Social Studies

Social Studies Courses

Required Course

 

WORLD CULTURES & GEOGRAPHY Image of an apple which stands for a seventh grade class

Full Year, 6 Periods Per Cycle
Level 6.0
1076

Level 6.0
1076P

The World Cultures and Geography course reflects PA standards in civics and government, economics, history and geography. This course will include the study of people, places and cultures within the Eastern and Western hemispheres. Students enrolled in 1076P will be required to complete an additional independent project that will allow students the opportunity to explore a specific topic of interest within each curricular unit at a greater depth.

AMERICA IN HISTORY 1 Image of a book which stands for an eighth grade course

Full Year, 6 Periods Per Cycle
Level 5.0 (IEP required for enrollment)
1085C

Level 5.0
1085

Level 6.0 (Honors)
1086

Level 6.0 (High Potential)
1086P

The Social Studies curriculum reflects the PA standards in civics and government, economics and history. These standards are integrated into the study of America’s history and culture. This course traces American history from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and includes the following units of study: Exploration & the Colonial Era, Revolution & the Early Republic, The Growth of a New Nation and The Union in Peril. Students will continue to develop their geography skills, study of primary and secondary source documents, as well as to investigate the ways culture and events in history have shaped the country and world in which we live. The research process, integral to Social Studies, is included in this curriculum.

 

Image of an apple which stands for a seventh grade class  = Seventh Grade Course /  Image of a book which stands for an eighth grade course = Eighth Grade Course

Final deadline for students and/or parents to initiate requests for course changes is May 1, 2020.