Global Studies 8
What is Global Studies? Geography is the lead discipline in this Global Studies class while contemporary world history provides a secondary emphasis. Citizenship and government along with economics help to enrich the study of world geography. -MN Dept. of Education Class Objectives • Identify the physical and human features of regions of the earth • Utilize the Five Themes of Geography and mapping skills to discuss and locate features (both physical and human) of the earth • Analyze important trends in the modern world (demographic change, shifting trade patterns, globalization) • Utilize Minnesota Literacy Standards in Social Studies to demonstrate understanding of Global Studies content (reading and writing in the content area) • Create an AWESOME final project to display at the JMS Festival of Nations!