The curriculum for sixth grade focuses on the world outside of the United States and North America. Students begin with an introduction to geography. Throughout the year the five major concepts of location, place, and human interaction with environment, movement and region are emphasized.
The seventh grade Social Studies curriculum involves a comprehensive study of Ancient and Classical civilizations in the Mediterranean. Throughout the year students will explore the geography, governments, trade, philosophies and powerful ideas that shaped the course of world history.
This course is primarily a study of America's recorded history. Content of the course begins with the study of the American Revolution, the Constitution and the framework of American democracy. It continues with the Westward expansion and the critical developments leading up to the Civil War.