Race & Culture In America


    1/2 Unit

    Prerequisite:  9th & 10th grade English and Social Studies

    Satisfies graduations requirement in 5-unit sequence in Social Studies


    Students will develop an appreciation and awareness of cultural diversity and the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to function in an increasingly culturally diverse world.  Students will increase their knowledge of history, current events, and resources in order to better understand how to function in a world that has mandated a deeper sense of cultural awareness.  Students will read and discuss relevant literature about how race and ethnicity currently impact the world in which we live.  Students will reap the benefits of individual and collective research related to the role of race in American society.