This class will include various areas of information from the field of Social Studies. It will include the study of history, geography, and world cultures. The student will learn about the seven continents and a majority of the countries of the world. They will be required to learn the capital cities of these major countries and major physical features of these areas such as bodies of water, mountain ranges, and deserts. The class will also study major historical events that are important to the development of influential countries. These studies will include important events, people, and cultural developments that are significant to mankind. Class assignments will consist of worksheets, quizzes, tests, and reports. Information will be learned through the reading and discussion of newspaper articles, fact sheets, selected areas of textbooks, and research.