silk Road & Ancient Trade

Taoism & Confucianism


Japanese Religion


Greek Gods
Brain Pop video - Greek Gods


Crash Course video - The Persians & Greeks


Includes Athens, Sparta, the Golden Age of Pericles
& the Peloponnesian Wars


Athens & Sparta
Brain Pop video - Athens


Crash Course video - Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great


Roman Religion



Includes the Republic & the Punic Wars





The Roman Republic
Brain Pop video - Roman Republic

Julius Caesar
Crash Course video - The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or...Which was it?

Death of Caesar


Roman Empire
Brain Pop video - Rise of the Roman Empire




The Pax Romana
Brain Pop video - Pax Romana




The Birth of Christianity
Crash Course video - Christianity from Judaism to Constantine




The Fall of the Roman Empire
Brain Pop video - Fall of the Roman Empire


Crash Course video - Fall of the Roman Empire...in the 15th century?










Islam
Crash Course video - Islam, the Quran & the Five Pillars

Islam
Islamic Achievements Video




Kingdom of Axum


Kingdom of Ghana
Crash Course - Mansa Musa & Islam in Africa

Mali


Great Zimbabwe



Brain Pop video - Mesoamerica

Aztecs
Brain Pop video - Aztec civilization

Incas
Brain Pop video - Inca Civilization

Mayans
Brain Pop video - Maya Civilization


Crash Course video - The Dark Ages...How Dark were they Really?

Charlemagne
Brain Pop video - Middle Ages

Religion in the Middle Ages


Feudalism
Brain Pop video - Feudalism

Brain Pop video - Magna Carta


Joan of Arc



Crash Course video - Russia, the Kievan Rus & the Mongols

Black Plague



Crash Course video - The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?

The Renaissance
Crash Course video - The Renaissance: Was it a Thing?


Brain Pop - Leonardo da Vinci

The Printing Press
Brain Pop video - Michelangelo