Students investigate the times and places where agriculture started and major crops were domesticated.

The rise and fall of Aksum.

Students explore the geographical/historical development and diffusion of the Roman/Latin alphabet and the Chinese writing system.

Students will learn the importance of and the difference between geographic conditions and geographic connections when choosing a location for a town.

Explore the geographical and historical development and diffusion of four diseases and discuss their signigicance to human civilizations.

Students will learn the reasons for trade between the nomadic peoples and the Han Dynasty.

Students distinguish between the four different types of islands and locate the 20 largest islands of the world on a map.

Students review basic characteristics of the monotheistic religions of the Middle East and analyze the growth of these religions across time.

Students will use linguistic clues to learn historical geography and cultural diversity.

Students investigate the times and places where major religions of the world started.

Students explore the geographical and historical development of River Valley Civilizations.

A creative strategy for effectively integrating geographic concepts/skills into their existing World History and United States History lessons.