This year in social studies it is a mad dash to cover the most important events in world history from the Renaissance to Modern Times. We will look at these big events and evaluate the impact they had at the time and how the influenced the rest of the world. Students keep a journal of all of the activities to record information and reflect on essential questions.
Unit 1: Soc 101- In this unit we cover the basic ideas of social studies which include
Five Themes of Geography
Forms of Government
In each of the following units we look at historical events through the following lenses
Government & Civics
Geography and Environmental Literacy
Economics and Financial Literacy
Unit 2: Renaissance and Reformation.
Unit 3: Age of Exploration
Unit 4: Enlightenment and Revolution
Unit 5: Industrial Revolution & Society’s Response
Unit 6: Age of Imperialism and WWI
Unit 8: Boom, Bust, Bang
Unit 9:New World Order