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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.

If you need 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, please review the following information.

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 by checking out the 10th grade social studies scope and sequence and the 10th grade social studies lesson plans.

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.

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.

Below are just a few reasons why many families prefer Time4Learning’s social studies curriculum for 10th grade:

As a Full Curriculum
  • Affordable monthly membership plan that includes automated grading and reporting for busy parents.
  • Parents can easily customize reports by subject, date and even filter by activity type to help organize homeschool portfolios.
  • On-screen teachers use clear graphic organizers to present lesson goals and lesson organization in a student-friendly manner.
  • Parents can set minimum passing grades and have students redo lessons where they scored below the minimum.
  • Video lessons include closed-captioning to support students with different learning abilities.
  • Curriculum aligns with social studies content standards for tenth grade.
  • Engaging projects are embedded throughout the course, for application of skills. Included are tools for scoring, and student guides for a smooth start.
  • Adaptable online curriculum to meet your schedule and preferred homeschooling style.
As a Supplement
  • Our 10th grade social studies curriculum aligns with state and national standards, making it a great test prep tool.
  • Lessons begin with a thought-provoking warm-up activity to engage students and activate or build on prior knowledge.
  • Parents are free to customize the lessons to fit their child’s needs or use the suggested sequence of courses, making it a great after school program.
  • Tools for revising and scoring essays are included in the instructional sequences. These tools include checklists for revision suggestions, and rubrics for scoring.
  • Students can access their lessons 24/7, making it great for learning at any time day or evening.
  • Our adaptive and customizable program works well for summer learning and different learning styles.
  • Students can pause and repeat lessons, quizzes and tests to ensure mastery.

Additional 10th Grade Homeschool Resources

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Or explore the our other tenth-grade resources:

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