Focus on World History
Item #: WL2901
Interest Level: Gr. 6–Adult
Reading Level: Gr. 4–5
Components: Softcover Student Worktext
Sale Price: $24.99


Explore the history of the world from the beginnings of human society to the21st century with this series of student worktexts!


  • Meets national standards for world history
  • Covers all eras of world history
  • Sparks students interest with engaging reading selections and primary source materials

Era of Early Civilizations and Empires explores the beginnings of human society and trace the rise and fall of great empires and civilizations. 140 pp.

Topics include:

  • Early human communities
  • Emergence of agricultural societies
  • Civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus Valley, and Greece
  • The great empires of Persia, China, India, and Rome
  • The emergence of major religions

Era of Expanding Exchange and Encounter Witness the spread of the world s major religions and the exchange of goods and ideas around the world. 154 pp.

Topics include:

  • The fall of major empires in Rome and China
  • The emergence and spreading of Islamic civilization
  • Growth of major religions
  • Trade and travel around the world
  • Rise of civilizations in Mesoamerica and South America

The Era of The First Global Age and Revolution Experience the first global age and witness the forces that signal the dawn of the modern era. 146 pp.

Topics include:

  • Empires and societies of Eurasia
  • European Renaissance and Reformation
  • Causes and consequences of the age of revolutions
  • Interactions and conflicts between Europe and Asia

Era of Expanding Global Connections Investigate an era of exciting interchange between and cultural creativity in Africa, Asia and Europe. 146 pp.

Topics include:

  • Expanding exchanges and cultures of Asia
  • European culture and society redefined
  • Africa south of the Sahara
  • States and civilizations in the Americas

Twentieth Century Follow the world through the 20th century as it experiences two world wars, reform and revolution, and the ushering in of a new millennium. 152 pp.

Topics include:

  • Reform and revolution in China
  • Russia, and Mexico
  • World War I
  • The world between wars
  • World War II
  • Post-World War II to current times
Item# Products Price
WL2901WB Era of Early Civilizations and Empires
$ 24.99
WL2902WB Era of Expanding Exchange and Encounter
$ 24.99
WL2903WB The Era of the First Global Age and Revolution
$ 24.99
WL2904WB Era of Expanding Global Connections
$ 24.99
WL2905WB Twentieth Century
$ 24.99
WL2906WB Focus on World History Complete Set (1 each of all 5 Titles) $ 109.00