Middle School World History and Geography B

This is the second course in a two-course sequence. In this course, students will explore world history and geography from 1000 BCE to 1500 CE. Students will learn about early river valley civilizations, such as the civilization that began along the Huang He River in China. Next, students will investigate the achievements of multiple classical civilizations and empires, such as the Roman and Incan civilizations. While studying classical societies, students will also learn about religions that formed in different parts of the world and how they spread to new places. Students will investigate complex cases in history, such as the collapse of the Mayan Empire. Throughout this course, students will investigate the role of geography in where and how societies formed. Students will also use historical thinking skills to critically examine the past.

Terms Offered

(24-25) Semester 2

NCAA Approved?

Not Applicable


Michigan K-12 Social Studies Standards (2019)