Global I R/S
Grade 9 begins with the Paleolithic Era and the development of the first civilizations, continues with
an examination of classical societies, and traces the expansion of trade networks and their global
impact. The course emphasizes the key themes of interactions over time, shifts in political power,
and the role of belief systems.
Global II R/S
Grade 10 provides a snapshot of the world circa 1750. The course continues chronologically up to
the present. Several concepts are woven throughout the course including industrialization,
nationalism, imperialism, conflict, technology, and the interconnectedness of the world. The last
three Key Ideas focus on global issues, applying a more thematic approach.