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World Geography 9
Brief Course Description:
This semester, the World Geography course will consist of an in-depth
examination of the study of geography, with the geographic components
revolving around the five fundamental themes of geography and the
nationally recognized standards for geography. The major content
standards utilize geographic skills (reviewed and taught in the first
unit/standard) to examine various regions of the world. The emphasis
of the course is on geography and climate and their impact on the
development, history and government, culture and lifestyle, and
contemporary society of a region.
Semester I Units of Instruction:
During the first semester, the World Geography course will cover the
following units/regions: Prerequisite Geography Skills, United
States/Canada, Latin America, Europe/Eurasian Republics, and Southwest
Asia (Middle East)/North Africa.
Semester II Units of Instruction:
During the second semester, the World Geography course will cover the
following units/regions: Sub-Saharan Africa, South and East Asia (
China, India, Japan and Korea ), and a eight week exposure to Culture of Lawfulness.
a copy of current course syllabus: