SOCIAL STUDIES United States History Options

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SOCIAL STUDIES United States History Options

SOCIAL STUDIES United States History Options
Independence students will have 3 choices for their US History credits in the coming school year. Each of these courses will run one single trimester and students will have to take 2 of the 3 options in order to gain their full US History credits for graduation. The following are simple descriptions for these course choices.

US History Through Film
Difficult Rating 1/5
- Straightforward history class that is based on 2-3 films. Each film is assessed through a project which requires applying historical facts to the movie. Some reading is required, but nothing that is of great length or complexity.

US History Through Music
Difficulty Rating 2/5
- This class requires looking at both songs as well as historical events to understand different time periods in US History. Will require both listening to music as well as interpreting lyrics to determine how the time period influenced music. 3-4 projects which all require music analysis.

US History: Independence in World War II
Difficulty Rating 2/5
- This class looks at the European and Pacific Theaters of World War II using a specific text about Independence veterans who fought in each. This will require reading this text and analyzing the importance of our veterans stories within historical events. 2 main projects about specific veterans will be the focus of this class.

Credit: 0.5

Length: (1) Trimester

Grade Level: 9

Prerequisite: None

Cum Laude Points: 0

Career Cluster(s):

  • 09
  • SOC ST