Welcome to Social Studies 8!
Students will look at the development of civilizations from the 7th century to 1750. They will also compare the development of the Western World with the development of many other Civilizations including China, Japan and the Arab World. Students will learn organizational skills, writing skills, digital literacy skills, primary and secondary source analysis, social responsibility, note taking and interpersonal skills –developed through group projects and engaging activities.
Students will be introduced to WordPress as a platform for a digital portfolio and journey of learning. Digital literacy skills will be incorporated throughout the year. Students will gain confidence in locating, organizing, understanding, evaluating, and analyzing information using digital technology.