Social Studies 4 A
In this course, students will use their understanding of social studies skills to explore local states and communities.
In this course, students will use their understanding of social studies skills to explore local states and communities. They will learn the topography of their particular area by creating a detailed landscape model after researching their communities. Students will also research local animals. This course walks students through research and report writing steps. Students will complete projects based on their local geography, capitols, natural wonders, and landforms. Students will explore U.S. colonial history and the frontier life of early American settlers. Students will examine the difficulties that early settlers faced when reaching America. They will apply knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, turning points, individuals, and themes of local and Unites States history in order to understand how history has shaped the present and will shape the future. They will conduct research projects on how particular states became a part of the U.S.