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Ninth graders indicate how people arrived at the Americas and how climate and geography played a role in where they settled. They describe and compare the major advances made by the Olmec, Maya, and Aztec cultures in reference to Agriculture, Religion, Government, and Social Classes. Students state why (or theories why) the three cultures declined.
Young scholars explore how conflict resolution techniques can be used to resolve difference of opinion, both on a global and local scale. Students write in a journal about conflict using a phrase from the article as a starting point. Young scholars explore about the current conflict over the Summit of the Americas to be held in Quebec by reading and discussing the article "Quebec Journal:A Chain-Link Fence Rankles an Old Walled City."
What was so cool about the 1970s? Pop Rocks for one! Have the class put on their bell bottom pants and check out the popular films, TV, social movements, fashion, and technology of the 1970s. Major events of the time, such as Watergate, the Apollo space mission, and the oil embargo are also discussed.