MS Social Studies
Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade
Middle School Social Studies seeks to answer the essential question: "What are the critical aspects of modern societies". Building off the study of early human civilization, MS Social Studies broadly covers the world as it progresses from medieval to modern. Students will think critically about how human societies created a modern world through political, economic, social, cultural, and geographic lenses. Topics covered include (but are not limited to): The Renaissance, Scientific Revolution, global empires, the Age of Revolution, Industrialization, and major 20th century conflicts. Students will use primary and secondary sources to make inferences about historical topics and think critically about identity, perspective, and cultural differences. Time is also spent discussing current events, geography, and the qualities of a global citizen.