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Course Description:

This course demonstrates understanding of different civilizations, establishment of Governments and Religions, economic system. This course also covers history, politics, economics, culture from early civilizations.

I. Objectives: At the end of this quarter, the students are expected to:

A. give the significance of the Study of World History to the Filipino people and its role in understanding and appreciating the course of our own history;
B. describe the origins of the world and its people from the theological and scientific perspectives;
C. demonstrate knowledge of the earliest human societies that led to the emergence of agricultural societies around the World;
D. analyze the impact of geographical factors behind the development of ancient civilizations in specific areas in the world;
E. trace the profile of the ancient societies in Asia, Africa, and the Americas and their similarities and differences in various aspects; and
F. Discuss how the Ancient Greek influenced contemporary civilizations.

II. Content: The Study of History and the Origins of Civilization

A. The Study of History
1. The Significance of studying World History for Filipinos
2. Historical Sources
3. Importance of Geography in understanding the past
4. Periodization of World History

B. The Origin of Earth and Its People
1. Myths about the Origin of the Earth
2. Theories about the Origin of the Earth
3. Creationism and Evolutionism
4. The Early Humans

C. The Ancient Asian Civilizations (Part 1 The Fertile Crescent)
1. The Sumerian Civilization
2. Empires establish along the fertile crescent

D. The earliest African Civilization
1. Geographic Setting
2. Ancient Egypt’s Period of History
3. Overview of the Egyptian Society
4. Pre-dynastic Egypt
5. Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom
6. Contributions to the Modern World

E. Classical European Civilizations (Part 1: The Glory of Greece)
1. Geography of Greece
2. Early Greek Civilizations
3. The Formation of Greek City-States and the Rise of Hellenic Civilization
4. A tale of Two Cities: Sparta and Athens

F. Classical European Civilizations (Part II: The rise and fall of Rome)
1. Geographical Setting
2. Beginnings of Rome
3. The Roman Republic
4. Internal Conflicts
5. Julius Caesars Rise to Power
6. The Pax Romana
7. The Bad Emperors and the Good Emperors
8. Decline of Roman Empire
9. Aftermath of the Fall of Rome

G. The Growth of Civilization in the Americas
1. Geographic Setting
2. Early Settlers in North America
3. The Ancient Civilizations in the Meso-American and South American Region
4. Aztecs
5. The Maya Civilization
6. Ancient Civilizations in South America
7. Inca Empire

III. Criteria for Evaluation:

A. Written Works ———————————————-30%
B. Performance Task ——————————————50%
C. Quarterly Assessment———————————— 20%
Total —————————————–100%

Course Outline AP 8


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