National Geographic World History: Great Civilizations

World History: Great Civilizations makes history meaningful and relevant for students by building insight into world cultures.

  • Students take an active role in the events that make history every day
  • Two texts available: Great Civilizations (175,000 B.C.-Present) or Ancient through Early Modern Times (175,000 B.C.-1500)
  • Student edition in both print and digital formats
  • Available in English and Spanish
  • Fresh, engaging, interactive teacher and student resources on
  • All-Digital Teacher Resources

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Informal and Formal Assessment: Print and Online

  • Informal assessment: Review; Standardized Test Practice
  • Formal assessment: 2 versions of chapter tests measure progress (on level and for striving readers)
  • Document-based questions encourage critical thinking
  • ExamView® provides test item banks to create tests

Technology for Students

  • Student eEdition English and Spanish: Great Civilizations with modified text
  • Student eEdition English and Spanish: Ancient to Early Modern Times with modified text
  • Digital Library with a Video for each Unit
  • Stories Making History
  • Interactive Map Tool
  • Student Online Atlas
  • Student Handbook

myNGconnect for Teachers

  • Teacher’s eEditions
  • National Geographic Learning Framework
  • Strategies for Differentiation
  • Stories Making History
  • Digital Library
  • Online Planner
  • Academic Vocabulary
  • Glossaries

World History Video