Social Studies

+United States History / Government (2018-2019)

United States History / Government covers American history from the Exploration and Colonization period to the Reconstruction Period following the Civil War. Students will be exposed the principles, functions, and organization of government; the origins of the American political system; the roles, rights, responsibilities of United States citizens; and methods of active participation in our political system. Students will also explore the connection between the historical, geographic, political, economic, and sociological events that influenced the development of the United States and the resulting impact on world / current events.

+World History / Cultures (2019-2020)

World History covers the world's earliest civilizations to the ancient and classical civilizations of Africa, Asia, and Europe. Students will be exposed to the multiple dynamics of world history including economics, geography, politics, and religion/philosophy, focusing specifically on the significant contributions of world cultural groups. Students will use social studies concepts, tools, and skills to draw conclusions regarding the varied characteristics of cultural groups, including the characteristics of a cultural group, the development of cultural societies, and the complexity of global issues. Students will study methods of historical inquiry and primary and secondary historical documents.

+World Geography & Culture (2020-2021)

The primary content for this course pertains to the usage of geographic concepts, tools, and skills to draw conclusions about historical physical and human patterns. Content will include, but not be limited to the understanding of the impact of historical cultural and ethnic perspectives, societal roles and customs, law and politics, religion, and physical geography on the development of these regions. Students will be exposed to the multiple dynamics of geography including economics and world history.