Grade 8 - Florida Social Studies

Florida: M/J Geography: Europe and The Americas (Credit: 1.00)

M/J Geography: Europe and the Americas takes students on a journey in which they will learn about the physical and human geography of various regions. They will study the history of each region and examine the cultural characteristics of the world in which we live. Students will also learn about the tools and technologies of geography such as globes, maps, charts, and global information systems. Students will study methods of historical inquiry and primary and secondary historical documents. Students will also gain practice in writing and note-taking. They will be asked to create maps, graphic organizers, conduct research, analyze information, and write essays on topics such as current events and national parks.