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Course Descriptions 

Course Title: 7th Grade Social Studies

Instructor: Jake Funk 

Course Description:

The class will cover topics ranging from basic geography skills to the Age of Enlightenment. Students will learn about important figures, events, and movements that have impacted the Eastern Hemisphere and our modern culture today. In addition to Social Studies content, we will also be emphasizing improving our literacy skills through reading and writing.

Major Projects: 

Projects: Fall - Map Making, Winter - Country Project, Spring - Dinner Party Project.

Scope & Sequence By Term:

T1 - Rome, Feudalism, Medieval Europe, Decline of Feudalism
T2 - Byzantine Empire, Crusades, Islam
T3 - Africa, Asia, Europe’s Renaissance and Reformation, The Enlightenment

 

Course Title: Film & History

Instructor: Jake Funk

Course Description: Students will be learning about particular regions and topics around the world. Students will be watching documentaries about important events and topics that are happening around the world. Students will learn background knowledge on the topic or issue, watch a documentary, and analyze the significance of the topic. The class will be watching documentaries on the following topics: importance of education, poverty, hunger, the environment, wildlife and social activism. In addition to Social Studies content, we will also be emphasizing improving our literacy skills through reading and writing.

Major Projects: Poster

Scope & Sequence By Term:

 

This is a single-term class. Students will be enrolled for one term only.