Mastery Lists

 U.S. II Mastery List

Time Frame

Students will have mastered the following:

September – January

 

  1. Examine the causes and effects of international conflicts such as WWII, The Cold War, and Korean War.
  2. Discuss and reflect on the impact of new technologies from WWII to present (up to 1960s).
  3. Identify and analyze the emerging cold war battlegrounds (such as spheres of influence, containment policies, early cold war arms and space race, etc)
  4. Analyze primary and secondary sources of the early cold war years.
  5. Expand application of geography skills.

February - June

  1. Examine the causes and effects of international conflicts the Vietnam War.
  2. Analyze the cultural and social struggles and triumphs faced by minorities domestically and internationally (i.e. African Americans, women, Latino’s, Native Americans, and social classes)
  3. Interpret the role of economics in shaping domestic and foreign policies.
  4. Discuss and reflect on the impact of new technologies from WWII to present ( 1960s forward).
  5. Analyze primary and secondary sources from the latter cold war years.
  6. Analyze and discuss the expanding credibility gap between the government and citizens during the 60s,70s,80s,90s, and today.
  7. Write historical analytical essays.
  8. Continue to interpret the role of international affairs on American domestic and foreign policies.
  9. Explain the challenges affecting newly independent nations in the Third World.

 
Global Studies Mastery List

Time Frame

Students will have mastered the following:

September – January

 

  1. Identify how the Scientific Revolution created the beginnings of a modern world.
  2. To explain the contrast between the scientific revolution and Enlightenment.
  3. Analyze how the age of revolutions had a global impact.
  4. Read, interpret, evaluate, and incorporate various types of sources in writing prompts.

February - June

  1. To investigate Mass Killing/Genocide/deadly conflicts/ ethnic & religious conflicts
  2. To analyze challenges for developing nations: Industrialization and urbanization
  3. Identify and discuss contemporary issues in relation to current events.
  4. Analyze how change occurs through time due to shifting values and beliefs as well as technological advancements and changes in the political and economic landscape.
  5. Relate current events to the physical and human characteristics of places and regions.