GCS Social Studies News: Fall 2015
...making History come alive...
Mrs. Greer is also working to develop a new website for the seventh grade to share assignments and helpful links. The site is still under construction, however, you can see a sneak preview here - https://sites.google.com/a/greenwichcsd.org/social-studies-7/
Global History & Geography 9
Global History and Geography 9 students are studying early river valley civilizations including Mesopotamia, Egypt, India and China. At the end of the unit they will be writing a comparison essay on the civilizations. The students have also spent considerable time developing geography skills. Throughout the year, they will be doing a variety of vocabulary assignments in order to better understand the terminology associated with Global History and Geography.
AP Global 9
SS 10: Global Studies II
11 US History & Government
D.C. trip is planned for juniors and seniors for March 12-16.
AP Government & Politics
Students have completed Unit 1. They completed a federalism inquiry, as well. They have completed FRQ (free response questions) in prep for the AP exam in May. In the next unit students will study political ideology and public opinion.