World Studies H (05020221)

World Studies H (05020221)


1.0 Credit; Weighted

Length: Year; Format: Meets Daily
Grade(s): 10
Prerequisite(s): Teacher Recommendation

This course focuses on the historical development of current issues facing Russia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Students study the relationship between traditional cultures in these areas and their present political, economic, and social positions in the world. Assessments include research papers, problem solving projects, independent study, simulations, and a current events portfolio. Questioning strategies aimed to test students’ ability to conceptualize, analyze, synthesize, and evaluation are also used. Advanced level texts and many primary and secondary sources are used to interpret concepts. (S)