World History 2 Semesters, 36 Lessons
Students continue the chronological study of world history. This study incorporates each of the seven standards. As students study historic eras, they consider the influence of geographic settings, cultural perspectives, economic systems and various forms of government. Students gain a deeper understanding of the role of citizens and continue to develop their research skills.
U.S. History 2 Semesters, 36 Lessons
Students continue the chronological study of the history of the United States with emphasis on domestic affairs. This study incorporates each of the seven standards. As students study historic eras, they consider the geographic, cultural, economic and governmental changes that have occurred. Students develop a deeper understanding of their role as citizens and continue to expand their command of social studies skills and methods.
Government 1 Semester, 18 Lessons
The Government course focuses upon the historic roots of the political system and how it has changed over time. It also continues to develop an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
Economics 1 Semester, 18 Lessons
Personal economic responsibilities are highlighted in this course. General topics addressed include: effects of shortages and surpluses, incentives; inflation, components of the economic system, supply and demand, purchasing power of money, comparative advantage, trade, exchange rates, taxes, role of individuals, and consequences of economic choices.
Citizenship 1 Semester, 18 Lessons
Citizenship focuses on current events and recent history while allowing students to choose topics of particular interest. Students demonstrate skills necessary for active, effective citizenship.
Geography 1 Semester, 18 Lessons
In this course, students will have the opportunity to study the interaction of people and cultures, as well as natural and physical environments in the major areas of the world. The course is designed to familiarize students with the world and how they, along with their community, can play a role in the development of the world. Students will also study and develop an understanding of various regions of the world and will focus on several geographic topics in each region. In addition, students should develop an understanding of how physical geography impacts the way humans live and interact with their world and how humans have changed the world’s physical geography. As citizens our lives are greatly impacted by the rest of the world and this is our opportunity to learn about many of these places and issues.