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Modern World History and Geography 1,2 (P) (6605, 6606)

Grade Range:
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 History–Social Studies (World History)
 UC subject area satisfied:
 a - History
 Online Course Equivalent: EDG CA WLD HIST 1,2 (P) 6707, 6708
Course Description:
 In this course students examine the following strands: history, geography, economics, culture, and ethics. The course emphasizes national identity, constitutional heritage, and citizenship. It exercises varied study, visual, map/globe, and critical-thinking skills. World history from the late 1700s to the present is explored. The curriculum is designed to increase students’ capacity to think analytically and critically.

This course is required of all students at grade 10 except for those enrolled in a designated advanced alternative.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Beck et al., Modern World History: Patterns of Interaction, McDougal Littell, 2009.

Supplementary Resources:
King and Lewinski, World History, AGS, 2001.