Social Studies

Course Topic:  Social Studies           


Welcome from Ms. Weeks!
        I look forward to teaching and learning with your child this year!  Please do not hesitate to email (aweeks@sksd-ri.net), or call (BRMS 360-1800) if you have any questions or concerns.  Family, student and teacher working together equals a successful year!

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Grading
One letter grade per quarter (A,B,C,F) based on the following:
Quizzes         Tests         Projects          Essays          Classroom work


Overview

  • The purpose of this class is for all students to develop a deep, rich network of understandings related to the world around them
  • The objectives included in this class deal with history, geography, economics, and civics from a diverse, global perspective.
  • Units of study include Geography, Africa, East and South Asia and Latin America
Students engage in projects and activities that require them to apply social studies skills in real-world contexts.

This course is aligned with:
  • South Kingstown Social Studies Curriculum
  • National Social Studies Standards
  • Rhode Island Grade Span Expectations for Civics & Government and Historical Perspectives
  • Common Core Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History, Social Studies and Technical Subjects