Social Studies

Social Studies 6:

Sixth Grade Geography is a study of the patterns and interactions of countries in the Western Hemisphere. Students will determine information about people, places, and environment through the use and construction of geography tools.

Social Studies 7:

This course will teach students how to organize and to analyze information about several world cultures. The course content emphasizes both physical geography skills and a knowledge of the cultural components of each area studied. Specific cultures from the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and Africa will be investigated.

Social Studies 8:

This course is an overview of United States History with a strong emphasis on civics,

economics, and geography. The 3 major focus areas include Exploration and Settlement, Development of Constitutional America, and The Expanding Nation - economic growth and development of the U.S.


PSD does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, age or disability in access or admission to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. A lack of English speaking skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation.