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History/ Social studies

AP World History: 

This course follows the syllabus and guidelines as set forth by AP Central (Click Here). Students will examine key dates/events in history and how they relate to modern times. Students will also learn the skills needed to successfully take the AP exam.

Grades: 10 - 12

Length: This is a full year course.

AP US Government and Politics: 

This course follows the syllabus and guidelines as set forth by AP Central (Click Here). Students will gain a better understanding of how the US government operates and about the US political system. Students will also learn the skills needed to successfully take the AP exam.

Grades: 10 - 12

Length: This is a full year course.

 

AP European History:

This course follows the syllabus and guidelines as set forth by AP Central (Click Here). Students will examine key dates/events in Europe’s history and how they relate to modern times. Students will also learn the skills needed to successfully take the AP exam.

Grades: 10 - 12

Length: This is a full year course

 

AP US History:

This course follows the syllabus and guidelines as set forth by AP Central (Click Here). Students will examine key dates/events in the United States’s history and how they relate to modern times. Students will also learn the skills needed to successfully take the AP exam.

Grades: 10 - 12

Length: This is a full year course

 

AP Human Geography:

This course follows the syllabus and guidelines as set forth by AP Central. (Click Here). Students will learn to better understand how human behaviors and customs affect the geographical properties of the world . Students will also learn the skills needed to successfully take the AP exam.

Grades: 10 - 12

Length: This is a full year course

 

World History:

In this course, students will learn about key events in the world’s history, and their effects on both the world as a whole, and on certain demographics/populations. Students will develop their comprehension skills and will also learn to analyze primary source documents. This course can be adapted to meet the standards of the New York Regents. It can be offered at both standard and honors levels.

Grades: 8 - 12

Length: This is a full year course

 

United States History:

In this course, students will learn about key events in the United States’s history, and how this great nation was born.  Students will develop their comprehension skills and will also learn to analyze primary source documents. This course can be adapted to meet the standards of the New York Regents. It can be offered at both standard and honors levels.

Grades: 8 - 12

Length: This is a full year course

 

Civics:

The US government was created to ensure that all citizens were able to express their opinions in a true democracy. In this class, students will learn how the governmental structure was created, and will examine whether the original goals set by our Founding Fathers have in fact been reached. Students will develop their comprehension skills and will also learn to analyze primary source documents. This course can be offered at both standard and honors levels.

Grades: 8 - 12

Length: This is a full year course

 

Decades:

In this unique course, students will examine each decade in US History starting with the 1900’s. In each decade unit, the students will learn about historical, cultural, and sociological events that helped shape the time period as well as today’s society. This course incorporates a lot of multimedia sources and provides the students to use their creative talents for a variety of hands-on learning projects. Students will also develop their comprehension skills and will also learn to analyze primary source documents.

Grades: 6 - 12

Length: This course can be offered in either one or two semesters.

Israel Advocacy:

In this course, students learn how they can better defend the State of Israel and how they can educate their communities. Students will learn about the origins of some of the most difficult differences between Israel and their Palestinian neighbors. Through hands on projects and through guest presentations by government ministers, journalists, and other key players, students will know the facts about BDS, the peace process, and other important topics.

Grades: 6 - 12

Length: This course can be offered in either one or two semesters.

 

Advanced Holocaust Studies:

Most of the students are already familiar with the basic timeline of events of this period. In this course however, students will go beyond the basics and will further examine the events and effects of this horrific period in history. Through multimedia, virtual tours, and materials/lectures provided by Yad-Vashem, students will examine history from all viewpoints. This course contains difficult materials and subject matter.

Grades: 11 - 12

Length: This course can be offered in either one or two semesters.

Art History:

Art History will provide an in depth study of art history and basic art concepts. Students will examine a variety of aspects of art history including themes and purposes of art; styles of art; the elements of art; design principles; two-dimensional media; western and non-western art history.  Students will also have a working knowledge of media.

Grades: 8 - 12

Length: This course can be offered in either one or two semesters.

History of Media:

This new elective traces the origins of media starting with the 19th Century and continuing to modern times. Students will learn about the history of newspapers and how the invention of radio, TV, and eventually the Internet, have changed the way we receive and understand the news/media. Students will also gain a better understanding of copyright and sharing issues.

Grades: 8 - 12

Length: This course can be offered in either one or two semesters.

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