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.
Current Social Issues
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Department: Social Studies
CSI investigates contemporary social issues that impact the United States as well as the global community. Students demonstrate mastery through the development and completion of an academic journal, writing “college style” essays, learning the research process, and working in small group situations. Contracting for a grade is optional.