This course investigates what is happening in the world today, including significant events, behind-the-scenes causes, who's who, and future trends. It teaches students how to effectively gather accurate information by studying primary sources.
Students need to have access to resources such as current magazines, television broadcasts, or newspaper articles.
Unit 1: Basic News Terms and Bibliography
Unit 2: Basic Geography of Current Events
Unit 3: An Economic Understanding of the News
Unit 4: World Affairs and the Environment
Unit 5: National and State Government Issues
Unit 6: Local Government Issues