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10th Grade Social Studies Curriculum

10th Grade Social Studies Curriculum
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In 10th grade social studies, students usually focus on world history, including the early peoples and civilizations, medieval Europe, new technologies in warfare, and industrialism, global economics and more. These concepts will help students understand and reflect on key turning points in the history of the world.

Read on to for more information on what to teach in 10th grade social studies, how to create learning objectives and why Time4Learning is the curriculum of choice for many homeschoolers.

What Do You Teach in Tenth Grade Social Studies?

Your 10th grade social studies curriculum will heavily depend on your state’s requirements and your preferred choice. That said, any high school social studies education should provide the framework and education young people need to prepare for the challenges of citizenship.

While Time4Learning usually recommends the Survey of World History course, parents can choose from the list of courses below:

Learn more about Time4Learning’s tenth grade social studies curriculum below.

Social Studies Objectives for Tenth Grade

At the end of the school year, your child should have a full grasp on early Egypt and its culture, the relationship between history and the arts, the World Wars, communism and the cold war, the function of world organizations and more.

As a main goal, you should promote critical thinking, engage students in problem solving and discipline-based inquiry. Some of your objectives can include:

  • Identifying the effects of the growth of America’s railroads on business and settlement.
  • Explaining U.S. civil rights and liberties.
  • Describing how China influenced early Japanese and Korean civilizations.
  • Writing detailed papers on various subjects in world history.
  • Identifying immigration and demographic changes.
  • Analyze different time periods and properly sequence them.

Time4Learning 10th Grade Social Studies Lesson Plans

  • Studying History
  • Human Origins and the Neolithic Revolution
  • The Fertile Crescent
  • Phonecia, Assyria, and Persia
  • Early Egypt
  • Egyptian Culture
  • Judaism
  • The Rise of China
  • Indian Dynasties
  • Hinduism and Buddhism
  • Early Greece
  • Athens and Sparta
  • Greece’s Golden Age
  • Alexander’s Empire
  • The Republic of Rome
  • Roman Civilization
  • Christianity
  • The Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Writing Workshop: Should the United States Enact Mandatory Voting Legislation?
  • The Byzantine Empire
  • Islam
  • Spread of Islam
  • Ottoman and Mughal Empires
  • East and West African Civilizations
  • Imperial China
  • Mongol Empire
  • Ming Dynasty
  • Early Japanese and Korean Civilizations
  • Russia and Eastern Europe
  • Early Middle Ages
  • Feudalism
  • Life in the Early Middle Ages
  • Art and Culture in Medieval Europe
  • Church Authority in Europe
  • Government in England
  • Impact of the Crusades
  • Challenges in Late Medieval Times
  • The Renaissance
  • The Literature and Philosophy of the Renaissance
  • Artistic Achievements of the Renaissance
  • The Northern Renaissance
  • The Protestant Renaissance
  • The Counter-Reformation
  • Civilizations in North and South America
  • Voyages of Exploration
  • Conquest of the Americas
  • Three Worlds Meet
  • The Struggle for North America
  • Absolute Monarchy in Europe
  • The Glorious Revolution
  • The Scientific Revolution
  • The Enlightenment
  • The American Revolution
  • The French Revolution Begins
  • The Reign of Terror
  • Napoleon’s Rise and Fall
  • Cumulative Exam
  • Age of Revolutions
  • Rise of the Nation-State
  • Latin American Revolutions
  • The Industrial Age
  • The Growth of Cities
  • Impact of the Industrial Age
  • Age of Reform
  • New Economic Theories
  • The Mew Imperialism
  • Spheres of Influence in Muslim Lands
  • India Under British Rule
  • Imperialism in East Asia
  • The Rise of Modern Japan
  • Imperialism in Africa
  • Writing Workshop: Geography, Industrialization, and Imperialism
  • World War I Begins
  • A New Kind of War
  • World War I Ends
  • Revolution in Russia
  • Cultural and Intellectual Trends
  • Global Economic Crisis
  • Authoritarianism, Fascism, and Dictators
  • Rise of Hitler
  • WWII Begins
  • Japan’s Pacific Campaign
  • The Holocaust
  • Victory for the Allies
  • Stalin and the Soviet Union
  • Communism in China
  • Origins of the Cold War
  • Cold War at its Height
  • The Cold War Around the World
  • End of the Cold War
  • Collapse of Communism
  • European Union
  • Modernization in China
  • Indian Independence
  • Challenges of Independence in Asia
  • Decolonization in Africa
  • South Africa and Apartheid
  • Latin American Reform
  • Challenges in South America
  • Israel
  • Nationalism in the Middle East
  • Conflict in the Middle East
  • International Organizations
  • Terrorism
  • Ethnic and Religious Conflict
  • Genocide
  • Women’s Rights and Roles
  • Impact of Science and Technology
  • Demographics and Population
  • Economic Globalization
  • Cumulative Exam

Why Choose Time4Learning Tenth Grade Social Studies Homeschool Curriculum

10th graders appreciate as much choice as possible in their coursework. Teens who have extensive input on the curricula and courses they take during high school are much more likely to apply themselves and do their best with their studies overall.

Time4Learning offers plenty of options for 10th graders to choose from for social studies and beyond. The concepts, information, and practices in social studies helps students build an informed and balanced view of our interconnected world and its citizens.

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