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MS World Cultures and Geography CR A

School Year: 2022-2023
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: VM2053
College Concurrent: No
School District: Johnson County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Johnson 1 Virtual Education Program
Course Capacity: 99
Grade Level(s): 6
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Edgenuity
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Edgenuity
Credits: 0.00
Standards: Wyoming standards alignment available from the district upon request
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: TBD
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 22, 2022 - May 26, 2023
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
Designed to introduce students to the study of geography, SS2041 helps students master important concepts in physical and human geography. Comprehensive and organized by region, this two semester middle school course helps students understand the EarthÌs physical and human diversity. Students analyze population and settlement patterns and evaluate the ways that human activities modify the physical environment. While studying humans around the world, students compare development, standards of living, systems of government, and economic factors around the world. In addition, students gain a rich understanding of global cultures and the historical factors that have shaped the world around them. All units in the course are parallel and include studies in physical and human geography, ancient cultures, regional studies, and modern issues. Credit recovery class.
Course Prerequisites:
NA
Required Materials:
Internet access, Computer, paper, pencil, household items, and appropriate text.
Course Accessibility:
Pacing of the content is set. The course content and LMS are available with the URL and personal password. Students can access course content 24 hours a day, 7 days a week where the internet is accessible.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Attendance verified weekly by teacher.
  • 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.
  • Participation time will be recorded by weekly attendance and or cumulative progress.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • When this course is taken by a student in a school with a district-assigned learning coach, seat time attendance may be used to document participation.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Estimated time to complete course is 50-100 hours. Teacher verification of participation weekly. Some form of weekly communication between student/parent and teacher via phone, zoom, email or in person.