Social Studies

The following table is a listing of courses available. For specific information about each class, click the plus sign next to the course title.

Sixth Grade Seventh Grade Eighth Grade
• 6th Social Studies • Ancient World History • Current Events
  • Current Events • US History

 

6th Social Studies

Course Title:
6th Social Studies

Grade Level:
6

Course Duration:
Full Year

Course Description:
The sixth-grade social studies curriculum introduces students to cultures of the World. Emphasis is placed on the contemporary geography of North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. Students study the geography of each of these world regions; explore the cultural and natural features that characterize each region, trace the movement of people, ideas, and products within regions; learn the differences in governments and economies of the regions; and the role of the region economy as it relates to the global economy. Throughout the year, the students will take an exciting adventure as they learn about their “Global Neighbors”.

Ancient World History

Course Title:
Ancient World History

Grade Level:
7

Course Duration:
Full Year

Course Description:
Students will travel back in time to learn of the major events, people, and documents in ancient world history that have helped shaped our world today. Our journey will begin with the first men and will wrap up with the fall of the Roman Empire. During our study, students will also learn about the geography, government, economics systems, and cultural significance of the different parts of the world being studied.

Current Events

Course Title:
Current Events

Grade Level:
7, 8

Course Duration:
One Semester

Course Description:
Current Events is a one-semester class for seventh and eighth-grade students. Students will learn to critically analyze current events to form their own opinions supported with relevant details. 

US History

Course Title:
US History

Grade Level:
8

Course Duration:
Full Year

Course Description:
Students will travel back in time to learn about major events, people, and documents in America’s history that have helped shaped our world today. Our journey will begin with a review of the American Revolution and wrap up with the Reconstruction of the South. During our study, students will also learn about geography, government, economics, and citizen involvement.