Curriculum

We are in the process of creating a Reading Like a Historian curriculum for world history. We currently have 33 lessons available from across the world history sequence. More lesson plans are under development. We will continue releasing them over the next few months. Initially, we are placing these plans across three general units: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern. Similar to the U.S. curriculum, the world history materials consist of 1-2 day, stand alone lesson plans that address historical questions. All lessons include sets of adapted documents and guiding questions. Several come with PowerPoints and graphic organizers. It is important to note that we have not designed these materials with a particular grade level in mind. We encourage teachers to further adapt these lessons for their own classrooms.

Image: Illustration of people of the Silk Road made in Dunhuang in the 9th century. From the Wikimedia Commons.
Dana Mejías
Teacher
San Diego, CA
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I am a middle school teacher in San Diego and was fortunate enough to a SHEG workshop in 2008....
Mark Helman
teacher
Taichung, Taiwan
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A huge thank you to the Stanford History Education Group!  Your incredible work and stimulating...
Loi Laing
Teacher
Miami, FL
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I can't recall how or when I stumbled upon Reading Like a Historian, but it was a...

Nicole Ritter
Teacher
Fort Mill, SC
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I am using these lessons and loving them.  I have always been a firm believer in use of...

Ermelinda Sosa
Teacher
Dallas, TX
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I have really enjoyed the lessons from your group. Thank you very much. I love the primary...

Bobbi Young
Teacher
Colorado Springs, CO
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I'm thrilled that I found this site! I have wanted to try this methodology in my classroom, but...

Tammi Holman
Teacher
Dothan, AL
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Congratulations!  I have begun to integrate your curriculum into my U.S. History and U.S....

Sandy Smaltz
Teacher
Big Rapids, MI
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I came across your site while researching to update and improve my U.S. History classes. I was...

Quinn Longhurst
Teacher
Taylorsville, UT
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I just wanted to thank you all for this brilliant curriculum. I have been trying to find primary...

Heather Ihde
Teacher
Nashville, TN
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I just wanted you to know how much I love and appreciate all of the Reading Like a Historian...

Matthew McDonald
Teacher
Woodbridge, VA
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I love using your lessons in my classroom! I teach both 6th and 7th-grade U.S. History in...

Paul C. Beavers
Teacher
Nashville, TN
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I use these documents and lesson plans all the time!  This is an amazing resource...

Kevin Hodges
Teacher
Pereira, Colombia
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Let me just say that I love this program. It has a variety of useful information that helps...