Specialized Academic Instruction (SAI) Modern World History

Grade: 9-12

Duration/Credits

Year/10 Credits

UC/CSU : Yes - "a"

Prerequisite: Individual Education Plan team recommendation

The main emphasis of the course will be on Modern World History, focusing on the Enlightenment and beyond with a review of earlier periods. Students will develop an appreciation for the fundamental issues and themes that flow throughout Modern World history. They will be exposed to a broad body of historical knowledge. Additionally, they will be encouraged to use historical data to support a well-articulated argument or opinion. As in all social science classes at HHS, they will interpret and apply data from original documents, including, but not limited to, speeches, letters, newspapers, cartoons, and graphs. Finally, they will be exposed to the art of textbook reading, note-taking, and analysis.