Honors Social Studies 9
This course continues work begun in Grade 8 and includes the history of the United States from 1890 to the present. Units include: Industrialism and Reform, America as a World Power, The 1920's-Great Depression-New Deal, WWII and Early Cold War, Decades of Change, End of the Cold War and Contemporary America.
This course is designed for students who have demonstrated proficiency in social studies content and skills as well as language arts skills. Students will be expected to complete significantly more reading, informative and persuasive writing, and research projects than in the standard course. Some of the educational materials will be on a higher level than those used in the standard course.