|World Geography (Grade 10)
This course for sophomores is intended to serve as an overall introduction to the major cultural, economic, historical and physical aspects of the study of world geography today. The major cultural and political regions of the world will be studied including the Middle East, South Asia, East Asia and the Pacific, the Commonwealth of Independent States and former Soviet Republics, and selected regions of Europe, Africa, and Latin America. Themes such as globalization, technology, global health issues, economic disparity, terrorism, and emerging economies will be treated throughout the year. An interdisciplinary, (English/social studies), research project on a global issue will be completed second semester.
Textbook Titles: World Geography, (Prentice Hall)
Varied readings, supplemental units