Title of Course: Social Change
Inherit the Wind
Students will learn about the Scopes Monkey trial of 1925 and use critical thinking skills to differentiate between the facts of the real trial versus the dramatic representation in the play.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Students will learn about the socio-economics of pre-Apartheid South Africa and draw parallels between the civil rights struggles of 1950s-1960s United States.
Brave New World
Students will read a futuristic dystopian novel and draw parallels between Huxley’s vision and their contemporary world.
Agents of Change
Students will analyze their contemporary society and learn how to become an agent of change in their community.
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