Course Level: College Preparatory

Credits: 5

Grade Level: 9

Prerequisite: None

NJ Course Code: 04-053-E

This course provides students with a greater understanding of human development in a global context. A thematic, conceptual approach follows a chronological sequence from 1450 to the current globalization of science, technology, and culture. Both primary and secondary texts and documents are used, including many documents found/retrieved by students independently in class via multiple forms of technology. Students need to embrace more individual responsibilities in the classroom, as well as at home when homework is assigned to further assess student progress. Students will study historical issues of major significance in relation to modern politics, cultural influences, and a world economy. Topics may include: the fall of European feudalism, the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, major empires, mercantilism and the slave trade, political revolutions and independence movements, western dominance, and the impact of communication and technological progress. This course is recommended for students who are also taking English I CP.

Holocaust Commission Mandate

 The curricula address issues of bias, prejudice and bigotry, including bullying through the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide for all children in grades K to 12.  The implementation of this mandate will be found in the district’s K to 12 social studies curriculum,specifically in standard 6.3 (K to 4 and 5 to 8) and during the appropriate time periods in grades 9‐12 (standard 6.1, Era 11 and 6.2, Era 4)

 

Amistad Commission Mandate

 The mandate requires the teaching of the African slave trade, slavery in America,the vestiges of slavery in this country and the contributions of African‐Americans to our society. oEvidence is found in all grade bands in the district’s K to 12 social studies curricula, [e.g., units about slavery, civil rights, Contemporary United States History (Era 14)].

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