Course Description

Each unit will focus on themes of social studies, economic understandings, government understandings, historical understandings, and geographic understandings of countries in Southwest Asia, Southern and Eastern Asia, and Africa. The focus of the first unit is “Connecting themes” and enduring understandings rather than specific standards that will be integrated throughout the Social Studies curriculum.  Various graphic organizers, PowerPoint presentations, short videos, research activities, games, and performance tasks will be used in the learning process.


The content of this course is determined by the standards set forth in the Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence listed on the Georgia Department of Education website at


Unit 1 Connecting Themes of Social Studies  

Units 2-4 Middle East (Southwest Asia)

Units 5- 7 Southern and Southeast Asia 

Units 8-10 Africa

Unit 11 Personal Finance