WHS Social Science, World Language and ELL

College level survey of Spanish and Latin American Literature

Used for M2 teacher training

European history from 1450 - present...

This course is an advanced level Spanish class which prepares students for the AP Spanish Language test

This course introduces the fundamental skills of effective written and oral communication including style, structure, and language appropriate for various purposes and audiences. Students will be actively involved in research methodology, writing, and speaking. As part of the course work, students will review basic grammar and usage, study vocabulary, read selected fiction and nonfiction texts, and utilize technology to develop multimedia products and presentations.

Honors Spanish 4

This course provides a study of a variety of literary periods and styles of Hispanic literature with an emphasis on oral communication.  Novels, plays, poetry, and contemporary short stories are studied, giving the student more advanced insight into Hispanic civilization and literature.  A systematic grammar review is provided at this level.  Continued emphasis is placed on developing composition skills.  Opportunities may be provided for students to pursue their own interests through special projects, including language lab activities.

This course is designed for students who will benefit from direct instruction and practice in reading and reading comprehension within the content of World History.  Therefore, the curriculum will be differentiated to support and advance the skill level of each student. The outcomes of this course is to acquire an awareness, appreciation, and knowledge of the history of our world and it’s geography. Specifically students will study the events and people who have shaped our world. Ultimately, you will analyze the causes and effects of these significant events. You will also develop an understanding and hopefully appreciation of various cultures. Finally, you will be able to apply historical events to current events and therefore develop a better understanding of our global interdependent world. 

This course is for Spanish-speaking students who primarily wish to improve their reading and writing skills while also refining their speaking and listening skills; as a result learners will become biliterate and bicultural by developing and improving their academic and professional Spanish. In addition to grammar, vocabulary, and writing , this class also covers the culture, geography, history and literature of Latin America.

This accelerated U.S. History course for academically capable juniors and seniors incorporates college level materials, assignments, and means of evaluation in order to enrich, stimulate, and challenge the superior student. Placement is highly selective and is based on past grades, test scores, counselor recommendation, and interest in history. This course will prepare students to take the Advanced Placement exam.

This course is an introduction to the Spanish language and culture with an emphasis on understanding and speaking the language.  Students will develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills and acquire topical vocabulary and knowledge of elementary grammar.  This class also provides insight into Hispanic culture (geography, cross-cultural differences, and current events).

This course continues the work of French 1 although its content corresponds to a higher level of complexity or expression. The major focus is to expand the students knowledge of basic grammatical concepts essential to the mastery of the French language. This class places additional emphasis on vocabulary development and cross-cultural comparisons through supplementary readings, film units, and laboratory activities.

This course continues the work of Honors French 3 although its content corresponds to a higher level of complexity or expression. The major focus is to expand the students knowledge of basic grammatical concepts essential to the mastery of the French language. This class places additional emphasis on vocabulary development and cross-cultural comparisons through supplementary readings, film units, and laboratory activities.

This course continues the work of French 2 although its content corresponds to a higher level of complexity or expression. The major focus is to expand the students knowledge of basic grammatical concepts essential to the mastery of the French language. This class places additional emphasis on vocabulary development and cross-cultural comparisons through supplementary readings, film units, and laboratory activities.

This course is an introduction to the French language and culture with an emphasis on understanding and speaking the language.  Students will develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills and acquire topical vocabulary and knowledge of elementary grammar.  This class also provides insight into French culture (geography, cross-cultural differences, and current events).

This course focuses on the worlds physical features, how they blend with social systems, and how they affect economies, politics, and human interaction. By understanding how political and economic systems influence international events, students will develop the skills and knowledge they will need to be contributing citizens: they will be able to make informed choices, prudently use resources, and function as effective participants in the economies around them.

This course introduces students to the disciplines of social science as directed by the Illinois State Standards. Areas of study will include psychology (study skills), political science, economics, sociology (social systems), and geography.

This course introduces students to the disciplines of social science as directed by the Illinois State Standards. Areas of study will include psychology (study skills), political science, economics, sociology (social systems), and geography.

This course provides an accelerated study of Human Geography, Politics, and Economics equivalent to those gained in a college level introductory course. Emphasis will be on ways that early civilizations throughout the world developed systems in beliefs about the nature of the world and how these and other beliefs resulted in laws, religions, languages, economics, communication, and technology that have shaped the modern world. Students will understand how political and economic systems influence international events. This course will prepare students to take the College Board Advanced Placement exam.

This course introduces students to the disciplines of social science as directed by the Illinois State Standards. Areas of study will include psychology (study skills), political science, economics, sociology (social systems), and geography.

This course provides a behavioral study of oneself in relationship to human group behavior. Specific units will include sociological methodology, cultures, institutions, values, marriage, family, sexuality, and social issues. This course will introduce consumer education topics that will be completed in Sociology 2 (07720). Students must complete both semester courses (07710 and 07720) to satisfy the state consumer education requirement.

This course is a required course investigating the history of America from the age of discovery to the present. Teachers may present material in either chronological or topical units. Students take the federal and state constitutions, Declaration of Independence, and flag code test required for graduation during this course.

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History with a global focus...