Sequence of the Course

IB-History

Year 1 (Media Activism)

Semester 1: Causes, practices and effects of War
Quarter 1:
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Spanish Civil War (Guided Case Study)
Quarter 2:
  • Korean War (SL Audit/Study Hall in Middle School Lounge; revise; develop projects)
  • Vietnam War (SL Audit/Study Hall in Middle School Lounge; revise; develop projects)
  • Correspondent’s Comparative War Project
    • Two smaller wars of the 20th Century

Semester 2: Authoritarian Leaders and Single Party States
Quarter 1:
  • Comparative Case Study
    • Hitler
    • Stalin
    • Nyerere
    • Castro
    • Sukarno
Quarter 2:
  • The Republic of China 1912-1949 and the Rise of Communism (SL Audit f/Study Ha in Middle School Lounge; revise; develop projects)
  • Correspondent’s Comparative Leadership & Ideology Project
    • Mao until 1949 &
    • Hitler or Stalin &
    • One other authoritarian leader of the 20th Century from the Americas or Africa
  • Introduction to the Internal Assessment (2 classes)

Year 2 (Historical Security Council and Mock Trials)


Semester 1: The Cold War and China

Quarter 1:
  • IA 3-5 Sessions
  • Cold War
    • MUN Debates
Quarter 2:
  • China: The Regional Superpower from 1945 to 2000
    • Includes the Prescribed Topic: Communism in Crisis
    • All assessments in the form of Paper 1 EXCEPT
    • One Paper 2 practice on Mao as an Authoritarian Leader

Semester Two: The Global Impact of East and Southeast Asia in the 20th Century

Quarter 3:
  • Global Impact of the Region in the 20th Century
    • MUN Debates
Quarter 4:
  • IB Revision (From last week of March)