Classroom Resources: World History (Season 1)

Hello teachers! On this page you’ll find links to resources for extending the conversations from the podcast into your classroom. Ideas and instructions are explained on the detailed Episode pages but you can also find all resources that were created by me in my Google Drive folder that I have made public for you to use!

 

Resources for Episode 101: The Ancient Era, or “Ain’t No River Valley Wide Enough”
Topics covered: Neolithic Revolution, River Valley Civilizations (Mesopotamia/Egypt/India/China), SPICE themes

Resources for Episode 102: The Classical Era, or “That Time Everyone Plagiarized Persia”
Topics covered: Persia, characteristics of an empire, Alexander the Great

Resources for Episode 103: The Classical Era in the East, or “They Built a Great Wall and Make the Huns Pay For It!”
Topics covered: Confucianism, Legalism, Daoism, Classical Leaders (Cyrus, Pericles, Alexander, Augustus, Asoka, Shi Huangdi)

Resources for Episode 104: The Medieval Era or, “That Time Europe Lost Its Mind”
Topics covered: medieval women (Eleanor of Aquitaine, Joan of Arc, Christine de Pizan), medieval crime and punishment, torture, Inquisition, Black Death, medieval Church, manoralism, Hanseatic League

Resources for Episode 105: The Postclassical Era in the East or, “Yes We KHAN!”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 106: The Early Modern Era in the West or, “We Missed Two Whole Continents?!”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 107: The Early Modern Era in the East or, “They Didn’t Get the Memo”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 108: The Modern Era in the West or, “You Say You Want A Revolution?”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 109: The Age of Imperialism or, “Allow me to ruin the Jungle Book for you”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 110: The Modern Era in the East or, “Knock Knock. It’s the West.”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 111: World War I or, “The War to Cause All Wars”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 112: World War II or, “Who was supposed to be watching Germany?!”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 113: The Cold War or, “I Must Break You, WOLVERINES!”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 114: The Cold War in Latin America or, “This Is Why They Hate Us There”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 115: Decolonization or, “Don’t let the door hit you on the way out!”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 116: 20th c. Middle East or, “Who knew religion was so important to people?!”
Coming soon!

Resources for Episode 117: The World Today or, “Too Soon?”
Coming soon!