8th grade Global Studies

Middle School Subject
Social Studies

This course provides continued development of understanding and skills in the social studies disciplines: history, geography, civics and government, and economics.  At this grade level, students focus on the world and its unique people and places.  A world-regional approach to studying the planet and focus on five essential questions.  How do geographers interpret and show information on maps?  How do people interact with their environment?  How did history affect these regions today?  How do economies affect life in regions today?  How do people preserve their traditional culture while adapting to modern life?