Social Studies Course Descriptions

Grade 9 

World History CP2 (1cr)
 

Grade 10

U.S. History CP1 (1cr)
This course examines the historical and intellectual origins of the United States during the Revolutionary and Constitutional eras. Topics include the Revolution, the writing of the U.S. Constitution, the Civil War, and the basic framework of American democracy and the basic concepts of American government. Students will improve upon various social science skills, including reading maps and charts, using timelines and flow charts, interpreting tables and graphs, and using primary and secondary documents. Content is comparable across levels.
 
U.S. History CP2 (1cr)
This course examines the historical and intellectual origins of the United States during the Revolutionary and Constitutional eras. Topics include the Revolution, the writing of the U.S. Constitution, the Civil War, and the basic framework of American democracy and the basic concepts of American government. Students will improve upon various social science skills, including reading maps and charts, using timelines and flow charts, interpreting tables and graphs, and using primary and secondary documents. Content is comparable across levels.

U.S. History Honors (1cr)
This course examines the historical and intellectual origins of the United States during the Revolutionary and Constitutional eras. Topics include the Revolution, the writing of the U.S. Constitution, the Civil War, and the basic framework of American democracy and the basic concepts of American government. Students will improve upon various social science skills, including reading maps and charts, using timelines and flow charts, interpreting tables and graphs, and using primary and secondary documents. Content is comparable across levels. 
 

Grade 12

World History CP2 (0.5cr)
In U.S. History students will explore the transformative effects of the Civil War and the emerging role of the
US as world power. They will examine the expanding concept of democracy, and the tumultuous 20th century as American influence expands in industry, world affairs, military conflicts and ideology. The course will
conclude with an examination of the current state of the people of the US in the world. The instructional
activities will develop the student’s critical thinking, writing and reading skills.

U.S.History CP2 (0.5cr)

U.S. History

Business Management CP2 (0.5cr)
 
World History CP1 (1cr)