• Grade 6 - Course: Grade 6 Ancient World: Prehistory to 44 B.C

    Grade 6 - Course: Grade 6 Ancient World: Prehistory to 44 B.C

    The Sixth Grade Course is an introduction to historical skills and ancient civilizations. Students will first develop map and historical skills. They will then utilize those skills to explore prehistory and early man. Next, they will analyze the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Early China, and the Roman Republic. Throughout the course, students will think critically about what makes civilizations succeed and apply these characteristics to the present day world.

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  • Grade 7 - Medieval World History: 44 B.C. to A.D. 1492

    Grade 7 - Medieval World History: 44 B.C. to A.D. 1492

    The seventh grade course continues the study of world history. The historical timeframe spans from 44 B.C. to A.D. 1492. The first unit of study begins with the Roman Empire and its decline in Western Europe, followed by study of the European Middle Ages, the Islamic world during the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Reformation. The final unit of the course focuses on Mesoamerican culture. Throughout the course, students will make connections among the various civilizations and make personal connections to their own lives which will allow them to think critically and problem solve in the 21st century.

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  • Grade 8 - World History & Geography I: 1450 to 1914

    Grade 8 - World History & Geography I: 1450 to 1914

    This course focuses on world history from circa 1450 to 1918. Topics covered in this course will include: Exploration, Enlightenment and Revolution, Industrialization, Nationalism, Imperialism, and World War I. Connections will be made between the events of each time period . The role of political, economic, and social conflict and development will be integrated. Students will be able to analyze social studies information presented, identify cause and effect relationships, and provide defendable explanations to support historical claims.

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