10th Grade Humanities

This is a course designed for 10th grade honors students. It combines World History and World Literature. It uses a thematic approach to study the ideas, which have intrigued man from the beginning of time. Themes range from “The Nature of Man” to “The Role of the Leader in History and the Arts” and require from the student extensive oral participation, expository writing, and use of research techniques. As an interdisciplinary course, it also entails art, music, philosophy, architecture, and religion. This course is highly recommended for the student who plans to attend a four‑year college or university. This is a two‑period course that combines English and social science and five (5) credits will be awarded for successful completion in each of the two subject areas. Prerequisite: Recommendation of English and geography instructors.