Grade 5 Social Studies is based on the history and geography of the Western Hemisphere, including the development of cultures, civilizations, and empires; interaction between societies; and the comparison of the government and economic systems of modern nations.
The sixth grade course in World History is designed to provide a look at the advances in world civilization from 5000 BC to the present. The study is generally confined to the Eastern Hemisphere. Areas of focus are the Neolithic Period, Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, India, China, Rome, Africa, Medieval Europe, and the Emerging Renaissance. Geography, multiculturalism, cultural diffusion, religion, and global interdependence rank as key themes for this course.
This course covers the history of the United States from pre-Revolutionary times to 1860. Topics covered include the geography of the Americas, American Indians, European and English Colonization, The American Revolution, the Republic, the Jeffersonian Era, Growth and Expansion of the American Nation, the Jacksonian Era, the North and the South and the Reform Age. Woven into this chronological presentation will be the study of the history and role of communication, transportation, lighting, clothing and art.
This course is designed to give the students a view of the history of the United States from 1860 to the present. Topics covered will include the Civil War, Industrialization, Imperialism, World War I, the Depression, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Woven through this chronological presentation will be the study of the history and role of communication, transportation, lighting, clothing and art.