Course: SS301 European History to 1500

Grade: 11, 12

Subject Area: Social Studies

Type: Standard

Credits: 0.5

Course Information:

Students will be challenged to discover the foundations of Western Civilizations. Units of study will include Greek/Roman Civilizations, rise of nation states, and the impact of religion on society.


  • Acquire knowledge of basic events and movements in Ancient and Medieval European History

  • Understand the patterns and connections of historical events to past eras

  • Express their historical understanding through clear, coherent, and organized written communication

  • Identify main ideas, analyze supporting details, and evaluate inferences within discipline specific readings

  • Use appropriate technology to gather, analyze, apply, and synthesize historical data and information

  • Read primary source historical documents to form logical inferences about historical events or movements and discern between varying points of view