The Social Studies Department at Grove School is committed to helping students develop a civic responsibility as well as a cultural appreciation. Social Studies classes cover a variety of topics in US History, Global Studies, Cultural and Social Issues. The department promotes critical thinking through analysis of primary sources and develops students’ ability to formulate and support positions on historical and current topics.
Grades: 11, 12
Department: Social Studies
This will be a high school/college-prep course including the foundations and theories that make up philosophy and ethics. This course will be mainly textbook and essay reading based with a strong emphasis on reinforcement in classroom discussions. Also students will demonstrate their knowledge of topics of focus by completing weekly paper assignments/ response papers.