Mr. Helms
World History

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Welcome to Mr. Helms World History Class

I teach both Advanced Placement World History and AP/GT Humanities II. I received my Bachelors of Arts degree in History Education from Tusculum College in Greeneville, TN. I am also the JVII Lions soccer coach. I am happily married to my best friend Hilary and we have two little guys and new puppy Golden Doodle.

On this website you will find almost all information needed for my classes. See the links at the top of the page for Advanced Placement current text book Ways of the World by Robert W. Strayer. However, if you have any questions students or parents please email me at or go to the McKinney ISD website.

Summer Reading:

Both AP and GT Humanities have the same summer reading. Currently up-to-date

APWH summer reading 2014.pdf

Please Click on the link above Ways of the World for more information and chapter resources.

Chapter 1: Chapter 1.pdf

5 Bonus points: Chapter 1 Power Notes.docx  Chapter 1 Power Notes.pdf

Chapter 2: Chapter 2.pdf

5 Bonus points: Chapter 2 Power Notes.docx  Chapter 2 Power Notes.pdf

Chapter 3: Chapter 3.pdf

5 Bonus points: Chapter 3 Power Notes.docx  Chapter 3 Power Notes.pdf

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