Social Studies

In this lesson, students will explore where key locations and routines will occur within their classroom. They will learn to associate these phrases with a visual schedule to help aid in this discovery process. Students will at the end of the unit be able to move throughout the classroom with little to no adult support outside of the individual's IEP requirements.

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In this lesson, students explore where to find key locations within our school community (classrooms/playgrounds/ bathroom etc.)  and who are located in these school community location (teachers/office staff/community helpers) that the students will interact with daily/weekly.  

 

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Students will become familiar with terms, arguments on how the United States became an Industrialized nation.

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With some 250 ethnic groups and over 450 linguistic groups, Nigeria can be a challenging country to understand. By dividing the country into three broad cultural regions, however, students can make generalizations about the diverse physical environment, ethnic groups, culture and economy of Nigeria.

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Students will become familiar with terms, arguments and case studies involving globalization.

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This unit follows a general introduction of Athens and Sparta including historical context, geographical location, demographics, etc. This unit will begin with teaching about the people of Athens and Sparta and the competition between the two. Students will learn about the Persian Wars and the Peloponnesian Wars, focusing on the involvement of Athens and Sparta.

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In this unit, students will explore how the worlds of America, Africa, and Europe are alike and different.  They will also explore how and why the three worlds met, and how Europeans, American Indians, and Africans view the meeting of their three worlds.

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In this blended learning unit, student will explore the U.S. Government from the Articles of Confederation through the writing of the Constitution.  Students will be able to recognize the reasons why the founding fathers included the ideas and principles in these documents based on historical perspectives.  

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In this unit students explore the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Through a lesson on the Bill of Rights, students learn how government affects their daily lives by identifying situations in which specific rights are involved. They also explore why rights have limits and the relationship between rights and responsibilities.

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 This lesson is about how groups in African Countries are using recycled materials to make art work as a response to the issue of waste and lack of job opportunities in their areas.

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