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Social Studies | Middle School2018-01-10T18:50:00-07:00

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Prepare to travel the world on a journey through the history of civilization. Students will study the influence of geography, culture and religion on the world. Through this course, students will begin to understand how concepts from the past continue to influence our society today.

Suggested Grade Level: 6
Prerequisite: None

Social Studies 6B covers the Islamic Empires through the Enlightenment period. A current events component is featured. Throughout this course, students will begin to understand how concepts and philosophies from the past continue to influence our society today.

Suggested Grade Level: 7
Prerequisite: None

American History covers the history of our nation from pre-Civil War through the Roaring Twenties. The content areas of government, economics, science, art, literature and the humanities are interwoven throughout the class, creating an integrated learning experience.

Suggested Grade Level: 7
Prerequisite: None

Social Studies 7B will cover the history of our nation from the Great Depression to the 21st Century. Students examine factors that lead to the Great Depression and World War II. The course also includes a study of contemporary issues in America, foreign and domestic policies, economics and Arizona history.

Suggested Grade Level: 7
Suggested Prerequisite (though not required): Social Studies 7A

In this course, students gain understanding of why and how the United States developed into the country it is today. Students develop and practice critical thinking skills as they investigate American and world history, government, geography and economics. Learners will participate in discussions that include comments and feedback from teacher and peers.

Suggested Grade Level: 8
Prerequisite: None

American History B begins at the start of the 20th century and ends in the 21st century. Students examine World War I, the Jazz Age, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War and the Vietnam War. Human rights in the 20th century are also featured, as well as the events of the early years of the 21st century.

Suggested Grade Level: 8
Suggested Prerequisite (although not required): Social Studies 8A

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