U.S. History and Geography A

Course Description:

This is the first course of a two-course sequence. The purpose of U.S. history instruction is to foster civic-mindedness, global awareness, and social responsibility. Historical knowledge can empower the development of American citizenship values, active participation, and informed decision-making based on critical inquiry and analysis.. Assignments include short-form free response essays, primary document analysis, and investigative projects. Students will develop social studies-specific skills, including chronological reasoning, historical interpretation of perspective, inquiry, causal thinking, and argumentation.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): U.S. History and Geography A
Course Title (NCES SCED) : U.S. History—Comprehensive
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Michigan Virtual
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : MHSCE, MMC, NCAA
Ailgnment Document : http://media.mivu.org/mivhs/alignchart/ss/US_History_A_AlignmentChart_Sept_2016.pdf
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Semester, Trimester
NCES SCED Code :
Subject Area : Social Sciences and History
Course Identifier : U.S. History—Comprehensive
Course Level : (G) General or Regular
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 1 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSesq-7lqJjVBrRuwflE8db22egnhPXuu9DZ_wNmhplsVoor5A/viewform
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

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Additional Course Information:

This course will help students consider multiple historical perspectives, drawn from diverse sources and voices, and to use historical content knowledge to endow “historical thinking,” a critical skill for engaged citizens of a democratic system.

In this course, students will address essential historical questions drawn from the National Council for the Social Studies’ C3 Framework for Social Studies, including Change, Continuity and Context; Perspectives; Historical Sources and Evidence; and Causation and Argumentation, while meeting both the Michigan Content Expectations for U.S. History and Geography and the literacy standards of the Common Core State Standards. Students will draw on a variety of primary and secondary sources, developing both historical thinking and critical source analysis.

INACOL Online Course Quality Standards


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Review Conducted By : Quality Matters
Date of Review : 06/14/2016

Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020

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