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Social Studies 7 A

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: CASS61428
College Concurrent: No
School District: Big Horn County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Connections Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 7
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 study the history, geography, and culture of the western hemisphere and the historical period of medieval times to today. Prentice Hall's -Medieval Times to Today- and -World Studies: Western Hemisphere- provide the basis for the course content. In the study of world history, the student will examine political, economic, and social changes from the fifth century to modern times by exploring such topics as the growth of trade, the rise and fall of empires (including the empires in China and Africa), European exploration, and the rise of democracy. The student will make connections between historical events and understand long-term changes and recurring patterns in world history. The student will also examine the relationship between human actions and conditions on Earth. The student will examine such current issues as overpopulation, poverty in developing nations, and problems plaguing cities. All of these issues are studied within the context of world geography. Selections from Pearson Education materials are reprinted and adapted by arrangement with Pearson Education, Inc. © 2005 Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Pearson Prentice Hall. 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