Sophia's US History I course builds student knowledge of key events and figures in the history of the United States from American prehistory through the era of Reconstruction. This course emphasizes critical thinking skills and consideration of multiple perspectives through the analysis of primary sources. Students will learn how to think like a historian and apply a historian's lens to real-world situations. Full Description
3 semester credits
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This U.S. History I course uses problem-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real-world situations. Our Many Ways™ learning model features a range of instructional materials to support your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
In Sophia's U.S. History I course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:
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