11th Grade Required Courses

Instructors:

This course fulfills their junior year graduation requirement in history. Incorporating the MA State Curriculum Standards for World History II, students will learn content and interpretations of historic eras including: ·

  • The Enlightenment and Revolutionary-era concepts
  • the Industrial Revolution
  • post-Industrial Revolution science
  • 19th century culture and reform (including Marxism)
  • the unification of and issues within and between pre-World War I nations
  • Western imperialism
  • World War I
  • the Russian Revolution
  • the Great Depression
  • the rise of the totalitarian dictators
  • developing-world political forces
  • World War II
  • the Cold War
  • post-Cold War challenges
  • world political, economic & social globalization

Students use texts and other sources (i.e. primary source readings and historic films), and engage in activities such as critical thinking skill exercises, maps, debates, and timelines. Assessment is based on objective and essay tests, outside projects, homework, quizzes, classroom activities, and a research paper.

This course is intended for the student who is seriously interested in history. Incorporating the MA State Curriculum Frameworks for World History II, students will learn content and interpretations of historic eras including: ·

  • the Enlightenment and Revolutionary-era concepts
  • the Industrial Revolution
  • 19th century social, culture, and political reform
  • unification (Germany & Italy) and nationalism of pre-World War I nations
  • Western imperialism
  • World War I
  • Russian Revolution
  • Great Depression
  • the rise of the totalitarian dictators
  • developing-world political forces
  • World War II
  • the Cold War
  • post-Cold War eras
  • world political, economic & social globalization

Students use texts and other sources (i.e. primary source readings and historic films), and engage in activities such as critical thinking skill exercises, maps, debates, and timelines. Assessment is based on objective and essay tests, outside projects, homework, quizzes, classroom activities, and a research paper.