10th CWI

The KSD Social Studies logo with the four themes of origins, conflict, systems, and change.   

Contemporary World Issues  

Grade Level  Standards and Expectations

Classroom-Based Assessment Models (CBAs)

 

Topic Core Resources Supplemental Resources

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Video Streaming, Project Ideas and Activities

 Geography Review

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National Geographic video on the 5 themes

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The Lorax

*All resources may not be available at all high schools. Contact department leaders for resource information.

 

 

Economic and Political Systems

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Newsweek Magazine

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The Choices Program(www.choices.edu)

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Stanford Universityís S.P.I.C.E curriculum

 
bullet Macroeconomic Concepts
World Religious Patterms
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Stanfordís S.P.I.C.E Curriculum

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Newsweek Magazine

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Current Issues (Close-up)

bulletThe World Today (Amsco)
 
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Religions of the World: Islam

Introduction to International Government and Trade

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Stanfordís  S.P.I.C.E Curriculum

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Newsweek Magazine

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Current Issues (Close-up)

bulletThe World Today (Amsco)
 

 

Regional Geo-political Studies (choice of regions to be studied see KSD frameworks)
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Stanfordís  S.P.I.C.E Curriculum

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Newsweek Magazine

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Current Issues (Close-up)

bulletThe World Today (Amsco)

Assessment

CBA: Causes of Conflict

   
bulletAmerican Resources
 
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American Radicalism

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Landmark Court Cases

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Emergence of Modern America, The: America Becomes a World Power

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Civil Rights: The Long Road to Equality

bulletAfrican resources
   
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Africa in Focus: Central African Republic

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Africa in Focus: Egypt

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Africa in Focus: Ghana

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Africa in Focus: Ivory Coast

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Africa in Focus: Kenya

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Africa in Focus: Morocco

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Africa in Focus: Mozambique

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Africa in Focus: South Africa: A Land Apart

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Africa in Focus: Tanzania

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Africa in Focus: Tunisia

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Africa in Focus: Zaire

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Africa in Focus: The Horn of Africa

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Africa in Focus: Zambia

European Resources  
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The Historical Atlas of Europe: The Development of Europeís Modern States 1648 Ė 2001 

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The British Broadcasting Corporation

bullet Joseph Schultz (see review)
Country Information  
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LOC Country Studies

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Background Notes

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Country Briefings

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Amnesty International

bullet Japan:  Timeline of Change
Any Topic  
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The History News Network

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Foreign Policy Association

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RefDesk Newspapers

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United Nations' InfoNation

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World Facts Book

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The Internet Public Library on-line newspapers

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Social Science Research Council

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National Security Archive

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How to Study Cultures: How Beliefs and Values Define a Culture

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