What are we learning this year?

Unit 1- Intro to Social Studies

  • Studying complex societies, past and present

Unit 2- Human Rights & Access

  • Early Indian and Central Asian civilizations, religions, and cultures  

  • Early East Asian societies, religions, and cultures Ancient China, c. 1600 BCE–500 CE  

  • Ancient Japan and Korea, c.300 BCE–1300 CE 

Unit 3- Independence & Political Freedom 

  • Ancient Israel, Palestine, c. 2000 BCE–70 CE 

  • The ancient Arabian Peninsula (7th century CE)

Unit 4- Rights & Responsibilities 

  • Ancient and Classical Greece, c. 1200–300 BCE 

Unit 5- Structural Inequity 

  • Ancient and Classical Rome, the Roman Republic, and the Roman Empire, c. 500 BCE–500 CE

Unit 6- Actions & Activism 

  • Ancient Israel, Palestine, c. 2000 BCE–70 CE

  • Physical and political geography of East Asia 

  • Physical and political geography of Southeast Asia and Oceania

  • Physical and political geography of Europe