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SS205 Global Studies

Course: SS205 Global Studies

Grade: 9

Subject Area: Social Studies

Type: Standard

Credits: 1

Course Information:

This is a year long course that requires selection of both semesters: S1 and S2. Offered to 9th Grade ONLY. The objectives of this course are to create and develop informed world citizens who see meaning in the arrangement of people and things across the Earth’s surface; who appreciate the relationships between people, places and environments; who use geographic skills; and who apply geographic perspectives to life situations. We will study various world cultures in a regional manner in effort to better understand the histories of various civilizations. The mission of Global Studies is to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary not only to better understand various world cultures and events, but to prepare students to compete and thrive in our ever diverse and increasingly interdependent world.

Outcomes:

  • Analyze primary and secondary sources and evaluate their intent and information
  • Create and develop informed world citizens and see meaning in the arrangement of people and things across the Earth’s surface
  • Identify relationships between people, places and environments and their effects on history
  • Prepare students to compete and thrive in our ever diverse and increasingly interdependent world

Corequisites:

If you take this course, you must also take SS205-S2 – Global Studies S2