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Social Studies 5 B

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: CAEL76544
College Concurrent: No
School District: Big Horn County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Connections Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 5
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Connexus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Connections Academy
Credits: 0.5
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Sep 03, 2019 - Jun 05, 2020
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
In this course, the student will trace United States history from the beginning of the Jackson administration to the 21st century. This course takes both a thematic and chronological approach to U.S. history. The course emphasizes the struggles and triumphs in our nation's history. Biographies, short stories, primary sources, and songs highlight the roles that individuals have played in the economic, social, and political growth of our nation. The course textbook is Scott Foresman's -The United States-. Textbook features such as Citizen Heroes, Issues and Viewpoints, Then and Now, and Here and There help build skills of historical analysis. Multimedia resources, including Teachlet tutorials, videos, and interactive websites, enhance and support the content. The student will learn geographic concepts such as place, location, and human interaction with the environment. Geography skills lessons are incorporated throughout the course. Objectives derived from Pearson Education programs © Pearson Education, Inc., or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
Course Prerequisites:
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility: None
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Virtual education teacher verifies participation 1 to 3 times weekly