The mission of the EHS social studies department is to develop leaners who are independently able to:
- Use knowledge of patterns in history to better undersand the present and prepare for the future
- Critically appraise historical claims and analyse contemporary issues
- Particiapte as an active and civil citizen in a democratic society
World History: The World History Course is a comprehensive survey of global history and interaction from 1600 to the modern day. To achieve this goal, this course will be guided by the Arizona History and Social Studies Standards, the Disciplinary Skills and Processes and ELA Companion Standards and Objectives established by The Leona Group. The course will include a balance of materials from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the Middle East. Each unit will include an “Inquiry Arc Project,” as suggested through the Arizona Board of Education’s Inquiry Arc Process for reinforcement of Disciplinary Skills and Processes and ELA Companion Standards.
US History: The United States History course is a comprehensive survey of United States history from the economic, social, and political origins of the American Republic through contemporary developments. To achieve this goal, the course will be guided by Arizona History and Social Studies Standards, the Disciplinary Skills and Processes and ELA Companion Standards and objectives established by The Leona Group. This course is taught as an inclusive, multicultural history of the United States. The role of women, immigrants, African-Americans, indigenous peoples, and the diverse racial, religious, and ethnic groups of America will be emphasized throughout the course of study
Course Scope and Sequence