The Los Angeles Unified School District is in the process of developing a shared foundational understanding of the Common Core Standards. The division of History/Social Science is diligently working to support teachers in this transition. Please check back frequently for updated materials designed to support the implementation of Common Core.
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Students in grade ten study major turning points that shaped the modern world, from the late eighteenth century through the present, including the cause and course of the two world wars.
Students in grade eleven study the major turning points in American history in the twentieth century.
Students in grade twelve pursue a deeper understanding of the institutions of American government. In addition to studying government in grade twelve, students will also master fundamental economic concepts, applying the tools (graphs, statistics, equations) from other subject areas to the understanding of operations and institutions of economic systems.