World History 9B Home Page

Here are some handy links to use for this class.

Back to Mr. Robbins' home page.

Quiz Star

The Library of Congress

Presentation Rubric

Knight Cite

Email Mr. Robbins
If you are trying to email me from a computer where you do not have a webmail account, copy and paste the above linked address into your email program.

Shown below are links to the online textbook. They are listed by page number.

630 - 735

Class starter handouts

Syllabus and Rules

Emergency supplies
Please, use these only if needed occasionally.

Lined paper

Graph paper

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Web tools for your use
This is a very handy and simple poster creation tool that includes some pretty sophisticated tools.
This may be the largest selection of clip art on the web - and it's free.



This is the web site for World History 9B from Mr. Robbins at Madison Junior High School.

Stirling Castle in Scotland




Be sure to bring your three hole binder and notebook paper every day.

To open a copy of the Englightenment timeline we used in class, click here.





Beware the Superlative Demon!

Oldest, best, most, first, worst
– you get the idea.

We live in a society obsessed with extremes. Not only can this focus thwart deeper learning, it can cause us to misunderstand and ignore some very, very important facts and truths.

Make sure you write down your Quiz Star log in - and keep it somewhere safe.







    Number, Name   Links   Deadline
The Course Assessment   Quiz Star   Nov. 25
One, The Western World in 1491   Click here   12/02
Pearl Harbor Study Guide   Click here   12/07
Two, Absolutism   Click here   12/14
Three, Enlightenment   Click here.   TBA
Four, The Industrial Revolution   Click here.   01/10
Five, The World Turned Upside Down   Click here.   TBA
Six, The Effects of the Revolutions   Click here.   1/27


Literature Reading

This is the link to the novels I have approved for reading in World History 9B.
You will find titles, notes, and links there.


Journal Items

Remember -

  • We read and summarize a reading selection for your journal every day.
  • You will submit your journal entries from each week Friday. Please, submit only the items for that week each Friday.
  • You will need to keep your journal entries on 8 1/2" x 11" three hole punch paper.
  • When your journal entries are returned, keep them in your class binder.

The links to the journal entries we use for each day are found in the right hand column of this table. There are also extra copies of the articles from each day in the blue out box.

If you want to see an example of how your journals should be formatted, click here.

To view the PowerPoint about plagiarism and journal entries we used at the beginning of class, click here.

Weekly Vocabulary

For the week ending 12/02

  • TBA




Link to the reading selection

For the week ending 12/02

11/29  COVID Policy Protests in China
11/30  Selections from the Inter Catera, 1493
12/01  Iceman News

12/02  Dickens and Christmas

For the week ending 12/09
12/05  Indonesia Volcano
12/06  Russian Bases Hit
12/07  Pearl Harbor Attack
12/08  Charles V Secret Code

12/09  Pirate Hid Out in Americas

For the week ending 12/16
12/12  Lockerbie Bombing Suspect

12/13  50 Years Since Last Moon Landing
12/14  Nuclear Fusion
12/15  How do Grandparents Fit into Grandkids' Lives?
12/16  Taney Bust to Removed from U.S. Capitol

For the week ending 12/21
12/19  John Locke Sources

12/20  Fortnite Lawsuit

For the week ending 01/06
01/03 Oldest Known N.Am. Stone Points Found in ID
01/04 Selection from the Wealth of Nations
01/05 Cave Art Code
01/06 Teenage Pilot Makes Emergency Landing

For the week ending 01/13
01/09 Seattle School District Lawsuit
01/10 Immigrant Innovators
01/11 Patriot Training for Ukrainian Troops in OK.
01/12 Maryland Girl Finds Megalodon Tooth

01/13 Ancient DNA

For the week ending 01/20
01/17 3D Printed House in Houston
01/18 Napoleon Writing to Josephine
01/19 WWII Pilot Remains Identified
Questions About Tanks for Ukraine

For the week ending 01/27
01/23 Book of the Dead