Project Imagine: World History Supplemental World History Resource

Project Imagine is an engaging supplemental program for your World History course that enables students to become part of the history they’re studying. Bring personal meaning to world history through immersive experiences like these

  • Follow an Athenian trader in Ancient Greece.
  • Experience life in a World War I trench.
  • Overcome the challenges of being a woman small business owner during China’s Song Dynasty era.

World History Supplement

Project Imagine: World History is a modular, immersive learning program that enables students to be a part of the history they’re studying.


Teach World History through an Experiential Lens

Students will gain new, experiential perspectives on historic culture and everyday life through archival videos, music, photographs, artifacts, and more. Engaging activities assess students’ understanding of the sources.


Immersive Social Studies Experiences

Bring personal meaning to your students and generate empathy through immersive history experiences. Students can explore historic sites, role play, analyze interactive maps and decision trees, and more.


Flexible Curricula Modules

Robust, easy-to-deploy solutions for your students to explore key time periods, places, and events in world history. Project Imagine modules are easy to assign and access via Savvas Realize®.


Support for Writing and Reflection

Each Immersive activity ends with a Reflection Question writing assignment to enhance the experience. These questions will assess students’ content knowledge and connection between historical topics and their lives today.

Supplemental World History Resource for Your High School U.S. History Course

  • Compelling Primary Sources
  • Immersive Learning
  • Innovative, Flexible Modules
  • Created by Teachers

Compelling Primary Sources

  • Start with Primary Sources

    Primary sources are the building blocks of each immersive activity.

    • Students connect with history by evaluating and analyzing materials such as original images, excerpts, correspondence, and materials from the past.
    • Students interact with these sources to uncover past lives and examine their challenges, aspirations, and choices during key moments in world history.
    • Primary sources are printable and organized for easy reference on Savvas Realize®.

Immersive Learning

  • Role Play Immersive Activities
    Enable students to enact the roles of real historical people and learn how historical events affected their lives. Students will learn about their homes, routines, and decisions to obtain unique perspectives.
  • Decision-Trees
    Students will be faced with a variety of decisions to achieve their characters’ goals during a historical time period. Once they make a decision, they will learn how that choice impacted real-life historical events.
  • Interactive Map Immersive Activities
    Help students explore the locations and times of key historical events, while also learning about them through the eyes of people on the ground as these events unfolded.
  • 360-Degree Exploration Immersive Activities
    Empower students to survey historical environments and structures via virtual reality. Built-in primary source hotspots offer extra historical details.

Innovative, Flexible Modules

  • Flexible Instruction

    Each Project Imagine module is built on a flexible learning model:

    • Launch It: Set the scene with an engaging video, background reading, and guided questions.
    • Explore It: Students explore primary sources, problems, and scenarios through engaging technology.
    • Apply It: Students demonstrate understanding through document-based writing activities or civic discussions.
  • Easy Integration
    You can easily integrate Project Imagine with your current curriculum—each World History topic includes a helpful integration guide.
  • Customized Pacing
    Project Imagine’s Immersive Activities can be assigned to your students in a variety of ways. Use your pacing guide to review all of your options and get inspired with lesson plans and teaching suggestions.

Created by Teachers

  • Flexile and Engaging

    Project Imagine: World History was developed through an ongoing teacher partnership. Teachers shared ideas and feedback to create a flexible, engaging companion U.S. History program.

  • Print and Digital Teacher’s Editions

    Your print Teacher’s Edition contains everything you need to easily deploy Project Imagine in your classroom and start engaging your students on World History topics.

  • Pull Learning Facets Together
    Topic assessments pull all learning facets together, helping students make connections, analyze, and synthesize information.

Take a closer look at the immersive activities in Project Imagine: World History.

Introducing Project Imagine Immersive Experiences

Fully immersive activities centered on key periods of the world’s past enable students to be part of history, while encouraging critical-thinking, decision-making, writing, and empathy-building skills.

Immersive Learning Experiences: Role Playing

Uncover the life stories of people from the past and examine their choices and how historical events affected their lives.

Immersive Learning Experiences: Decision Tree

Students analyze decisions made by people during critical junctures in history, then make their own decisions as active participants within specific historical events.

Immersive Learning Experiences: 360 degree Exploration

Students navigate real historical sites for virtual reality experiences that put them at the center of actual historical events. As they navigate, historical hotspots pop up to provide extra contextual information.

Engaging content and time-saving classroom management tools.

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Savvas Realize brings our award-winning content to life in an exciting digital experience that students love. For teachers and admins, it includes valuable classroom-management tools like auto-rostering, single-sign-on, and available integrations with many top K-12 LMSs. Preview your week ahead, adjust your daily lesson plans, review student and class progress, build and share lessons with your own content, or easily search for differentiated resources to inspire more “lightbulb” moments for your students . Realize’s single-sign-on platform makes it all easy and manageable. Make logging into your Realize dashboard an essential daily activity–just like checking your school email and Google Classroom accounts–to get a clear, organized path to your learning goals.

Supplemental World History Resource for Your High School World History Curriculum

  • What is Project Imagine?

    Project Imagine for grades 9-12 is a digital, student-centered program with robust teacher support. It focuses on engaging students with immersive digital experiences, like role plays and decision trees, so students can be part of history. It is a flexible program that can work with any high school history curriculum.

  • What is available to purchase for Project Imagine: World History?

    Project Imagine: World History is made up of the following components:

    • Project Imagine: World History Digital Course: Hosted on the Savvas Realize®LMS, it includes robust digital tools that give teachers flexibility to use the digital activities. Teachers can customize the program to rearrange content, upload their own content, add links to online media, and edit resources and assessments.
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    • Teacher’s Manual: Available in digital or print, the Teacher’s Edition includes direct instruction and teaching suggestions to engage students, as well as answer keys and correlations to other history programs.
  • What topics does Project Imagine: World History cover?

    Project Imagine: World History was designed to reinforce key historical periods around the world. Digital activities are centered around the following time periods:

    • Ancient Greece
    • China’s Tang and Song Dynasties
    • The Renaissance
    • The Early Industrial Revolution
    • World War I
    • Africa, 1945-1985
    • There are approximately 4-5 digital activities for each topic. Each topic also includes a project, reflection writing opportunities, and primary sources.

  • How many primary sources are in Project Imagine: World History?

    Thousands! Each immersive digital activity is built on primary sources and artifacts.

  • Can I use Project Imagine: World History with other materials?

    Yes! In your Teacher Guide you can find a correlation to other history programs available. It is easy to pull Project Imagine into your existing curriculum where necessary.
  • Do I need to use all of Project Imagine: World History in my classroom?

    Nope! Project Imagine: World History was designed to be flexible. You can use each digital activity separately or all together. It is designed to reinforce key content, so use it where you’d like to increase student engagement, implement new digital resources, or expose students to more primary sources.

  • What differentiation support is available in Project Imagine: World History?

    All primary sources in Project Imagine: World History contain reading support, like vocabulary support and context for historic words. Project Imagine: World History also provides read-aloud support for students so they are able to listen to the content.

  • How do I sign up for a Project Imagine digital demo?

    Project Imagine digital courseware on Savvas Realize® includes robust digital tools that give teachers flexibility to use a digital, print, or blended format in their classrooms. Teachers can customize the program to rearrange content, upload their own content, add links to online media, and edit resources and assessments. Program-specific resources, flexible agnostic resources, and assessments are available in one location for easy lesson planning and presentation. Click here to sign up for a demo.