Social Studies (Middle School Curriculum)

Social Studies

The Social Studies program encourages students to develop as thoughtful, responsible and active citizens who consider multiple perspectives and make reasoned judgments. The more we can learn about humanity and our world, the more we discover about ourselves.

Grade 6 Topics

  • Society and culture
  • Politics and law
  • The United Nations
  • Economy and technology
  • Environment

Grade 7 Topics

  • Creation and evolution
  • Early people
  • Mesopotamia
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Rome
  • Current events

Grade 8 Topics

  • The Fall of Rome
  • The Dark Ages
  • The Carolingians
  • The Age of Feudalism
  • The Hundred Years War
  • The Renaissance
  • Easter Island
  • Current events

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