Social Studies Courses
Our students receive Highly Capable services through a cluster group model in our Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science classes.
World History A+B
6th grade class, Year-Long
In sixth grade, students are ready to deepen their understanding of the Earth and its peoples through the study of history, geography, politics, culture, and economic systems. The recommended context for social studies learning in sixth grade is world history and geography. Students begin their examination of the world by exploring the location, place, and spatial organization of the world’s major regions.
Washington State History Fall + Spring
7th grade class: This is a required class for high school graduation, Year-Long
Satisfies core concepts and ideas in civics, economics, geography and the history of the Pacific Northwest, including the Salish Sea, its geographic and tribal regions, and the cultures and civilizations of the first peoples of this land, from time immemorial to first contact with Europeans, as outlined in state social studies standards and Since Time Immemorial state curriculum outcomes.
US History A+B
Required for 8th Grade, Year-Long
In U.S. History, students develop a new, more abstract level of understanding of social studies concepts. The recommended context for developing this understanding is U.S. history and government, 1776 to 1877. Students explore the ideas, issues, and events from the framing of the Constitution through Reconstruction. After reviewing the founding of the United States and the Constitution, students explore the development of politics, society, culture, and economy in the United States to deepen conceptual understandings in civics, geography, and economics.