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This website is home to the Howell World History 2.0 classroom. This website is designed to be used by students enrolled in World History at Howell High School. On this website you will find numerous resources related to the World History course framework as aligned to the State of Michigan standards.

Please feel free to follow our website and utilize any and all resources found on it. We do not take credit for any work that is not specifically our own and understand that education is a result of the sharing of ideas and resources. Please contact us with any concerns in regards to these matters.

Also, feel free to contact us for any and all matters, we would gladly answers these questions when we are able to.

Howell World History

Course Description

Michigan’s World History and Geography course takes a global and comparative approach to studying the world and its past to develop greater understanding of the development of worldwide events, processes, and interactions among the world’s people, cultures, societies, and environment.

Semester 1 Topics:

  • Unit 1 – Systems of Human Organization
  • Unit 2 – Western Europe
  • Unit 3 – Asia
  • Unit 4 – Africa and the Middle East
  • Unit 5 – The Americas
  • Unit 6 – Eastern Europe and the Byzantine Empire
  • Unit 7 – Russia and the Ottoman Empire

Semester 2 Topics:

  • Unit 8 – Revolution
  • Unit 9 – Industrialization
  • Unit 10 – Imperialism
  • Unit 11 – World War I
  • Unit 12 – Interwar Years
  • Unit 13 – World War II
  • Unit 14 – The Cold War

Course Requirements

Please check Power School weekly for updated grade information!

This course will be graded on projects, tests, quizzes, participation, presentations, and homework. Assignments are evaluated for thoroughness, accuracy, effort and clarity. The timeframe in which you turn your assignment in will also determine the grade that you receive. The grading scale is as follows:

A 100-97
A- 92 – 90
B+ 89-87
B 86-83
B– 82-80
C+ 79-77
C 76-73
C- 72-70
D+ 69-67
D 66-63
D- 62-60
F 59 and below

Semester Grade Rubric

The semester grade is calculated as follows using three separate categories:

  • First Quarter – 40%
  • Second Quarter – 40%
  • Semester Exam – 20%

Classroom Expectations

We have very high expectations for every one of our students and we know that by 9th grade you know what good classroom/school behavior looks like.We believe in Howell High School’s 5 points of P.R.I.D.E.!

  • Personal Responsibility
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Discipline
  • Enthusiasm
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