Middle School

Courses

Middle School Courses

Social Studies

Course Title Type Subject Prerequisites
MS Social Studies 6 Core Social Studies None

Prerequisites: None

The first semester of Social Studies 6 introduces students to the beginnings of ancient civilization. We will trace the path of human origins in Africa and follow the path of migration around the Earth. This course will help students understand why we study history and the process in which we form conclusions about events in the past. Students will begin to learn about the major ancient civilization around the world and their cultures. Modern civilizations can trace their foundations to these ancient civilizations, and their cultures and histories teach us much about ourselves and the modern world in which we live. An emphasis will be placed on critical thinking and connecting themes in history to our modern world.

Prerequisites: None

The first semester of Social Studies 6 introduces students to the beginnings of ancient civilization. We will trace the path of human origins in Africa and follow the path of migration around the Earth. This course will help students understand why we study history and the process in which we form conclusions about events in the past. Students will begin to learn about the major ancient civilization around the world and their cultures. Modern civilizations can trace their foundations to these ancient civilizations, and their cultures and histories teach us much about ourselves and the modern world in which we live. An emphasis will be placed on critical thinking and connecting themes in history to our modern world.

MS Social Studies 7 Core Social Studies None

Prerequisites: None

This study of the history of the United States emphasizes how ideas, events, and philosophies have shaped the nation. Students will learn about America's past while mastering the skills of historical interpretation. Study begins with the earliest arrivals of people, this course uses the same skill development approach to guide students through U.S. history to the present.

Prerequisites: None

This study of the history of the United States emphasizes how ideas, events, and philosophies have shaped the nation. Students will learn about America's past while mastering the skills of historical interpretation. Study begins with the earliest arrivals of people, this course uses the same skill development approach to guide students through U.S. history to the present.

MS Social Studies 8 Core Social Studies None

Prerequisites: None

In this course students will understand the significance of government, law, and politics. They will examine the United States foundational documents and how they shaped the United States government. Students will examine the purposes and functions of federal and state government, law, and political systems. Learners will evaluate their role and civic responsibility to their families, communities, and country including voting and being a productive member of society. By the end students will have a deeper understanding of their civic responsibilities as well as the difference one individual can make in society.

Prerequisites: None

In this course students will understand the significance of government, law, and politics. They will examine the United States foundational documents and how they shaped the United States government. Students will examine the purposes and functions of federal and state government, law, and political systems. Learners will evaluate their role and civic responsibility to their families, communities, and country including voting and being a productive member of society. By the end students will have a deeper understanding of their civic responsibilities as well as the difference one individual can make in society.