Course Description

This year in Social Studies students will be focusing on the learning about the world.  We will cover information on World Geography and Culture.  This class is much more than just knowing the layout of regions around the world.  We will dive into connections that people make around the world and how their locations affects their way of life.  Students will be involved in many different types of activities in class including learning centers, inquiry and research projects, and even communicating with students in other areas of the world!  

Course Overview

The main units of study are: 

Unit 1: Basic Geography Skills and the Five Themes of Geography 

Unit 2: Us and Canada 

Unit 3: Latin America

Unit 4: Antarctica, Oceania, and Antarctica 

Unit 5: Current Events