The purpose of this required one-year course is to provide students with a thematic study of world history. Students study and answer questions surrounding major themes in history including culture and civilization, government, economics, belief systems, cooperation and conflict, science and technology, and humanities. This approach allows students to make connections between historical and current events. This course is enriched with various activities which help students learn social studies skills as well as historical content. These activities include computer technology, simulations, writing, role-playing, decision making, and other authentic assessments.
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