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    AMERICAN STUDIES 2

    Course # 22273

    Full Year

    1/2 Credit US History and 1/2 Credit Economics

    Foundations

    Available to Grade 11

    This year long course examines the major people, events and trends in United States history from the end of the First World War through the first two decades of the 21st Century. Course objectives will include the impact of industrialization and globalization on the American political and economic system, while exploring the development of modern American culture and the persistent fight for equal rights. This course embeds the main concepts and objectives of economics, including scarcity, economic systems, supply, demand, price, business structures, market types, economic stability, international trade, banking and the Federal Reserve System, as well as monetary and fiscal policy. Students will engage and participate in a wide range of formative, summative and performance-based assessments and activities designed to provide opportunities to demonstrate departmental essential learning components through the application of research, writing, technology, use of primary documents, class discussion and student presentations.  

     

     

    AMERICAN STUDIES 2

    Course # 22274

    Full Year

    1/2 Credit US History and 1/2 Credit Economics

    Available to Grade 11

    This year long course examines the major people, events and trends in United States history from the end of the First World War through the first two decades of the 21st Century. Course objectives will include the impact of industrialization and globalization on the American political and economic system, while exploring the development of modern American culture and the persistent fight for equal rights throughout. This course embeds the main concepts and objectives of economics, including scarcity, economic systems, supply, demand, price, business structures, market types, economic stability, international trade, banking and the Federal Reserve System, as well as monetary and fiscal policy. Students will engage and participate in a wide range of formative, summative and performance-based assessments and activities designed to provide opportunities to demonstrate departmental essential learning components through the application of research, writing, technology, use of primary documents, class discussion and student presentations. 

     

    AMERICAN STUDIES 2

    Course # 22275

    Full Year

    1/2 Credit US History and 1/2 Economics

    Honors

    Available to Grade 11

    This year long course examines the major people, events and trends in United States history from the end of the First World War through the first two decades of the 21st Century. Course objectives will include the impact of industrialization and globalization on the American political and economic system, while exploring the development of modern American culture and the persistent fight for equal rights throughout. This course embeds the main concepts and objectives of economics, including scarcity, economic systems, supply, demand, price, business structures, market types, economic stability, international trade, banking and the Federal Reserve System, as well as monetary and fiscal policy. Students will engage and participate in a wide range of formative, summative and performance-based assessments and activities designed to provide opportunities to demonstrate departmental essential learning components through the application of research, writing, technology, use of primary documents, class discussion and student presentations. The goal of this Honors course is to develop students’ advanced thinking, reading, speaking and written expression. Students will be expected to engage in activities designed to develop an understanding of complex issues, concepts through both written and visual components of reinforcement. This course requires a summer project.