Washington State History A/B

Washington State History is an engaging, interactive course that offers students a chance to delve into topics in civics, economics, geography, and history, including world history, US history, and Washington state history. Features of the course like interactive timelines and click-to-see interactions will increase student engagement while still encouraging the growth of skills associated with understanding social studies. Each unit of the course aligns to Washington state standards, and teachers will find that the course also aligns to English Language Arts (ELA) Standards for History and Social Studies. In semester A, students will study a range of topics, including skills that historians use when studying the past, the many facets of US government and Washington state government, followed by an exploration of economic concepts. Semester B focuses first on an examination of geography and culture before turning to a discussion of historical topics including the history of the state of Washington from the pre-Columbian era to the present day.