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Social Studies 7 B

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: CASS61429
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. Prentice Hall's -World Studies: Western Hemisphere- provides the basis for the course content. The student will complete a comprehensive study of the history, geography, and cultures of the United States, Canada, and the countries of Latin America. These countries will be studied with regard to their political divisions, natural resources, economies, population distribution, climates, and landforms. 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