Curriculum

Science 2017/2018

Math
        Grading Categories:
            Course 3 -Geometry
 Category Percent of Grade
 Conceptual Understanding of Skills 50%
 Work Habits     30%
 Organization, Preparation, Preparedness 20%


Literacy

Writing

Loop A Standards and Curriculum


Loop B Standards and Curriculum


Social Studies

 

 

Units and Performance Objectives

Geography of the U.S.

ü  Students will understand the characteristics, distribution, and migration of populations.

ü  Students will understand the location and characteristics of places and regions of the United States.

ü  Students will learn and identify the states and capitals of the U.S.

ü  Students will understand the characteristics and uses of maps globes, and other geographical tools.

 

Imperialism: America Becomes a World Power

 

ü  Students will understand how the role in the world changed in the early 20th century.

ü  Students will understand how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of the United States.

ü  Students will understand cause and effect.

ü  Students will understand imperialism and its complications.

 

European Geography

ü  Students will develop an awareness of the location and physical characteristics of places such as landforms, bodies of water, and other geographical features.

ü  Students will develop an awareness of place and understand how geography influenced historical events and the development of a national culture.

ü  Students will understand the characteristics and uses of maps globes, and other geographical tools.

 

Russian Revolution

ü  Students will understand the causes of Revolution due to the effects of social injustice and oppression resulting from absolute monarchy.

ü  Students will develop an awareness of the geography of Russia and why understand reasons for the concentration of population in relation to the physical features, climate, rivers and cities.

World War I

ü  Students will understand the political, economic, and social causes and consequences of World War I.

ü  Students will understand the causes of World War I and why the U.S. intervened.

ü  Students will develop and awareness of the search for peace and stability throughout the world following World War I.

 

America In the Twenties

 

ü  Student understands how the United States changed between post- World War I and the eve of the Great Depression.

ü  Students will understand the interdependence of the economy of the U.S. and the world.

 

The Great Depression and the New Deal

ü  Student understands the causes of the Great Depression and how it affected American society.

ü  Students will understand and analyze the impact of economic ideas such as supply and demand, profit, government regulation, and international competition

ü  Students will analyze the importance of effective leadership in democracy. 

ü  Student develops am awareness of how the New Deal alleviated the Great Depression and transformed American society.

 

World War II: The Rise of Totalitarianism

War in Europe, the Homefront, and the Pacific

ü  Students will be able to identify the conditions in Germany and Italy that gave rise to totalitarian leaders.

ü  Students will be able to identify some of the parts of the Treaty of Versailles that upset many Germans.

ü  Students will be able to compare the various types of governments: fascism, democracy, and communism.

ü  Students understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped history during the 20th century

ü  Students will develop an awareness of the political and social developments of various regions in the world.

ü  Students will develop an awareness of chronology and understands how major events relate to one another.

ü  Students will understand the political, economic, and social causes and consequences of World War II.

ü  Students will be able to explain why the U.S. joined the war.