Culture: Learners will understand concepts such as beliefs, values, institutions, cohesion, diversity, accommodation, adaptation, assimilation, and dissonance;
That the beliefs, values, and behaviors of a culture form an integrated system that helps shape the activities and ways of life that define a culture.
Time: Learners will understand the influences of social, geographic, economic, and cultural factors on the history of local areas, states, nations, and the world.
Individuals, Groups, and Institutions: Learners will understand concepts such as norms, status, role, socialization, race, ethnicity, and gender.
Power, Authority, and Governance: How are governments organized in communities, states, and nations?
Science, Technology, and Society: What are historic examples of science and technology that have impacted individuals, society, and the world?